Whampoa Military Academy, Guangzhou

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  • Address: Changzhou Island, Huangpu District, Guangzhou 510715, China
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Ticket Price: 15 CNY
  • Time Required: 00:45 Mins
  • Tags: Military Area
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About Whampoa Military Academy, Guangzhou

The name Whampoa Military Academy is derived from the common name The Kuomintang Army Officer Academy. It was a military organization of the Republic of China (ROC) which transformed numerous prestigious leaders who battled in big wars of China's clashes in the twentieth century, outstandingly the Northern Expedition, the Second Sino-Japanese War and the Chinese Civil War. Found on Changzhou Island of Huangpu District, Guangzhou, the Whampoa Military Academy was established in the year 1924 by Sun Yat-Sen to develop military officers. The institute accumulates the revolutionary military abilities around them. Chiang Kai-shek was designated as the first commandant of the institute and Zhou Enlai, the first head of the People's Republic of China, who was once amongst the educators in the foundation's political office. Day tripping on Changzhau Island is essentially fun filled activity for tourists. Separated from twelve of generally undisturbed villages, the highlight on this island is this institute. Created in 1924 by the Kuomintang, it prepared various military elites for both the Kuomintang and the CCP who went onto battle in numerous ensuing clashes and civil wars.

Take metro line 2 to Chigang station, then retreat C1. Board transport 262 on Xingang Zhonglu to Xinzhou wharf. Ships (Y1.50) to the institute leave at regular intervals past the hour from 6:40 am to 8:40 pm. Private watercrafts can additionally take you there; hope to pay Y15 for the entire excursion. Tackling the ship is strictly restricted, as it passes through a base of the naval authorities. Also, visit the popular attractions in the city by following Guangzhou itinerary 5 days.

How To reach Whampoa Military Academy by Public Transport

  • Take bus No. 43 or 292 and get off at Xieshan Station.

Restaurants Near Whampoa Military Academy

  • The Happy Monk
  • Orient Express French Restaurant
  • WOK TOO Cafe, etc.

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  • 95% of people who visit Guangzhou include Whampoa Military Academy in their plan

  • 36.46% of people plan their visit to Whampoa Military Academy between 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Whampoa Military Academy

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