August First Square( Bayi square)
August First Square( Bayi square) - The window of Nanchang, Saying this is because this here, the four main avenue leading to the four directions of the city, no matter where you come from, you must come through here to get into the city. Here is also the center of Nanchang, Many kinds of civic, business and governmental activities hold here every year in the plaza.
In the center of the square stands the heroes’ monument, which is 44.5 meters’ high. On the front part of the monument engraved marshal Ye Jianying’s inscription "August First Nanchang Uprising Monument" . The momument was built on august first, 1977, the day of the 50th.aniverary of the famous Nanchang uprising. There are 27 steps in the basic platform of the momument, The number was the year when the Nanchang upring break out. The importance of the monument is that this is a mark of the beginning of the cival war between the Kuomingtang party and Chinese communist party.
Ahead of the momument is broad square, It was deserted place before liberation, But after the founding of new China, for decades of transformation, the place a square now . the whole square covers 80,000 square meters, can hold up to 100 thousand people for a meeting, Here in the summer night, colorful lights everywhere, It is a ideal place for recreation and relaxation.