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Peking Former Residence of Soong Ching Ling (Song Qingling Guju)

Hou Hai Bei Yan 46, Northeast shore of Hou Hai, Xi Cheng Qu, Beijing 100009, China
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Song Qingling was the wife of Sun Yat Sen, she loved China & her former home, on the northern side of Hou Hai lake, houses memorabilia. The gardens surrounding the house a lovely.
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Hou Hai Bei Yan 46, Northeast shore of Hou Hai, Xi Cheng Qu, Beijing 100009, China
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Interesting history of 20th century China history. Fascinating pictures. Beautiful grounds even in cold January.

Thank irishsusan
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Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

The gardens of this former residence is beautiful, very tranquil and good for photo shots. She used to keep doves and you can see them at the back of the residence. A very peaceful place for a stroll which you can make a stop as...More

Thank savvy8200
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Reviewed 10 June 2017

Knowing little of Soong Ching Ling before this visit I found the information on her available here was plentiful, interesting and very educational. The actual house reflects how she lived very well and the grounds are wonderful. Not only did I learn about her here...More

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Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

I spent a very enjoyable afternoon here. Very relaxing and interesting former home still furnished is it was originally. The outside of the grounds is a very large lake surrounded by shops and cafes.

Thank Richard N
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Reviewed 30 March 2017

Located in the Shichaihai area , this lakeside residence includes a museum, lovely gardens and a courtyard. The museum details the life of Soong Ching Ling until her death in 1981. There are many paintings, momentos and exhibits on display here. There are not many...More

Thank nellielim
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Reviewed 8 November 2016

It was not a planned visit, but I came across this place while wandering in the hutong area. This residence has a garden, courtyard and a 2-storey museum. It was peaceful here as it wasn’t a major tourist attraction. There are many paintings and exhibits...More

Thank LG_Kay
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Reviewed 8 May 2016

In the Houhai lake area. The East side of the residence is under renovation from Mar 21 to May 21, and you must enter on the western gate. Only access to the museum and the former residence is available. No access to garden. The museum...More

Thank Paulo D
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Reviewed 23 April 2016

This mansion is situated in the hutong district, by the lake and combines historic buildings, rooms and furniture, as well as a charming garden and a small but very interesting memorial museum. A must if you are interested in the Revolution.

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Reviewed 30 November 2015

This is a good choice to learn more about post-Imperial Chinese history. Interesting artifacts and adequate labeling in English, giving you a good sense of the politics and personal lives of those who participated in the decades-long effort to recreate the Chinese nation. Be sure...More

Thank Lin P
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Reviewed 5 October 2015

I had visited the cemetery of Song Ching Ling in Shanghai. I marveled at the strange phenomenon of the pine trees planted around her tomb that curved and bent towards the center of the burial ground. The angle of curvature of the trees apparently was...More

Thank soh_kien_peng
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