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The memory of China’s communist past brings Chinese ‘red’ tourism to historically significant spots in France and Russia

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Red tourism" has traditionally meant revisiting the footsteps of Mao Zedong and other leaders throughout China, but since 2011 has expanded to historical sites outside of Moscow and Paris. The typical "red" tourist is a Chinese senior citizen who remembers a different time in Sino-Soviet relations or older Chinese with children in tow.
8 months ago
Lucas Niewenhuis
By Lucas Niewenhuis
Lucas Niewenhuis is an associate editor at SupChina who helps curate daily news and produce the company's newsletter, app, and website content. Previously, Lucas researched China-Africa relations at the Social Science Research Council and interned at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York. He has studied Chinese language and culture in Shanghai and Beijing, and is a graduate of the University of Michigan.
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