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Stilwell Museum/Former Residence of General Stilwell (Shidiwei Jiangjun Jiuju)

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Address: Jialing Xin Cun 63, Chongqing, China
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A memory most Chinese seem to have forgotten

For history and military buffs alike, visiting here should be a requirement. I was surprised that the building wasn't bulldozed to develop yet more high rises, and that the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 October 2016
Skipper S
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Beijing, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

It was a misty morning the day we visited the Stilwell Museum. No one was there except for us. The house where General Stilwell lived and operated during WW II seems like it's falling apart, but it's nonetheless interesting to look at the photos in each room, which give an idea about the course of the war in this part... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

A great museum to visit if you have any interest in the history of China and communism. Some brilliant pictures and well preserved examples of what was happening at the time. The cars are a definite highlight and the view. Not worth visiting the museum opposite though.

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Beijing, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

For history and military buffs alike, visiting here should be a requirement. I was surprised that the building wasn't bulldozed to develop yet more high rises, and that the government has declared it a site of national importance even though it commemorates the one-time closeness of both Mao and Chiang and the US military. The furnishings on the main floor... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Who would have thought a place like this existed in China? It seems like it would be hard to find but since I was on a tour I didn't have an issue. The museum is small and tasteful, mostly with pictures with english descriptions. It's interesting for anyone who likes history. All of the old furniture remains in the house.... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

It was a very endearing place to walk through to see just how the American Volunteer Group fought off and kept the Japanese at bay from bombing, destroying, and killing a wonderful city and it's people. We owe (Chinese/Americans) all of those brave pilots a debt of gratitude.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

We spent an hour walking through the museum which had many interesting photographs about the American involvement in China's war against the Japanese. The signs are in English.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

This was one of the surprise stops on our tour. The museum is full of interesting things specially if you are military families. The pictures that you can take of the city are wonderful..........since this museum sits up on a hill you have to walk up a steep hill.......buses can not go up there. Take good walking shoes.

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Gilroy, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

A piece of American history still celebrated in China, the story of the "flying tigers and their fight to defend China against the Japanese

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

This is a short metro ride from Chongqing and worth the effort - the view of the river from the grounds is lovely, and the house itself is very interesting and has beautiful decor.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

This is the house and office used by General Stilwell during WWII while he was in China consulting with the Chinese during the war. It is interesting to walk though and see some of the memorabilia from the war. The Chinese do not call it WWII but refer to it as the "anti-Japanese conflict".

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