MEI LANFANG MEMORIAL
Mei Lanfang Memorial
Mei Lanfang was a famous opera actor in Beijing who usually played the lead female roles in the days when women were banned from acting. He was well known in China as well as across the world for his stellar performances. The Mei Lanfang Memorial is the actor's residence which has been turned into a museum in his honor. It contains a number of memorabilia from his life like books, photographs, scripts of plays, letters, paintings, and other items from his personal collection. Tourists who love the theater will definitely appreciate the artifacts and mementos that give a glimpse of his professional and personal lives.