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Shanghai Lu Xun's Former Residence

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Address: No.132-9 Shanyin Road, Hongkou District, Shanghai 200000, China
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Imagine final days of Lu Xun with family and friends

The place is one of the residences Lu Xun lived in the final days of his life with his wife Xu Guangping and their son Zhou Haiying. (Lu Xun’s real name is Zhou Zhuren.) It... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2012
Yokohama, Japan
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Suzhou, China
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Reviewed 21 November 2012

Lu Xun's final home, near Lu Xun Park, three storey house, with tour guide only, very cheap at 8 rmb entrance fee, not a great deal to see but of interest to those wanting to see more about this author's life and see inside one of these historic houses. Tour takes no time at all, area around the house is... More 

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Yokohama, Japan
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Reviewed 3 November 2012

The place is one of the residences Lu Xun lived in the final days of his life with his wife Xu Guangping and their son Zhou Haiying. (Lu Xun’s real name is Zhou Zhuren.) It is a place where you can imagine the author having a life with his wife, his first baby son and friends from in and out... More 

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Reviewed 26 December 2011

Mr. LU Xun was one of the greatest literary figures of the 20th century China. He was the author of the famous story THE TRUE STORY OF AH Q. This former LU's residence has several floors. However, the items displayed are just a few. I am quite sure that there must be more items that belonged to Mr. LU at... More 

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History oozes out of every fiber of the city, but Hongkou is a particularly notable neighborhood. Shanghai was a safe haven for about 20,000 Jews during the Second World War, and traces of this heritage can still be found in buildings and park monuments. Historic foreign relations aside, this neighborhood throws you into traditional Shanghainese life without taking you too far away from the city center. Some of the city’s best-preserved, ancient longtangs (laneway communities) and shikumen (Shanghainese lanehouses) are still in use as actual residences here. If you like to be surrounded by local faces, Hongkou is a great area to spend your time in. The football stadium, Duolun Lu and the North Bund area await should you need some entertainment.
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