Mausoleum of Dr. Sun Yat-sen (Zhōngshān Líng 中山陵)

Haiwang YUAN

The Sun Yat-sen Mausoleum, located in Nanjing, painted by Fu Pao-Shih (1904–1965), head of the Kiangsu Academy. The mausoleum was under construction for three years before its completion in 1929.

Sun Yat-sen died in 1925, and four years later his mausoleum was completed in Nanjing City. The mausoleum has become a sacred place for Chinese separated by the Taiwan Strait. Magnificently designed, from the steps to the tomb itself, meanings are….

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