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Lu Xun Memorial and Gravesite

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Address: No.2288 Sichuan North Road, Shanghai 200000, China
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The famouos Chinese writer Lu Xun, is buried in Hongkou Park.

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Free and interesting Lu Xun Museum

Lu Xun (鲁迅) was a fascinating character. He studied medicine in Japan, but decided to become a novelist to change China. This free museum was located in, you guessed it, the Lu... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 May 2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016

Lu Xun (鲁迅) was a fascinating character. He studied medicine in Japan, but decided to become a novelist to change China. This free museum was located in, you guessed it, the Lu Xun Park (鲁迅公园). It has various exhibit areas, depicting his life and his works. In addition, there are some large art pieces and quite a few woodblock prints... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2015

If you are a great fan of the Chinese writer Lu Xun, then perhaps a visit to this memorial in Lu Xun Park is advisable. Otherwise, it is really the Lu Xun Park, in which the memorial and statue of him are found that it is interest or it is to be avoided. It is packed with people, perhaps all... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2014

Lu Xun stayed in Japan when Japan and Russia battled in 1904; Russo-Japanese war. While he was in Sendai, Japan, he saw some Chinese laughed at the Chinese beaten by some Japanese. They only laughed as other Japanese did and no help to the beaten. So, Lu Xun recognized that what he had to cure to Chinese citizen was not... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2012

It is a park area, not very interesting if you are not able to read the great scholar's texts in chinese.

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Hongkou
History oozes out of every fiber of the city, but Hongkou is a particularly notable neighborhood. Shanghai was a safe haven for about 20,000 Jews during the Second World War, and traces of this heritage can still be found in buildings and park monuments. Historic foreign relations aside, this neighborhood throws you into traditional Shanghainese life without taking you too far away from the city center. Some of the city’s best-preserved, ancient longtangs (laneway communities) and shikumen (Shanghainese lanehouses) are still in use as actual residences here. If you like to be surrounded by local faces, Hongkou is a great area to spend your time in. The football stadium, Duolun Lu and the North Bund area await should you need some entertainment.
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