August 1st Square is the central square of Nanchang, a famous historical and cultural city. It is located at the intersection of August 1st Avenue, Beijing West Road, Zhongshan Road, Ruzi road and other urban main streets. August 1st Square is located in the core area of Nanchang, which is the most lively place in Nanchang. August 1, 1927 Nanchang Uprising, also doomed to become the red capital of Nanchang.
Nanchang August 1st Square
August 1st Square, formerly known as the people's Square, was originally built by the Qing government in 1875-1908 to train new soldiers in the marshes. On August 1, 1977, the construction of "August 1 Nanchang Uprising Memorial Tower", also known as "August 1 square", began. August 1st Square covers an area of 78000 square meters, and the landmark building is the memorial tower. The memorial tower is located in the center of August 1st Square. It is a landmark building of the square. It is 53.6 meters high, and consists of four parts: the platform base, the tower base, the tower body and the tower top. The front of the tower is engraved with the inscription of "brief introduction to August 1 Nanchang Uprising". There is a relief of figures reflecting the armed uprising around the tower base. The front of the pagoda body is a large gilded character with copper tires of "August 1 Nanchang Uprising Memorial Tower". The top of the tower consists of a huge upright "Hanyang made" rifle and an August 1st army flag.
In front of the memorial tower, there is a 120 meter long and 14 meter wide Jinshui River. Two unique Jinshui bridges have been built on the river. In addition, the square also has the largest matrix music fountain in China at present, with a total of 1105 sprinklers, creating a unique landscape through new technologies of sound, light and electricity. Around the square, there are also reliefs related to the Chinese revolution, reflecting the strong revolutionary feelings of the square.