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Martyrs' Memorial

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.
The Martyrs' Memorial, with over 700 graves and memorials, is dedicated to the heroes of the Chinese revolution. Most of those buried here fought in the army during the anti-Japan, civil and Korean wars. There is also museum in the gardens that has collections relating to Guangzhou's revolutionary history.
Two foreigners are given special honor and are celebrated in a small museum within the park. In the west side of the park there is a memorial to Norman Bethune, an idealistic Canadian doctor, who came to China and fought with the Communists against the Japanese. He became a close confidante of Mao and is eulogized in Mao Zedong Thought with the words, we must all learn the spirit of absolute selflessness from Dr Bethune. The east side of the park is dedicated to Dwarkanath Kotnis, an Indian doctor who spent the last 10 years of his life in China working with the Communist Party.
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