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Hongyan Revolutionary Memorial Museum

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Official staffs of the South Bureau and Eighth Route Army

Hongyan Revolutionary Memorial Museum lies along the bank of the Jialing River, which comprises Red Cliff Village 13, Zengjia Cliff 50, Guiyuan Garden, and the former site of  "Xinhua Daily".  The place used to be the southern bases for CPC Central Committee during the anti-Japanese war. Because of their outstanding performance in the war, people established the museum to commemorate them.

Red Cliff Village 13 was mainly a three-floor building built by the official staffs of the South Bureau and the Eighth Route Army at that time. It functioned as accommodation and office for Mao Zedong, Zhou Enlai and other leaders. The most important fact was that the Red Cliff Village used to be a world famous political center of CPC Central Committee during the war. So that museum displays many revolutionary relics used by official leaders.

Then there is the Guiyuan Garden, which was the office building for Mao Zedong. As for Zengjia Cliff, it was the place for Zhou Enlai to meet foreign people and both domestic and foreign journalists.

Touring the Hongyan Revolutionary Memorial Museum, you can obtain a more thorough understanding of Chinese history. At the same time, you can take a close look at the revolutionary relics related to Mao Zedong and Zhou Enlai.