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Mao Zedong's Former Residence (Shao Shan)

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long queue so don't go on a hot day!

I went on a super hot day that was about 41C. The queue is super long but luckily we had a short... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2017
Bang X
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Worth a visit

Well I have to say I found it rather interesting visiting the place where Mao was born and lived as... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2016
Nigel T
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Shaoshan Country, Shaoshan 411300, China
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Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

I had a lovely half day trip from Changsha to Mao Zedong’s Former Residence. It was very interesting to see his former residence and the surrounding parklands. There is a statue of Mao Zedong in the vicinity which is one of the highlights of the...More

Thank Jack S
Reviewed 6 February 2018

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

Thank shanta816
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

Thank tengkin
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
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

1  Thank b0blimtg
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

Thank JohnsonFairTour
Reviewed 3 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
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

1  Thank Pachi G
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
Reviewed 1 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

Thank wonghuihua
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