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Mao Zedong's Former Residence (Shao Shan)

Shaoshan Country, Shaoshan 411300, China
0732-5651668
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To know a great leader

Since childhood I have heard so many stories about great leader and revolutionary Chairman Mao... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
shanta816
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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
Historical and Political Importance

Use a licensed guide. Traveling by the high way cuts the time required. Basically, a typical... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2017
tengkin
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Singapore, Singapore
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Shaoshan Country, Shaoshan 411300, China
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Since childhood I have heard so many stories about great leader and revolutionary Chairman Mao Zedong. Finally I get chance to visit this place in October 2017. I really love this place. Lots of things to learn here. there are special bus for the tourist....More

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Reviewed 6 November 2017

Use a licensed guide. Traveling by the high way cuts the time required. Basically, a typical village house that is attached to another. There are pig and cow pen within the house, in addition to farm tools. Very historical in nature and a must for...More

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Reviewed 13 October 2017

We went in April and the lineup was ridiculous. We waited 2 hours. They don't allow you to bring your bags or any liquids with you. The people in line would stand right next to you so their body is right against yours. Definitely there...More

Thank Jess L
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Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

I went on a super hot day that was about 41C. The queue is super long but luckily we had a short cut but still waited about ten mins on line. It is a small but interesting view into Chairman Mao's home and his neighbor's...More

Thank Bang X
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Reviewed 15 June 2017

Worth a visit if you are in Hunan. An hour away from Changsha. The place to go if you do not have time for Zhangjiajie

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Reviewed 10 May 2017

Many foreigners do not know where he was born and got surprised that he was born in Hunan province. It is absolute a highlight for those people who are intrested in President Mao.I am President Mao's follower and I respect him. I always carried his...More

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Reviewed 4 June 2016

Well I have to say I found it rather interesting visiting the place where Mao was born and lived as a child. It was very cold though.

Thank Nigel T
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Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

Just a must if you are a communist and Mao's lover. Anyway, the place is beautiful but lose the authenticity thanks to the thousand of tourist in the area. NOT hire a guide NOT pay nothing to anyone. Take a bus directly to the former...More

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Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

Upon reaching the entrance of the road leading to the famous house, we were told by a man cLimed to be the guard that we have to employ a tour guide at 50 RMB. We did so to avoid problems. The guide cannot enter the...More

1  Thank kktengkkteng
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Reviewed 2 January 2016

This is where former Mao lived during his childhood years before he left this farmer house in his late teens/ early twenties to get involved in revolution activities. His father is supposedly quite a well to do farmer who lived in shao shan. Inside this...More

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