Ruijin: Cradle of the Chinese Revolution

The city of Ruijin, China’s “red capital,” is known as the cradle of the Chinese Revolution. In 1931, the First National People's Congress of the Soviet Republic of China was held in Ruijin and Mao Zedong was elected chairman. Local resident Xu Lixian said, "you will be deeply attracted by this land when you step onto it." Hu Yawen, a tour guide, said, "as one of the places of departure for the Long March, Ruijin helps us understand the hard-won red political power and our new country."