The Main Gate
A gift from a Taiwanese alum, Zhang Zilu; 1991.
Granite and relief sculptures
The four big Chinese characters “Xiamen Daxue” on the top of the gate, are rubbed from Lu Xun’s hand scripts.
The gate opens on to Zhong Meilin square, 1994,
Donated by seven brothers and sisters from Hong Kong
Zhong family, in memory of their mother, Zhong Meilin.
A fascinating sculpture: bird or book? It symbolizes knowledge about to take flight