Mao Dun (1896-1981) was the pen name of Shen Yanbin, a revolutionary writer and public figure in China. His former residence, ... More
Former Residence of Mao Dun
Mao Dun (1896-1981) was the pen name of Shen Yanbin, a revolutionary writer and public figure in China. His former residence, a traditional Si He Yuan (quadrangle home) with two courtyards was rebuilt into a museum and is open to the public. His first novel, Midnight, was a milestone in the development of revolutionary writing in China. The two exhibition rooms hold about 200 photos and over 400 manuscripts, papers and documents from his life. The rooms are kept as they appeared during his lifetime.
The design of this mosque reflects its locale. It has curved eaves, colorfully painted supports and beams, and glazed roof
tiles. It is located on the eastern side of Niu (Ox) Street, home to a large community of Chinese ...
Tiananmen, the front gate of the Forbidden City, is considered the center of Beijing. With its raised viewing balcony overlooking
Tiananmen Square, it was here on October 1, 1949 that Chairman Mao declared victory in China's long and brutal ...
This massive mausoleum and memorial hall was built at Tiananmen Square, the center of Beijing and metaphorically of the whole
of China, shortly after Mao's death in 1976. For nearly 30 years Mao was the center of the Chinese ...