Walk in Lu Xun’s Former Residence – Shaoxing, China

Walk in Lu Xun’s Former Residence – Shaoxing, China

Lu Xun’s Former Residence (鲁迅故里) or Lu Xun Native Place is the childhood home and neighborhood of Lu Xun, a prominent writer of Chinese literature in the early 20th century. It is located on Luxun Middle Road in Yuecheng District, Shaoxing City, Zhejiang Province, China.

Lu Xun (25 September 1881 – 19 October 1936) wrote in both vernacular and classical Chinese, he was a short story writer, editor, translator, literary critic, essayist, poet, and designer.

His birth name was “Zhou Zhangshou” (周樟壽), He was later has taken the new name “Zhou Shuren” (周树人). The name by which he is best known internationally, “Lu Xun”.

In 2008, after extensive restoration and reconstruction, Lu Xun’s Former Residence was opened by the Shaoxing city government, and contains his residence as well as a 50-acre block of related buildings and parks.

Since 1 June 2008, Lu Xun Memorial Museum is free for everyone who has Chinese ID. In 2018, Lu Xun’s Memorial Museum and scenic area has been open to tourists at night for free.

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