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Bust of Rewi Alley, in University campus, Lanzhou

Bust of Rewi Alley on Lanzhou City University campus (close-up)

Type of Monument:  Statue

Location: Lanzhou City University campus

Google Earth view of location:

Google Earth view of the locations of Lanzhou monuments

GPS co-ordinates:   N 36.10374  E 103.74042

Cost:  No cost to view

Access:    Over the road from Bailie Square is the Campus which supposedly houses an exhibition of Alley memorabilia – the campus is variously known as ‘Lanzhou Chen shi Xue Yuan‘, ‘North Western University’, and ‘City College’, and also on signs inside the English translation is “Lanzhou City University”.

This is it’s entrance way  – you can walk in here and then explore the campus.

Entrance to Lanzhou City Universiy, from Bailie Square

Bailie Square is the end of the line for buses #15 and #131, approximately 45 minutes ride from the centre of the city.

Website:   None

Inscription on the plinth:

The inscription on the plinth of the bust of Rewi Alley is as follows:

伟大的国际主义战士永垂不朽  – 邓小平

“The great internationalism warrior is immortal”  –  Deng Xiaoping

This article is based on a report by Jane Furkert of her work, 2016: ‘A Guide for Independent Travellers to Rewi Alley Locations in China‘ that was funded by the Rewi Alley Friendship and Exchange (RAFE) Fund.