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Former Residence of Song Qingling

China, an East Asian country is one of the world’s oldest civilizations. It has a vast cultural history of more than five thousand years and an outstanding natural beauty. On the other hand, this country has remained a comparatively isolated and secluded one, and being a land of mystery, this country is not known to the western half of the world. However, China is rapidly developing and has grown in the phase of modernization, with an immense speed and is also welcoming the outer world to interact and do business with them.
Song Qingling, born in 1893 and died in 1981was wife of Dr Sun Yatsen, founder of the Republic of China and one of the well-known Soong Sisters. She has been described as one of China’s outstanding women of the 20th centuryand was a big advocate of civil rights, democracy and freedom from anger. After her husband’s death in 1925, she supported the Communist government and was finally made honorary President of the People's Republic in spite of the fact that most of her families were key members of the Kuomintang, her younger sister Meiling was married to Chiang Kaishek and older sister Ailing was married to H.H. Kung, finance minister for the Kuomintang.
All the interior furnishings in her former home are as they were in her life span. Visitors can visit the living room where Song held meetings with Zhou Enlai and Mao Zedong. In the front take over, you can read her communication with renowned leaders as Jawaharlal Nehru and Joseph Stalin, as well as personal familyletters.
Song Qingling is definitely one of the popular tourist attractions in China. It is worth paying a visit while touring the country. This place will leave a pleasing and unforgettable memory and justify the proud cultural tradition of China.

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