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Travel to Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall, you can get to know the life story of this great person. It is one of the most recognizable buildings in Guangzhou, is the monument to the forerunner of Chinese democratic revolution. It was constructed in 1929 and completed 2 years later. The memorial hall, built with the donations of oversea Chinese and the citizens of Guangzhou city, was built at the governor's house of the Qing Dynasty, which was used as the presidential house when Dr Sun Yat-sen held office of provisional president in 1921. Its distinctive octagonal shape

accentuates its traditional Chinese architectural style. The Hall's wide span is not supported by a single pillar, but utilizes a steel frame. It houses a massive stage and can seat over 3, 000 guests at any time. It is complemented by the Sun Yat-sen Monument, a spire that has internal engravings, which can be viewed from a spiral staircase, telling thirteen stories. The Memorial Hall (the main construction) is an octagonal building made of steel frame with reinforced concrete framework. In all four directions of the roof with sapphire blue glaze tiles sits a saddle rooftop with an octagonal pointed roof covering the central area. Here’s some guide information in

your travel of Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall. As the foremost pioneer of Republican China, Sun is frequently referred to as the Father of the Nation. Sun played an instrumental role in overthrowing the Qing Dynasty in October 1911, the last imperial dynasty of China. He was the first provisional president when the Republic of China (ROC) was founded in 1912 and later co-founded the Kuomintang (KMT) where he served as its first leader. Guide information: Address: Dongfeng Mid-road, south of Yuexiu Mountain, Guangzhou City, Guangdong Province.  Contact number: 0086- 020-83552030    Admission Fee: CNY 5(main entrance), CNY 10 (Through ticket)   Opening Hours: 08:00-18:00

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Anyone who had visited Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall, please give me some suggestions! Thanks!

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From the outside Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall is an impressive building, and worth having a look at but inside it's just a big theatre. The nearby park would be a better destination after looking at the hall.