Just a clock tower.. Maybe there is a rich history behind it but no explanation pkaced in a prominent location for tourists.
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We visited what our guide called 'our Time Square', and there it is - the monument to commemorate, as I understand it, the liberation from Japan. Once standing tall it is now dwarfed by the tall skyscrapers of modern down town ad surrounded by smart...More
Land Mark and located within the CBD of ChongQing. The Jiefang Square here is modern and similar to what looks like Times Square in N Y. Yet near by, we still can see the usual ChongQing style of buildings and life styles. Lots of visitors...More
Although dwarfed by the buildings around it, I like this monument and I think it is good to commemorate history.
In the middle of Jiefangbei Square. By itself is not worth the effort but if you come to window shop and find street food nearby the square or catch dinner and a movie than it is worth it. I have come near sunset and the...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 hail the Chinese revolution. It's located in the most...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 friends and have your picture taken when you are...More