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[Mausoleum] Soong Ching Ling
2005-3-21 15:28:07   

The mausoleum of Soong Ching Ling, the honorary chairman of the People's Republic of China, covering an area of about 12 hectares, was founded in Jan.1984 with approval of the Central Committee of CCP. The mausoleum is among the China's foremost protect monuments, as well as China's patriotism education institutions.กกกก

The mausoleum includes a memorial square in front of the tomb wherein one white marble statue of Soong Ching Ling, the monument to Soong Ching Ling with Deng Xiao Ping's inscreption, the exhibition room of wherein on display of Soong Ching Ling's life story etc.memorials.

The mausoleum retained the Wanguo Cemetery and established the Celebrity Cemetery. The Celebrity was buried with Ma Xiang Bo, the ardent patriot, Xie Jin Yuan etc. The Wanguo Cemetery was buried with more than 600 foreigners from 25 forign countries wherein Mr. And Mrs. UCHIYAMA KANZO, Lu Xun's Japanese friends, Mr.Geng Li Shu, Soong Ching Ling's American friend etc.

Shanghai Children's Museum,located at the southeast of the mausoleum, includes the ball-screen cinema hall, the exhibition room, the toy hall,the navigation hall, the aviation hall and the multifunction hall.The museum was designed in a childlike way and ideally tied in ideology, knowledge and entertainment. The museum is one of the firt approved Shanghai science popularization education institutions.กก

Serving as a foil to rich humanistic attractions, the mausoleum has excellent environment. Being planted with dense evergreens and lawn all over the mausoleum wherein interspersed with China rose garden, sweet-scented osmanthus garden, peach blossom garden etc. What referred to as "Mini biogeocenose protection area" by experts.

How to get there: Take the subway to Hengshan Road station and walk about twenty minutes.
Address: No.1843 Huaihaizhong Road



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