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This is the mausoleum of the founder and long-term leader of the Chinese Communist Party and the People's Republic of China. It was built in 1976-1977 in the center of Tiananmen Square in the capital of China, south of the People's Heroes Monument. It is one of the four operating mausoleums of the deceased leaders of the socialist countries. The rest are the tombs of Ho Chi Minh in Hanoi, Kim Il Sung in Pyongyang and, of course, Lenin in Moscow.
The mausoleum is divided into five parts. The first is the northern hall, where you can see a marble statue of Mao Zedong and a large embroidered painting called"The Land of the Motherland."
The second hall contains the sarcophagus with Mao Zedong's body. Mao lies in a transparent crystal coffin and covered with the red banner of the party. The essence of the method by which Mao Zedong's body is preserved is a state secret, but Chinese scientists say that their methods are completely unique, and that they use both"liquid and gaseous media" and that thanks to these methods, their leader will always be like a living.
The third room houses a museum displaying letters, paintings and various documents from Chen Yun, Deng Xiaoping, Zhu Te, Liu Shaoqi, Zhou Enlai and Mao Zedong himself.
The fourth room is a cinema where you can watch interesting documentaries and historical films.
And the fifth room is the exit. It contains the manuscript of Mao Zedong.
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