A monument of the Gaoji Sea Wall stands in the Haidi Memorial Park in Xiamen. [Photo/WeChat account: Xiamenshizhi]
The Xiamen Haidi Memorial Hall (haidi means "sea wall" in Chinese) is located in the Haidi Memorial Park at the intersection of Binhai Road and the Gaoji Sea Wall in Huli district, Xiamen, East China's Fujian province.
The park was built in tribute to the builders of the sea wall. The central square is paved with 1,953 slab stones and consists of six steps and 17 sets of lines, symbolizing June 17, 1953, the date the sea wall was established.
Exhibitions at the Xiamen Haidi Memorial Hall [Photo/WeChat account: Xiamenshizhi]
As a key part of the park, the memorial hall covers an area of more than 400 square meters and displays the history of the sea wall in five sections through pictures, documents, historical items, models, sculptures, and multimedia.
The hall was built in the shape of sea waves and its external wall is decorated with a gorgeous embossment depicting the construction process of the sea wall.