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Chongqing People Liberation Monument

located on Minzu Road, Yuzhong District, Chongqing People's Liberation Monument was built in 1945 to commemorate the victory over the Japanese in WWII. It was renamed in 1950 to commemorate the Communist conquest of the area. Chongqing People's Liberation Monument is located in a large pedestrian shopping plaza which is regarded as the commercial center and financial center of Chongqing. There are a lot of stores, bookstores, theaters, hotels and office buildings.

The 27-meter-high People's Liberation Monument stands in the Jiefangbei commercial square which is about 24,000 square meters in area. Around the square, there are large malls and shopping centers, luxury centers, entertainment area, financial companies and high-rise buildings. Besides, there is a snack street which is located to the east of the Chongqing People's Liberation Monument, 300 meters away. Less than 200 meters away is a large Carrefour supermarket that is sort of like an American Walmart, but it is a French company.

In 1940, the Republic of China government in Chongqing built a wooden memorial at the site to commemorate Sun Yat Sen. In 1945, the Republic of China government built a monument in its place to celebrate the victory in WWII. In 1950, the People's Republic of China government named the monument. In 1997, the Jiefangbei Plaza was built around the monument, which measures about 400 meters by 350 meters.

 

Touring Activities:

 

1. Shopping.

2. Entertainment.

3. Eat in the restaurants or on the snacks street.

4. Stay in the hotels. It is a central location for travel around Chongqing.

5. An interesting short walk may be to walk over to the Huguang Guild Hall on the Yangtze River and see the river. It is about a kilometer southeast. Walk east down Minzu Road to Datong Road. Walk down Datong road, and you’ll be about 250 meters away from the hall.