We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Gele Hill (Gele Shan/Baigong Guan/SACO)

Shapingba Qu, Chongqing 400000, China
Improve this listing
Ranked #15 of 363 Attractions in Chongqing
Type: Architectural Buildings, Historic Sites, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Cultural
Attraction details

Hotels near Gele Hill (Gele Shan/Baigong Guan/SACO)

Write a Review

45 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

This place is a little difficult to locate on your own, a taxi from my hotel at Doubletree, Hilton in Jiangbei cost me about 50RMB (approx. $10 USD). The museum is located a little ways up a mountain, where at the base lies the University of Chongqing. Back in its day, this what looks like a posh villa from the... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Adelaide, Australia
Top Contributor
122 reviews 122 reviews
97 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2012

It's actually in quite a pretty place considering it was a POW prison. But getting in and out is totally disorganized (even by Chinese standards). And the fully appreciate the historical side of it you'd need a tour guide and be able to understand them.

Was this review helpful? Yes
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2006

Quite fascinating and very sad. This prison held members of the Communist Party who were then tortured and murdered at location before and after the rise to power of Communism in China. Can see the torture chambers and dungeon-like cells the prisoners were kept in. A moving experience. Environment is a nice change to the metropolis, though it is still... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2

Travelers who viewed Gele Hill (Gele Shan/Baigong Guan/SACO) also viewed

Chongqing, Chongqing Region
Chongqing, Chongqing Region
Chongqing, Chongqing Region

Been to Gele Hill (Gele Shan/Baigong Guan/SACO)? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing