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Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall

Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall, situated on the southern slope of Yuexiu Hill, was constructed between 1929 and 1931, a monument to Dr Sun Yat-sen, the forerunner of Chinese democratic revolution, by the people of Guangzhou and overseas Chinese.

The hall, a grand octagon building of typical Chinese architectural style, looks brand new because of reconstruction in 1998. The masterpiece of architecture history is created with a span of 71 meters (about 78 yards) without a pillar but significant outlooks and delicate interior designs. As an important place for conferences and performances, it can hold thousands of people with sound equipment. In the hall there is also a display gallery showing pictures and letters of Sun Yat-sen.

 
Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall
Memorial Hall for Sun Yat-Sen
the statue of Sun Yat-Sen in front of the memorial hall
Taken photo with the great man in respect
The oldest ceiba in Guangzhou City grows in the hall, like a centuries-old man, witnessing great changes of this city; besides, you can also have a chance to see the two biggest white jade orchid trees of Guangzhou.

A bronze statue of Sun Yat-sen was set up in 1956 in front of the memorial hall. Stepping on the monument by a steel spiral staircase, you are presented with a panoramic view of the memorial hall.

Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall will refresh you after visiting the bustling commercial metropolis and provide you with a moment to touch this great man in Chinese history.

Transportation:
By Bus:
Take bus 2, B3A, B3B, B3C, B3, B4, B4A, 7, 12, 42, 56, 62A, 62, 74, 80, 85, 133, 204, 209, 215, 229, 261, 276, 283, 284, 293, 297, 305, 518 or 528, and get off at Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall Station.

By Subway:
Take Guangzhou Subway Line 2 and get off at Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall Station. Get out from Exit D2 and it can be easily found.
 Guangzhou Bus / Subway Search

Admission Fee:

CNY 10 (Through ticket);
CNY 5 for children between 3.9 and 4.9 feet (1.2 to 1.5 meters);
Free for children under 3.9 feet;

CNY 25 for a combo ticket including Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall, Museum of the Western Han Dynasty Mausoleum of the Nanyue King and Guangzhou Museum.

 The admission fee decreases to CNY 8 during 2016 Spring Festival Holiday (Feb. 7 to 13), May Day Holiday (May 1 to 3) and National Day Holiday (Oct. 1 to 7).

Opening Hours: 08:00 to 18:00
06:00 to 22:00 (non-exhibition areas)
Recommended Time for a Visit: 45 minutes