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Shuangqing Villa of the Fragrant Hills Park

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  Shuangqing Villa is the former imperial garden named Songwuyun Manor in Qing Dynasty. In 1920, Xiong Xiling built the manor into a private villa and changed its name into Shuangqing Villa (Literarily means two clear fountains).

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  In March 1949, the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Pingshan County, Hebei Province removed here. Mao Zedong, with other leaders, commanded at the villa the battle of crossing the Changjiang River, and discussed plans to construct the country.

Shuangqing Villa Fragrant hills park beijing

 

  A great deal of preparation work was done here for the founding of the People's Republic of China. An exhibition in the courtyard entitled "Mao zedong at Shuangqing," displays a large number of cultural relics, work and life necessities, photos and pictures which record the working and living scenes of Chairman Mao in Shuangqing Villa. The office and the bedroom of Chairman Mao reserve its original looks. Visitors can feel the atmosphere of that period and touch upon the immortal spirits of the great man.

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  Travel Tips

 

  Address: Fragrant Hills Park, Haidian District, Beijing

 

  Bus Route: Bus No. Special 5, 318, 331, 360 (fast), 630, 714, 733, 737, 818, 854, 904

 

  Opening Hours: 8:30-16:00

 

  Nearby Sights: Fragrant Hills Park, Beijing Botanical Garden, Sleeping Buddha Temple, Tuancheng Exhibition Hall

 

  Nearby Restaurants: Hengyang Restaurant, Xiangshan Restaurant

 

  Admission Fee: 5 Yuan;3 Yuan for students

 

  Tel: 8610-82590297