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Residence of General Joseph W. Stilwell/Pipashan Park/Eling Park

Residence of General Joseph W. Stilwell, Chongqing

The residence is now a memorial hall to commemorate General Joseph W. Stilwell, a friend of the Chinese people during the Second World War. From 1942 to 1944, General Joseph W. Stilwell was posted to Chongqing and held several important positions in the Sino-US Alliance, which was an anti-fascist alliance against Japan during the World War. All the efforts he made in Chongqing bear testimony to the friendship between China and U.S.

At the entrance, there is a statue of General Joseph W. Stilwell. The memorial hall contains the well-preserved bedroom, offices, and meeting rooms that were used during the wartime. A collection of scripts, uniforms, and daily items used by the General are also on display. Each year thousands of American tourists visit the residence to pay their respects to the great general.

Admission Fee: CNY 15
Opening Hours: 09:00 to 16:50

 Pipashan (Loquat Hill) Park

As Chongqing's highest point rises 208 metres (682 feet), the tower 'Hongxing Pavilion' built on the top of the hill, provides an excellent view of the city, the rivers and the surroundings.

Chongqing also has the Southern Hot Spring Park, a botanical garden, the Longevity Lake and other places of beauty. The view of Chongqing, the mountainous city, is most attractive at night.

 Eling Park

Located it Changjiang Lu, Yuzhong district, Eling was originally named Edingling (Goose Nape Hill), for its narrow and steep shape resembling a nape of a goose.

Eling Park was built in 1909, which was originally the home of Lee, a rich businessman, also known as 'courteous park', with special plant species and a newly built tower (Liangjiang Pavilion) providing the view of the entire city. In 1958, large-scale of restoration was carried out on the site of Lee Garden and the park was 'Eling Park'.

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