People’s Liberation Monument is located in Yuzhong District of Chongqing, where Mingzu Road, Minquan Road and Zongrong Road are converged. It is 27.5 meters high and could be reached to its top by winding stairs. People’s Liberation Monument was accomplished on March 12, 1940, the 15th anniversary of Mr. Sun Yat-sen’s death, the “Father of Republic of China”. The building is timber-structured, which is referred as Spiritual Fortress of China. It was reconstructed in 1945 after the victory of War of Resistance and was named People’s Liberation Monument in 1950.
Now, the People’s Liberation Monument area has transformed into the most flourishing business zone of Chongqing, where lofty buildings, large department stores, theaters, dancing halls, markets, bookstores, hotels, souvenir shops and restaurants are ubiquitous. No matter what you need, People’s Liberation Monument area has something for you. Here, visitors could not only discover the folk culture of Chongqing but also enjoy the palatable snacks of Chongqing.
The Bayi Road in the People’s Liberation Monument area is snack-hub of Chongqing, where diverse delicious snacks are converged. Due to its unbeatable location, business there is brisk. The hot and sour rice noodles in Haoyoulai Restaurant are highly suggested. No Chongqing trip is complete without shopping in People’s Liberation Monument area, where large department stores, shopping malls and supermarkets and shopping square are ubiquitous. The People’s Liberation Monument area is also an recreational paradise, where KTVs, bars, clubs, tea houses and western restaurants are all available. The Crazy World and Bar Street on Nanbing Road are all best place to discover the nightlife of Chongqing people.
Location: The crossing of Mingzu Road, Minquan Road and Zongrong Road, Yuzhong District
Admission Fee: Free of charge
How to get to: From the Central Exchange Square: Take the bus No. 401, 402, 405, 413, 418, 481, 301, 303, 251, 215, 103, 104, 105, 111, 112 and 122 to get to.