Memorial Hall of 1911 Wuchang Uprising, Wuhan

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    Inside the Red Chamber
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    1911 Wuchang Uprising Memorial

    by Rabbityama Written May 16, 2010

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    Statue of Sun Yat-Sen in Uprising Plaza
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    Once the Hubei Military Government Building, the central building is now known as the Red Chamber. This is where Sun Yat-Sen issued the edict to bring down the Qinq during the Xinhai Revolution and eventually they succeeded, leading to the establishment of the Republic of China, ending China's long dynastic history. The Hubei Military Government was the local government established after the revolutionists overtook the city to ensure it remained theirs.

    The building features a lot of information about the Wuchang Uprising and the revolution, artifacts from the revolution, and images of important people. There is not much English information, so even just reading this tip should help you to better appreciate the great significance of this site and Wuhan's important role in modern Chinese history.

    Entrance is 20 yuan.

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    Former Headquarters of the Wuchang Uprising

    by Willettsworld Written Jun 3, 2009

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    This building was once the site of the Hubei Advisory Bureau during the Qing dynasty when it was built in 1910. On October 10th 1911, revolutionists of Hubei, who were under the direction of Sun Yat-Sen successfully launched the Wuchang Uprising. The next day it was here that the revolutionists established the Hubei Military Government of the Military Government of the Republic of China and declared the reign of Emperor Xuantong of the Qing dynasty was abolished and that the Republic of China was founded. Inside the building you can find a large conference hall, offices and department rooms. A statue of Sun Yat-Sen stands outside the building’s entrance.

    Admission: Y20.

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