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Melbourne(MEL) ⇒ Chongqing(CKG)
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Chongqing is the largest city in the southwest of China. As of 2017, the population in this city crossed 30 million people. The city is also known to have intense fog cover for 1/3 of the year with over 100 days of fog recorded for each of the last three years. This earned the city the nickname “fog city”. The city has a unique historical and cultural significance to China and is home to culturally essential monuments like the Chongqing Grand Theater.
Tip: In Chongqing, the best way to experience the city is through a cab over its numerous picturesque bridges. Another part of the city that is unique in that it possesses aerial trams open as public transport avenues.
All passengers taking flights from Melbourne to Chongqing will arrive at Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport (CKG) located in the Yubei district of the city. The airport acts as the hub for airlines like Sichuan Airlines, Shandong Airlines and China Southern Airlines. You will find several taxi companies, shuttle services, and city buses to take you to the city from Chongqing airport.
Passengers looking to fly from Melbourne Airport have a range of airlines to choose from. Although no airline offers direct flights to Chongqing, you can opt for a various number of budget and luxury airlines with one or more layovers between these cities. When booking a connecting flight, the options available to you are China Southern Airlines and Cathay Pacific.
Tip: Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport allows transit passengers in the transit regions of the airport for up to 72 hours. If your layover is beyond this, you may need to book a hotel.
There are many reasons to visit Chongqing. One of the biggest reasons to visit this city is the rich culture and traditions on offer in the town, and you can go to once in a lifetime shows in the Chongqing Grand Theater or experience traditional Chinese street food from all over the country. If you are a history buff, then the Chiqikou Street in Shapingba offers you an insight to still standing, ancient mercantile practices. The city is also home to the famous and old Zhongshan Town.
A great way to explore the heart of the city is to use the trams. That’s right, Chongqing has quaint aerial trams that the public can access to tour the city at your own pace. The city is also famous for its architecture, monuments like the Martyrs’ Cemetery, Hongyadong Stilted Houses, The Baotaoping Wharf and People’s Liberation Monument are all examples of the unique styles of architecture found in the city.
Tip: This city offers numerous fun antique stores with beautiful handicrafts and antique souvenirs to help your retail therapy needs.
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