Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea
- 38 Lián Huā Chí Yuzhong District 莲花池38号
- tel, info: 023 6382 0753
- admission Y20
Lonely Planet review for Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea
This small enclave of offices and residences served as the Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea during WWII. In response to brutal colonial rule by the Japanese, the Korean heads of state fled to China in 1909 and formed an alliance. They set up camp in Shànghǎi and eventually moved to Chóngqìng in 1940. The provisional government's plea to President Roosevelt, written in imperfect but plaintive English, hangs in a gallery accompanied by haunting footage of the air raids.
This is within 10 minutes' walking distance of Liberation Monument.