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Song Qingling Museum

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, who is revered as the Mother of China, was wife of Dr. Sun Yatsen, who toppled the Qing Dynasty in 1911 and was the founder of the Republic of China and one of the famous Soong Sisters. She has been described as one of China outstanding women of the 20th century and was a great advocate of civil rights, democracy and freedom from aggression. After her husband death in 1925, Song Qingling supported the Communist government and was eventually made honorary President of the People Republic, in spite of the fact that most of her family 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.
Song home is on the grounds of what used to be the mansion of Qing dynasty princes. It was once the royal garden of Prince Zai Feng, father of Emperor PuYi, better known as the last emperor.  The government built a residence for her on this site and Song worked, studied and lived there from 1963 until her death in 1981. After her passing, the stately home was transformed into a museum dedicated to her and Sun Yatsen. Visitors will find photographs and personal items from Song life as well as rooms set up with furniture as they were in her lifetime. A section of the museum is called the Children Hall and reflects Song great affection and concern for the youth of China.
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