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Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall

Chinese name:
孙中山纪念堂 (Sun Zhongshan Ji Nian Tang)
Location: On No.190, Sunwen Middle Road, Shiqi District, Zhongshan City, Guangzhou, China.
Opening time: 09:30 -18:30.
Ticket: CNY10.
How to get there:
---Take bus No.2, 27, 42, 56, 62, 74, 80, 83, 85, 185, 133, 204, 209, 224A, 224, 229, or 261 and get off at Jiniantang Station.
--- take Subway Line 2 and get off at Jiniantang Station.
Best time to visit: spring and autumn.

Brief introduction to Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall

Located within the Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall Park, the Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall was built in commemoration of Sun Yat-sen, known as the forerunner of modern democratic revolution and the father of Republic of China. Today, it mainly serves a platform for assembly, performance, conference and recreation. Covering an area of 8400 square meters in a height of 35 meters, the memorial hall looks imposing. The construction of Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall started in 1982 and ended up in 1983, and funded by Kwok Tak-Seng, a famous Hong Kong businessman who donated HK$ 10 million for the memorial hall.

The design of Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall is innovative. It is a palatial architecture complex. A vertical view reveals that the architectural complex looks like a Chinese character ''中''; yet a horizontal view show that it looks like another Chinese character ''土''. The complex is made up of three buildings arranged in a line. The front one is a three-storey building with three pavilions on the top each toped with a big chamilia bead, symbolizing the New Three People's Principles (Nationalism, Democracy and People's livelihood) initiated by Sun Yat-sen.. The center of the octagonal structure hangs a gold-gilded inscription of Sun Yat-sen that reads ''Tianxia Weigong'', meaning that the world belongs to the public and dominion belongs to the wisdom. The marble bust of Sun Yat-sen can be found in the hall. In addition, tourist can have a better knowledge of the development of Zhongshan City, and the revolution history of Sun Yat-sen through exhibits, pictures and letters of Sun Yat-sen. The middle building of the Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall is a large modernized theater that can hold about 1484 audience.

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