TALE OF A BROKEN HEART
Once the home of General Wu Sangui, the Songpo Library in Xicheng district houses the great literary works, the classics, the romantics, and undoubtedly some ghost stories. Once a faithful servant to Emperor Chongzhen during the Ming Dynasty, he defected from the army due to his love for a courtesan named Chen Yuanyuan. However, as tragic love stories go, he quickly became distracted by work and other women. Grief stricken and heart broken, Chen Yuanyuan committed suicide and since then, many have felt her presence at the place.