A guided tour of the birthplace of Zhou Enlai, former Premier and Foreign Minister of China, in Huai An, Jiangsu Province. July 1, 2011.

Time: 11 minutes, 39 seconds. Click the “play” triangle on the bottom left to play the video.

Highlights include the bed in which he was born, the desk he used as a young student, his library, family rooms and reading rooms, bedrooms used by his aunty and nanny, the courtyard well, a very old family tree he climbed, and the family garden and kitchen. A classic example of simple family life in a small town, the way it used to be lived in China.