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Mao Zedong's Former Residence (Shao Shan)

Shaoshan Country, Shaoshan 411300, China
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Worth a visit if you are in Hunan. An hour away from Changsha. The place to go if you do not have... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2017
Bangkok, Thailand
One humble place highly respected

Many foreigners do not know where he was born and got surprised that he was born in Hunan province... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2017
Changsha, China
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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

Thank MiNatureTour
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
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 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

Thank wonghuihua
Reviewed 25 December 2015

A place show how the leader at young and the parent house is. Come from not a wealthy back ground with the house shown how every thing is cramp in a small house.

Thank yewpau
Reviewed 15 September 2015

Although I'm a fan of Chiang Kaishek, not Mao, I must admit this place itself is wonderful. However, do not go during holidays. It took me more than 1 hour to get into the house. Also, don't go with any local tours. In case you...More

1  Thank CaiBingbing
Reviewed 27 July 2015

The city of Shaoshan is a dump. Fortunately, the area where Mao was supposedly born and raised is outside the 'city' proper. It's definitely worth a trip for anybody interested in the history of communism in China. Certainly a lot of the exhibits make Mao...More

2  Thank kingdombythesea
Reviewed 15 July 2015

Beside seeing Mao Zedong's residence, visitors to Shao Shan normally will also visit the museum that give detail accounts of legendary happening when his body passed by Shao Shan. Statues of the man is sold as a protection icon because he was never injure throughout...More

Thank ngung chia s
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