Nanjing, 3 Mar (Zhongxin Net) -- The mausoleum of the mausoleum connects the hearts of the two sides of the strait

China News Network reporter Zhu Xiaoying

Chen An, a young Taiwanese man working in a Taiwanese banking institution, visited Nanjing for the first time a few days ago, and his first stop was to visit the Sun Yat-sen Mausoleum. "I was familiar with Sun Yat-sen's deeds in the past. Standing in the Sun Yat-sen Mausoleum now, I feel really close to history. ”

Chen Ang took part in a series of activities recently launched at the Sun Yat-sen Mausoleum in Nanjing to see Jiangsu by 10,000 Taiwan compatriots. On the same day, at the Zhongshan Mausoleum, the Intercity Alliance of Jiangsu Exchange Base with Taiwan was established, and the "Cross-Strait Youth Zhongshan Cultural Study Center" was unveiled.

Aerial photograph of the Sun Yat-sen Mausoleum. Photo by Lu Bo

Located in the east of Nanjing, the Zhongshan Mausoleum is built according to the Purple Mountain and is magnificent. Dr. Sun Yat-sen, a great national hero, a great patriot and a great pioneer of China's democratic revolution, is laid to rest here.

In honor of Mr. Nakayama, Arbor Day has been changed to March 3 every year. Today, it is surrounded by Zhongshan Forest. In early spring, everything recovers, the forest is green, and the trees spit green. The Zhongshan Mausoleum complex that falls on the central axis of the Purple Mountain gradually rises and is magnificent, and when viewed from the air, it is like a "freedom bell" lying flat on a green velvet carpet.

Since its completion, the Sun Yat-sen Mausoleum has been properly protected and managed. Especially since the reform and opening up, the protection is unprecedented. Since 2004, the Nanjing Municipal Party Committee of the Communist Party of China and the Nanjing Municipal Government have carried out comprehensive environmental improvement and protective construction of the Zhongshan Scenic Area, making the cemetery look completely new.

In 1961, Sun Yat-sen Mausoleum was listed as one of the first national key cultural relics protection units. In July 2003, the Ming Tomb was inscribed on the World Heritage List. In 7, Zhongshan Scenic Area was rated as a national 2007A tourist scenic spot.

The Sun Yat-sen Mausoleum is a place where compatriots on both sides of the strait share memories and emotional resonance, and it is also a "heart bridge" that connects the feelings of compatriots on both sides of the strait and enhances cross-strait cohesion. Every year, the Sun Yat-sen Mausoleum attracts millions of guests from home and abroad, including many Taiwanese dignitaries and celebrities.

Aerial photograph of the Sun Yat-sen Mausoleum. Photo by Lu Bo

As a base for cross-strait exchanges, Sun Yat-sen Mausoleum has held various forms of cross-strait exchange activities in recent years, including a series of exhibitions such as "Sun Yat-sen and Nanjing" and "Sun Yat-sen Mausoleum - Immortal Classics", as well as various cross-strait youth summer camps, essay and speech competitions, etc.

This year, Sun Yat-sen Mausoleum will also hold a study camp for Taiwan youths to "Seek the Footprints of Zhongshan" and a youth essay and speech contest on "National Hearts and Chinese Feelings."

On the eve of this year's Qingming Festival, Sun Yali, grandnephew of Sun Yat-sen and president of the Sun Yat-sen Cultural Foundation, went to Nanjing to attend the event and visit the mausoleum.

In an interview with a reporter from, she said that Dr. Sun Yat-sen took the revolution as his own responsibility in his life, was determined to save the country and the people, made contributions to the Chinese nation, and was admired by the sons and daughters of China at home and abroad. His spirit needs to be passed down from generation to generation, and he hopes that the sons and daughters of China will unite and work together for the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation. (End)