Beautiful the intersection of mountain and stadium lie in beautiful the intersection of mountain and southern foot, beautiful mountain stadium below the the intersection of Zhenhai and floor, cover an area of 43,000 square meters. In the 1920′s or 1930′s as far back as the 20th century, there was a mud ground pitch comparatively levelled here, because beautiful mountain once called as the intersection of Goddess of Mercy and mountain, so at that time pitch call the intersection of Goddess of Mercy and the intersection of mountain and pitch too.
Liberated in Guangzhou on October 14, 1949, Guangzhou held ” celebrated Guangzhou liberated the art performances ” in November in the same year ,Needing one can hold as many as ten thousand fields of the above audience, choose this to neglect and put the old mud ground pitch for many years finally. Enclosed with hills on three sides there, more than 180 meters long from east to west, the north and south is 83 meters wide, it is the ideal place of a mass large-scale activity.
On New Year’s Day of 1950, the government of Guangzhou organized the athletic performance of every project, the place still selected the pitch on mountain of Goddess of Mercy. Incumbent the intersection of Guangdong Province and the intersection of people’s government and president and concurrently the intersection of Guangzhou and Ye Jianying, city of mayor call youth want, go, build, belong to people’s own stadium by one with one’s own hands at meeting. In March of the same year, Vice Mayor Zhu Guang responsible for the concrete work held and built the thematic meeting that worked in the field, transmit municipal government, about build beautiful the intersection of mountain and decision of stadium, establish with light Zhu as the director right away at meeting, representatives from all walks of life such as worker’s affair, project, Communist Youth League, sports are the Deputy Director’s construction committee, have pulled open and built the prelude of the beautiful mountain stadium.
On March 24, 1950, 800 young men of southern university that Ye Jianying took the post as the president drove into the building site at first, fight bravely for 3 days continuously, fire and build the first big gun that worked in the field. During following time, units such as factory, organ, school, PLA army of the whole city,etc. launched more than 17,000 people and launched voluntary labour together, march into the arena and participate in building the project. On the occasion of spring rain season while constructing, has met the torrential rain typhoon many times after summer has set in, have influenced the normal construction speed. Mayor Ye Jianying instructs the related departments to send machinery such as the excavator, road roller, bull-dozer to be put into constructing after inspecting in the building site, have accelerated the project progress greatly.