History


Diaoyu Fortress (Fishing Fortress)

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Diaoyu Fortress(Fishing Fortress) is located in Hechuan country, 80KM north from urban Chongqing city. It is one of the great ancient battlefields of China. It is famous for its resistance to the Mongol armies in the latter half of the Song Dynasty(1259 AD). One of the most notable events was the death of Mongol leader Möngke Khan near the city, which forced the immediate withdrawal of Mongol troops from Syria and East Asia and prevented the Mongolian Empire from expanding towards Africa.

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Three Gorge museum

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The Three Gorges Museum is located at Shangqingsi, urban Chongqing city. It opened in 2005, and exhibits artifacts that were rescued from land to be covered by the waters of the reservoir created behind the Three Gorges Dam. The focus of the museum is on the culture and geography of the Three Gorges region and construction of the dam, but displays also cover the history and environment of Chongqing, from prehistoric times up to the Sino-Japanese War of 1937-1945.

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General Stillwell’s museum

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The Stilwell Museum recalls the cooperation between U.S. and China against the Japanese army in World War II. The exhibition is housed in the former headquarters of the American officer, General Joseph W. Stilwell, who coordinated the entire war in China, Burma, and India (CBI) from Chongqing. The museum is located in Liziba, Chongqing.

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Flying tiger museum

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The Flying tiger museum displays the historical materials of the flying tiger team, American Air Force, who once helped and supported China in World War Two. It is situated in Liziba, Chongqing, opposite of the General Stillwell’s museum.

Red rock village

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Red Rock Village is located at Hualongqiao, Chongqing. It was first founded by industrialist Ms. Rao Guomo as Liu Garden. Later, during the 1937-1944 period, it was turned to the military center of CPC southern bureau and the Eighth Route Army. Historical materials of CPC southern bureau’s work during World War Two is displayed.

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Chiang Kai-Shek villa

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During the World War Two, KMT government moved the military center to Chongqing. The president and military chief general Chiang Kai-Shek built its military center and villa on the Huang Mountain with forest coverage, hidden from the Japanese air force. The residence is still well kept as it used to be.

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