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Jiefang Monument, Chongqing

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Constructed in 1945, Jiefang Monument celebrates China's victory over the Empire of Japan in World War II. Also referred to as Chongqing People’s Liberation Monument, the 27m (88 ft) tower stands proudly over the central business district and sits in a plaza which bustles with entertainment and accommodation for tourists. It’s a busy spot, so exercise patience or arrive early in the morning to snap photos free of pedestrians. Make Jiefang Monument a part of your Chongqing vacation plans using our Chongqing trip itinerary maker.
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Accommodations abound right across the gargantuan city of Chongqing, with the rapid development of the metropolitan area meaning new options spring up year after year. Take a look at the central Yuzhong district for a range of hotels, classy and basic, located close to the main sites of the urban area. Up close to the banks of the river sit a wealth of options, with luxury hotels and spa retreats offering pools and river views, as well as youth hostels and guesthouses offering simple rooms close to the action.
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  • The monument situated right in the city is a place of attraction for tourists and the locals. Beautiful landscapes and high-rise buildings are found along the pedestrian street where the monument stan...  more »
  • The People's Liberation Monument right in the center of the square is an obelisk, not too high, that was built to commemorate the end of the Second World War and later transformed into a monument to h...  more »
  • It's hard to imagine, but when this WWII monument was originally built it was the tallest structure in the city! Now dwarfed by the surrounding skyscrapers, it still is a central spot to meet up with ...  more »