People’s park, also known as people’s park, has a total area of 98,200 square meters (24.3 acres). It starts from xizang middle road in the east, reaches huangpi north road in the west, reaches nanjing west road in the north, and reaches people’s square in the south. The park has eight gates; The main gate is located at number 10. It’s on nanjing west road.
The park can be divided into three regions: the eastern region, the central region and the western region. The most notable event in the east is the commemoration of the May 3rd movement. The South Pole stone, the Shanghai museum of contemporary art, the teahouse, the amphitheatre and the dance hall are all situated in the vast middle ground. In addition, visitors can rest in the jungle, play chess or have a picnic on stone tables and benches. Compared with the eastern and central regions, the western regions have a lot of landscape architecture, including pavilions, cloisters, rockeries, pools and awnings.
The memorial to the May 3rd movement (the anti-imperialist movement of 30 May 1925) is located in the northeast of the park. On May 30, 1985, it was founded to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the May 3rd movement. The memorial was inaugurated on 30 May 1990. Covering an area of 4,000 square metres (1 acre), it is made up of a main stainless steel sculpture, a bronze sculpture and three pieces of granite.
The main sculpture is 15.6 meters (17 yards) high, 21 meters (23 yards) wide and weighs 50 tons (55 short tons). It says “May 30”. These shining inscriptions reflect the optimism and enthusiasm of the Chinese people. The bronze statue is 3 meters (3.3 yards) tall and 4 meters (4.4 yards) wide. The two workers in the picture look serious, showing the courage and determination of the Chinese workers. The granite in the middle is 5 meters (5.5 yards) high and 24 meters (26 yards) wide, with inscriptions of Chen yun and lu ding who participated in the May 3rd movement. In addition, the history of the movement is inscribed on two other stone tablets, 4 meters (4.4 yards) high and 12 meters (13 yards) wide.