About Shenglitang (Victory Hall)
Experience a blend of history and architecture at Victory Hall. Located in the heart of the city, this unique site impresses with its synthesis of Chinese and Western architectural styles. It has transformed over time from a governor's office and school into a symbol of resilience and victory.
The layout of the main hall is intriguing, shaped like a warplane, with a distinctive wine cup formation. These features honor the strategic airlift known as the "Hump Route" during the war, reflecting a pivotal period in national history.
At the southern end, the People's Hero Monument stands tall. This 27-meter high, square structure houses the Yunnan People's Hero Memorial Room, offering a deeper understanding of the Yunnan people's struggles. This site provides a meaningful exploration into Kunming's rich past.