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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
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.
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
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
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
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.
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