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About Chongqing

Chongqing is renown in China for being a "mountain city". The brilliant nightscape of the town is equally as famous. The whole city is constructed on the tall peaks, low valleys and sloping hills of the mountainside. Many skyscrapers have an upper, middle and lower ground level entrance. When strolling about the downtown area, visitors will find themselves walking uphill and downhill along the undulating terrain of the streets. Central Chongqing is located at the confluence of the Yangtze and Jialing Rivers. It is also one of the important Yangtze River ports. The port itself has created its own kind of local culture. It can be said that the people here are similar to their favorite hotpot meal, a bit hot and spicy, and perhaps a bit prone to fiery outbursts. Leaving central Chongqing, there is an abundance of natural and cultural sites of interest. For example, visitors can see amazing geological wonders like the Heavenly Pit—the world's deepest sinkhole. There are also ancient relics and structures at places like Baidicheng Temple Complex or Diaoyu Fortress.

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Hongyadong Commercial Street
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Featured Neighborhood
Hongyadong commercial street is located on Cangbai Road of Yuzhong District, Chongqing City. It is at the intersection where the Yangtze River and the Jialing River meet. Most of its buildings are “Diaojialou” style, which reflects traditional architectural features of Bayu. It is a great place to go if you want to check out the old streets of Chongqing, appreciate the two rivers, or try local cuisines. At the same time, it is home to a bustling night scene, making it a fascinating attraction for photographers.
Chongqing Two Rivers Night Tour
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Boat Tour
If you have not viewed Chongqing's night view, you haven't been to Chongqing. The night view of Chongqing is stunning and magical. The city is situated at the convergence of the Yangtze and Jialiang River. Taking a night cruise along this two rivers is a classic way to feel the magnitude and pulse of the city. During the cruise ride, you will pass by many famous landmarks and appreciate the unique geographical features of the city. The two rivers wrap around the inner city and divide urban Chongqing into several districts interconnected by bridges. The city itself spreads out high up into the mountains creating a multi-dimensional cityscape, resulting in intertwining roads, overpasses and LRT lines.
Yangtze River Cableway
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Yangtze River Cableway has developed into a must-visit attraction for tourists in Chongqing. The cableway starts at Chang'an Temple (Xinhua Road) in Yuzhong District and crosses the Yangtze River to Shangxin Street (Longmenhao) in the Nan'an District. As you take the cableway and travel to the other side of the river, you can see the scenery of the skyscrapers, the Yangtze River, and the south bank of the river. There is a saying that “If you don't see the night view, you have not been to Chongqing”. So take the Yangtze River cableway so have a glimpse of Chongqing's night skyline. The Yangtze River cableway has also become a favourite for many filmmakers in Chongqing. Whenever there are cableway footages in domestic film and television dramas, the audience will know that it was shot in Chongqing.
Ciqikou Ancient Town
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Ancient Settlement
Ciqikou Ancient Town is located beside Chongqing city. It used to serve as a goods unloading dock. The town has more than a dozen streets and it is filled with ancient Ming Dynasty architectures. You can walk along ancient paths, taste local food and snacks, and chill in a teahouse to feel the ambience of old Chongqing. As the town is very close to the urban area, it is a popular attraction for urbanites' recreational activities. Mao Xuewang, Qianzhangpi and salt-and-pepper peanuts are the three specialties in the town. The "Chen Fried Dough Twist" is also a must-try when you are there.

