Significant Revolutionary Culture

Shaoguan has a diversity of revolutionary heritage with clear origins and continuous history, and is one of the places with the most abundant revolutionary relics resources in Guangdong province. The Northern Expedition Memorial Hall, the former site of Guangdong Provincial Party Committee, and Renhua Shuangfeng Village are among the most-known in its 287 revolutionary sites.
It was in Shaoguan that Sun Yat-sen began his two northern expeditions, and many pioneer proletarian revolutionists, like Mao Zedong, Zhu De, Deng Xiaoping, Chen Yi did brave and glorious deeds here. Nanxiong, a county of Shaoguan, used to be one of the few Central Soviet Counties in Guangdong. Northern Guangdong Memorial Hall of the Red Army‘s Long March, the only patriotism education base in Guangdong to commemorate the Red Army‘s Long March, has been built and opened free of charge.