Xu Guangqi Memorial Hall

Location:No.17 Nandan Road, Xuhui District, Shanghai



Xu Guangqi (1562-1633) styled himself Zixian and also was known by the name Xuanhu. As a native of Shanghai, he passed the highest imperial examination in the Ming Dynasty and served as a tutor of the crown prince, Director of the Board of Rites and Grand Secretary of the Imperial Library. He introduced Western science and technology and made outstanding contributions in mathematics, astronomy, agriculture and military fields. He was honored as a patriotic scientist in the late Ming Dynasty and the pioneer of communication between Chinese and Western cultures.



Zip Code



Line 1 Xujiahui Station



Business hours

Tuesday-Sunday: 9:00-16:30

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