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Hometown of Premier Zhou Enlai, Huaian

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Hometown of Premier Zhou Enlai, Huaian

周恩来故里旅游景区 zhōu ēn lái gù lǐ lyǔ yóu jǐng qū)

Hometown of Premier Zhou Enlai Scenic Area [Photo/zeljnjq.com]

The Hometown of Premier Zhou Enlai Scenic Area in Huaian is the place where Zhou Enlai, the first premier of the People's Republic of China, spent his childhood.

The scenic spot, covering 3.15 square kilometers, includes Zhou Enlai Memorial Hall, Zhou Enlai's former residence, Fuma Alley Historical Street and Hexia Ancient Town.

Zhou Enlai Memorial Hall displays many paintings and calligraphy works in memory of the respected premier.

The former residence was built as a wooden structure with black bricks and gray tiles. It consists of two houses – the East and the West – and has 32 rooms.

Fuma Alley, where Zhou's former residence is located, is an ancient alley more than 300 meters long. 

Hexia Ancient Town has a history of over 2,500 years and is the hometown of many historical figures such as Liang Hongyu, a female Chinese general of the Song Dynasty (960-1279), and Wu Cheng'en, a famous Chinese novelist and poet of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644).

Scenic Spot Level: AAAAA

Opening Hours: 8:30 am-5 pm, Tuesday through Sunday, open on holidays

Ticket Price: Free with valid certificates

Address: No 2 Yonghuai Road, Huaian district, Huaian city

Website: http://english.zeljnjq.com/ (English)

 

Last Updated: Dec 17, 2018

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