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Address: on the Tianfu Square, Qingyang District, Chengdu 610015, China
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Facing Tianfu square

A big white statue of Mao. For those familiar with the cultural revolution (or the Chinese civil war) its a poignant reminder of one of the most important personages of the 20th... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A big white statue of Mao. For those familiar with the cultural revolution (or the Chinese civil war) its a poignant reminder of one of the most important personages of the 20th century

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There is subway station right in front (below) this statue. I walked by at night and didn't see any signs showing the entrance and sounded like the tourist that I am to find the entrance - it's right there, just look down. The statue is in front of a museum with fountains and folks take lots of pictures with the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good China photo opportunity. Not much else but shopping and a metro station. There is western food in the underground plaza if that's what you crave.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Awesome to see Mao in all his glory watching over all his people. Good for a photo with Mao in the back.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

If it is your first time int China you will probably love to see this big statue, but if you are in China for a long time it's not incredible anymore, just one more statue, Mao Zedong once again....Personally is ok to take a look but didn't spend much time looking at it.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

The only other Mao Statue of this size is in Xinjiang's Kashgar. Set right in the middle of Chengdu, this monument may be among the last remnants of a period when Mao was essentially worshipped with near divine status...until his physician wrote a tell all book & promptly died.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Interesting to walk around the statue and take photos with Mao front and back. As it is located at Tianfu Square train station ((Subway Line 1 and 2), we included some shopping at Tianfu Square and a visit to the Library.

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

The statue stands above Tianfu Square (just above Tianfu Square Train station) A great spot for some beautiful grand shots of the city.

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Shanghai, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

If you haven't seen a Mao statue before, it will be fun to take a picture. However, if you've been anywhere else in China, you've likely become pretty familiar with Mao. You'll likely see this anyway since it's in Tianfu Square.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Had read about this in the guide books , so decided to walk back to the hotel via Tian fu square to see it .Slightly disappointing , thought it would be more imposing . The square its self was lively a nice green space in the centre of the city

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