Located on Lu Xun Zhonglu Road, Shaoxing City, east China's Zhejiang Province, Lu Xun's Former Residence is part of a number of sites, alongside Sanwei Study, Lu Xun's Ancestral Residence and Shaoxing Lu Xun Museum, forming a block named Lu Xun Native Place. This scenic area has been designated a National AAAA Tourist Attraction.
Lu Xun was the pen name of Zhou Shuren (1881 –1936), who was one of the major Chinese writers of the 20th century. Considered to be the leading figure of modern Chinese literature, he wrote in Vernacular Chinese as well as Classical Chinese. Lu Xun was a fiction writer, editor, translator, critic, essayist and poet.