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Lu Xun Memorial and Gravesite

No.2288 Sichuan North Road, Shanghai 200000, China
+86 21 5666 7122
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Contrary to another review

I found the English language translations of the exhibit labels very useful. I read no Chinese and... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2017
Mary R
Madison, Wisconsin
via mobile
Beautiful Park and Memorial

Lu Xun Park has been developed since I was last there. It is very beautifully laid out and is very... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2017
Nigel G
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The famouos Chinese writer Lu Xun, is buried in Hongkou Park.
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  • Very good49%
  • Average24%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
17 May 2017
“A typical Chinese Park”
12 Oct 2017
“Contrary to another review”
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No.2288 Sichuan North Road, Shanghai 200000, China
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Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

I found the English language translations of the exhibit labels very useful. I read no Chinese and was unfamiliar with this famous 20th century author but got a lot out of my visit. I also enjoyed watching the retired Chinese taking dance lessons en mass...More

Thank Mary R
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Lu Xun Park has been developed since I was last there. It is very beautifully laid out and is very popular with local people especially the elderly. It houses both the museum and the grave of the hero of Chinese literature. He inspired me to...More

1  Thank Nigel G
Reviewed 17 May 2017

If you do hava a connection to Lu Xun, also visit the adjacent museum. At the Memorial, look for the cigarettes that might be burning alongside the statue. Lu Xun was an avid smoker and people still keep him supplied. The park itself is an...More

Thank Hans_Staden
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...More

1  Thank TKHershey
Reviewed 19 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...More

Thank Mark G
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....More

2  Thank PonPonTou
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.

1  Thank Sune-DK
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
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29 November 2017|
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Response from Nigel G | Reviewed this property |
I must look old. They didn't ask anything for admission from me. I'm not sure the regular admission price if there is one, but it won't be expensive for sure.