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Beijing Dongcheng District
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Cultural Museums and former residences of Celebrities ——savoring the history and culture with extensive knowledge and profound scholarship
  Dongcheng District is the one which has most museums among all districts in Beijing. There are 22 museums with 2.653 million collections of cultural relics, such as the famous National Museum, the Palace Museum, the National Gallery etc,. Here you will be filled with admiration and amazement of the traditional culture with extensive knowledge and profound scholarship. The former residence of celebrities, as a special kind of cultural Dongcheng District is the one which has most museums among all districts in Beijing. There are 22 museums with 2.653 million collections of cultural relics, such as the famous National Museum, the Palace Museum, the National Gallery etc,. Here you will be filled with admiration and amazement of the traditional culture with extensive knowledge and profound scholarship. The former residence of celebrities, as a special kind of cultural tourism resources, attracts many tourists for their unique charm. Many famous people in Chinese history left their tracks in Dongcheng District. Late Chairman Mao Zedong used to live at No.8 left Ji’ansuo Alley; Laoshe, a famous Chinese writer in early and middle twentieth century, No.19 Fengfu Hutong West of Dengshikou street; another famous writer in the early and middle twentieth century, Mao Dun, No.13, HouYuan’ensi Hutong Jiaodaokou street; a famous crosstalk comedian Hou Baolin, No.19 Dongsi Sitiao; and other famous people’s residences such as Qichao Liang (a scholar and writer, 1873-1929), Yuanpei Cai (1868-1940, educator and democratic revolutionist, former president of Beijing University), Yuqian Ouyang (1889-1962, a dramatist and one of the creator of modern Chinese drama), Shengtao Ye (1894-1988, famous writer, educator, editor and publisher),Qiyin Zhu (1871-1964, famous architect, statesman, businessman) …. The former residences of the celebrities are the place for people to experience the history and culture with extensive knowledge and profound scholarship as well as reminders of their greatness.