Would you like to know what People’s Park and Beijing Road in Guangzhou looked like 100 years ago? Would you like to experience how people lived in this city back then?

“Walk in the Provincial Capital – Guangzhou 1921”, an exhibition about the hustle and bustle of Guangzhou in 1921, runs until May 22, 2022 at the Memorial Museum of 1911 Revolution.

Guangzhou 100th anniversary poster

The exhibition is set for one day at the end of 1921 and allows visitors to “walk” in Guangzhou. On the 1921 map of Guangzhou, you can choose the perspective of “Master Dongshan” or “Xiguan Lady” to feel the changes in all aspects of the city. With the scenario-based design, the exhibition offers a comprehensive experience of Guangzhou a century ago.

1921 was a special year for Guangzhou: on February 15, 1921, the Guangzhou City Hall was officially established, which is not only the beginning of the establishment of the Guangzhou Township but also the beginning of the Chinese city system; in March of the same year, one of the six early Communist Party organizations prior to the establishment of the Chinese Communist Party was established in Guangzhou; Sun Yat-sen’s inauguration ceremony as Grand President was held here on May 5; the labor movement flourished that year, and compulsory schooling was introduced in Guangzhou … In 1921 this city broke new ground and established the image of “progressive Guangzhou” at home and abroad.

Seal of the Guangdong Civil and Construction Federation of the Republic of China

Liu Rucan in 1921 Guangzhou Dongshan Jia Nan Tang Sanyi savings will be certificates

Progressive Guangzhou 1921

Guangzhou was one of the pioneers in China a century ago and is still one of the most prosperous cities in the country today. Through this exhibition you can experience the development of the city over the last hundred years and better understand the cultural customs here.

Public visit to the exhibition

cards: For free

time: 09: 00-17: 00 (closed Monday), December 11th, 2021 – May 22nd, 2022

Venue: Memorial Museum of the 1911 Revolution

Add to.: No. 563 Jinzhou North Road, Changzhou Island, Huangpu District, Guangzhou (563 Jinzhou North Road, Changzhou Island, Huangpu District, Guangzhou)

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