Nanchang August 1st Memorial Hall is located in Zhongshan Road, Nanchang City, Jiangxi Province. It is a special memorial hall to commemorate Nanchang Uprising. It was established in 1956 and officially opened to the outside world in 1959.
Nanchang August 1st Memorial Hall
Nanchang August 1st memorial hall, formerly known as Jiangxi Hotel, is silver gray in appearance. It faces north in the South and has four floors in height. It was built in 1922 and covers an area of 5903 square meters. It adopts the architectural style of combining Chinese and Western walls. Its appearance is decorated with western style cement relief doors and windows. Inside the building, there is a wide patio with four large water tanks for fire protection, which shows the uniqueness of traditional Chinese architecture The special cabinet. The hotel includes guest rooms, auditorium, conference room, Chinese restaurant, western restaurant and other places. During the Nanchang Uprising, Zhou Enlai presided over the first meeting of the former enemy Committee of the Communist Party of China, studied and discussed the time and deployment of the uprising. The armed uprising was launched in Nanchang on August 1, 1927. At 2 a.m. on August 1, Zhou Enlai, he long, Ye Ting, Zhu De, Liu Bocheng, etc. directed the uprising forces to attack the Kuomintang troops stationed in Nanchang. After more than four hours of fierce fighting, they occupied the whole city. Nanchang Uprising marks the birth of the armed forces of the Communist Party of China. After that, China decided to set up the army day for the PLA on August 1 every year.
In the memorial hall, the first thing to enter the exhibition hall is a huge rifle sculpture. There are battle sculptures around the hall. 509 pictures and charts, 407 cultural relics (sets), 51 works of art, 8 groups of large-scale landscape and multi-media VR exhibitions are displayed in other exhibition halls, including weapons, equipment, documents, etc. that have been preserved to date. In addition, in the yard of memorial hall, there are also many sculptures of the generals who presided over the uprising.