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The ancient town of Gongtan, known as the first town of Bashu and the notes on the cliff, is located on the bank of the Wujiang River and is a model for the close integration of landscapes and ancient towns. The ancient town originated from Shuhan and was built in Tang Dynasty. It has a history of more than 1,700 years and is known as Qian Gongtan.
Gongtan is located at the intersection of Wujiang River and Apen River. Wujiang Xiuxiu and Apenjiang River are in danger. The two banks of the two rivers are both mountains and mountains, and they are very beautiful. Looking down from the sky, these two rivers are like two beautiful green cracks in the middle of a huge jade. Therefore, it is said that these two rivers were opened up for two dragons. The big one is the brother called Oolong and the little one called Aaron.
Stone Street runs through Gongtan Ancient Town and walks through the streets. You can see the past and present life of Gongtan. The famous Chinese painter Wu Guanzhong painted the famous "Old Street" here, and Gong Tan placed his homesickness deep in his heart. This is a faint nostalgia, not strong, but forever! Many of the hotels in
Gongtan are on the banks of the Wujiang River. You can see the karst peaks on the opposite side of the corridor. Compared with the karst landforms of Guilin Yangshuo and Halong Bay in Vietnam, the peaks of the Wujiang River Basin are more magnificent.
Cruise through the Wujiang Gallery, which is also the most worthwhile project in Gongtan.
Gongtan has a famous stone street, this stone street is the "Old Street" under the brush of the famous Chinese painter Wu Guanzhong.
Gongtan is like a landscape painting with splashes of ink. Yu Xiuxiu interprets the beauty of southwestern writing!
Early morning, wake up in your sleep, Wujiang and the ancient town shrouded in the mist. Walking in ancient towns, such as walking in Wonderland.
Posted: Dec 20, 2018
The Xiangyang Taohuayuan Scenic Area is 300 kilometers away from the main city of Chongqing. The total area of the scenic spot is 50 square kilometers. It integrates karst geological wonders, Qinjin farming culture, Tujia folk culture, natural ecological culture, leisure health culture, sports and sports culture. It is a good place for modern people to stay away from the world, to enter the Qin and Jin Dynasties, to explore the mysteries of science, and to return to the green paradise.
Here you will feel the idyllic beauty, and let me feel like passing through the millennium to feel the freedom of Taoyuan people here. The entire Taohuayuan scenic spot has restored the peach blossom source of Tao Yuanming. There are two peach blossom sources in the world, one in the heart and one in Fuyang, Chongqing.
About how to get there:
1, train
Take the Chongqing North Railway Station South Square (Fengtou Temple)-Yangyang train, you can ride Longtan at any time after getting off the train (train Station) - CMB in Xiangyang (fare: 10.5 yuan), took 40 minutes to reach the scenic spot.
2, self-driving
Chongqing to Xiangyang: Xiaoxiang Expressway, Yanjiang Expressway, and Sanhuan Expressway can be reached directly by car. The journey takes about 4 hours, passing through Nanchuan, Wulong and Pengshui. .
:From Chongqing Banan District, enter the Xiaoxiang Expressway (Baomao Expressway (G65)), pass Nanchuan, Wulong, Pengshui, and Lijiang River to reach the Fuyang Expressway Interchange Taohuayuan Station, 5 After a minute, it will reach the scenic spot and the journey will take about three and a half hours.
Posted: Dec 17, 2018


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Chongqing Tongjing Two Rivers Holiday Hotel Must see: Yongsha Spring and Pearl Spring Scenic Area are national AAAA scenic spots. There are 25 natural hot springs, which reach up to 62 degrees. There are many types of hot springs such as Yongsha Spring, Hanging Spring, Pearl Spring, and springs formed from geological phenomenon which continually flows. It is a must in the southwest. Eat delicious food amongst the beautiful scenery, empty out your anxieties, remove your troubling thoughts and purify your soul.
TripBlog   Nov 22, 2019
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Chunxi Road, Chengdu Not to be missed: Chunxi Road in Chengdu is a super popular Internet celebrity gathering spot. This gorgeous commercial street has a sense of “everyone bustling about enjoying the great scenery” and is home to Chengdu’s stylish advertisements. The street draws in a huge number of attractive guys and gorgeous women from all over China who come to visit this “Internet celebrity gathering spot.”
TripBlog   Nov 20, 2019
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Chongqing in China is an economically flourishing city with breathtaking scenery both at day and at night with a strong cultural atmosphere. The huge metropolis city beside the Yangtze River is home to about 28 million people in southwest China. And there are plenty of things to do in Chongqing. You have it all in and near Chongqing with the views of the river, heritage sites, ancient towns, museums, spicy food, delicious native cuisines, and friendly locals. At dusk, Chongqing transforms to provide a completely different experience.
TripBlog   Oct 23, 2019

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I recommended Ayi River, Jinfo Mountain, Longshui Gorge, Wanzhou Greatfalls, Youyang Peach Blossom Spring.
Here are the absolute best restaurants in Chongqing: Pei Jie Hot Pot( Jiao Chang Kou ), Pi Pa Yuan Shi Wei Xian Hot Pot( Jin Zhu Cun ), Liu Yi Shou Xin Hot Pot( Guan Yin Qiao ), Chen Jianping Fried Dough Twists, Jiu Ge Jiu Wei Hot Pot( Nan Bin Road ).
Here are the best places to visit in Chongqing, including: Chongqing Happy Valley, Dazu Rock Carving, Jiefangbei, Chongqing Garden Expo Park, Wulong Tiankeng Land Slot National Geological Park.