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We visited Shaoshan in November 2015 expecting it to be touristy and artificial which is exactly what it was. Don't write it off because of at though, it was definitely worth a visit if you are in the area.
We caught a D-class train from...More
My son in law took me here to see where Chairman Mao was bought up and schooled.
A very very busy area with so much to see and do. The home of chairman Mao, the gardens, museum and library and the bronze statue.
The parking outside his house is spacious, the small river that runs along the front area from his house is a beautiful landscape, going to towards his house is a garden with beautiful lotus in front of his house. Chairman Mao's small farm is well...More