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Five Huzhou scenic spots listed as red tourism sites

Updated: Aug 18, 2021 chinadaily.com.cn Print
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Five scenic attractions from Huzhou were recently listed among 52 red tourism sites recommended for parent-child tours in East China's Zhejiang province.

The list was jointly released by the Zhejiang Provincial Department of Culture and Tourism, the Zhejiang Provincial Department of Education and the Zhejiang Provincial Women's Federation.

The five from Huzhou were the Memorial Hall of Qian Zhuangfei, Nanxun Cultural Garden, Mogan Mountain scenic spot, the New Fourth Army Memorial Hall, and the "Two Mountains" scenic spot.

The Memorial Hall of Qian Zhuangfei

The Memorial Hall of Qian Zhuangfei in Huzhou, East China's Zhejiang province. [Photo/WeChat account: huzhoufabu]

A memorial hall commemorating Qian Zhuangfei was erected in Huzhou. Visitors are able to learn about the martyr's life via more than 1,000 exhibits in the hall.

Born in Huzhou, Qian Zhuangfei joined the Communist Party of China in 1926.

By the end of 1929, Qian, acting as an agent, infiltrated the party investigation division of the Central Organization Department of the Kuomintang.

In October 1934, he took part in the Red Army's Long March. After the Zunyi Conference in 1935, he was appointed deputy secretary-general of the General Political Department of the Red Army.

In April of the same year, he was killed in Houshan township, Jinsha county, Guizhou province at the age of 39.

The New Fourth Army Memorial Hall

The memorial hall showcases the splendid history of the Jiangsu-Zhejiang Military Region of the New Fourth Army in Changxing county, Huzhou.

More than 350 cultural relics and 560 rare photos are on display in the museum.

Mogan Mountain

Located in Huzhou's Deqing county, Mogan Mountain is not only a national summer resort, but is known for being the venue of a historic conference.

Held from Sept 3 to 10, 1984, the conference was an academic conference initiated and organized by young and middle-aged economists at a critical period of China's reform.

"Two Mountains" scenic spot

The scenic spot is located in Yucun village, Huzhou's Anji county. The village is known as the birthplace of the concept that states that "lucid waters and lush mountains are invaluable assets".

Previously heavily polluted due to coal mining, Yucun has emerged as a hit rural tourism destination after shifting to its green development path.

Yucun village in Anji county, Huzhou, East China's Zhejiang province. [Photo/WeChat account: huzhoufabu]

 

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