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Gele Hill (Gele Shan/Baigong Guan/SACO)

Shapingba Qu, Chongqing 400000, China
+86 23 6531 2013
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Excellent trip back in time

A wonderful restoration of the site of significant events in China's history as they made their... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2016
Daryl S
,
London
From a text book

Quite fascinating and very sad. This prison held members of the Communist Party who were then... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2015
shibli a
,
Pakistan
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31 Oct 2016
“Excellent trip back in time”
8 May 2015
“From a text book”
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Reviewed 1 November 2016

A wonderful restoration of the site of significant events in China's history as they made their transition to communism. Of course, all of the descriptions must be taken with a pinch of salt as they are of course from a communist perspective and the propaganda...More

Thank Daryl S
Reviewed 8 May 2015 via mobile

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.

1  Thank shibli a
Reviewed 6 April 2015

The Gele Hill area is an area of former prison camps and monuments to the people killed there. Visiting all the historic sites involves walking a few km however it's not strenuous. There is also a tour bus service but I didn't use that. There...More

Thank Oliver S
Reviewed 21 December 2014

GeleShan is a good climb, but as with most places in China, the track is a series of steps. The steps are not uniform in height which makes climbing them uncomfortable sometimes. The steps are actually numbered, which helps you keep track. I prefer hiking...More

Thank dcn_nz
Reviewed 5 November 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...More

2  Thank fatbug
Reviewed 1 May 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.

Thank Jason-ASDF
Reviewed 16 September 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....More

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