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Address: No.177 Minzu Road, Yuzhong District, Chongqing 400010, China
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A central city must

An excellent central city symbol and in an area full of life and a great range of shops from the ultra expensive to sensible prices. The area is a great meeting point , full of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 1, 2015
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Chongqing, China
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW via mobile

It looks like a simple tower in a large public Square.....and it is exactly that. However, the meaning of the structure is much, much more. It is important to the Chinese people because it represents freedom from a horrible war and oppression from the Japanese invaders during much of the 20th century. It is the 70th anniversary celebration this year... More 

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Perth
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52 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

It is as many have said just another monument. At night it is a much better sight than during the day. The main point of interest is that when it was built it was 3 hand spans taller than any other building in the city! Whose hands is debatable and not overly relevant, but the fact that it is now... More 

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Bocholt, Belgium
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62 reviews 62 reviews
5 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

It's basically just a monument... But interesting to know that this once was the highest building of the city, whereas you know hardly notice it!

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Geelong
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

An excellent central city symbol and in an area full of life and a great range of shops from the ultra expensive to sensible prices. The area is a great meeting point , full of life but not crowded out. This is a must.

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48 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

just a brief summary of it. Built in 1945 to commemorate the victory over Japan in the WW2, this monument was renamed in 1950 to commemorate the Communist conquest of the area. Standing at 27m tall, this monument is of greater significance to the locals as it serves as a gentle reminder of the odds their forefathers overcame to have... More 

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Shanghai, China
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57 reviews 57 reviews
24 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Its rather uninspiring monument. Go there if you are interested in seeing a piece of history for Chongqing. It is quite convenient and you will most likely see it on the way to something else

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Vancouver
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57 reviews 57 reviews
26 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Jiefang Square is not so old that it rates huge historical significance but is very relevant to China's modern history. The People's Monument is a testament to World II victories. Large area, many people going in all directions, lots of food and beverage choices and walking distance to the Old Town on the riverfront.

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Xiamen, China
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18 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

First, it is located at the wrong place. It is a monument to commemorate a war victory, located in the middle of money making stores. Secondly, it is not beautiful, has no special features, really nothing that makes it different from a random building wall. Third, some English could have been useful to tell foreign tourists why some Chinese people... More 

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Visited last May. We saw this and had to ask what it was. Literally in the middle of a shopping district. It is a WWII memorial to celebrate victory over Japan. A bit more could be made of its significance as something of note when passing.

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Turin, Italy
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

A monument dedicated to the revolution surrounded by jumbotrons and mega stores. Curiosa specially for people visiting Asia for The first time

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