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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.

Popular Attractions in Chongqing

Ciqikou Ancient Town
4.3/5
11,098 Reviews
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.
Wulong Tiansheng Three Bridges
4.6/5
6,485 Reviews
Geological Sites
Canyon
WulongTiansheng Three Bridges is a Unesco World Heritage Site located about 20km away from Wulong County and a filmmaking location for the films “Curse of the Golden Flower” and “Transformers 4”. It is a precious eco-system site which is famous for the karst topography expecially the Tiankeng or natural sinkhole in the world. The site has three stone arch bridges that are deemed as "top natural arch bridges in the world". They are namely Tianlong(Sky Dragon) Bridge, Qinglong (Green Dragon) Bridge, and Heilong (Black Dragon) Bridge. It is the largest natural stone bridge group in Asia.
Hongyadong Commercial Street
4.5/5
5,182 Reviews
Featured Neighbourhood
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.
Yangtze River Cableway
4.3/5
5,672 Reviews
Cable Car
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.

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Trip Moments

Ink_and_Poetry   
The museum in each city is the most worthwhile, because the museum introduces the past and present of the city. Chongqing China Three Gorges Museum is like the Shaanxi History Museum in my eyes. It is the place to visit Chongqing. Chongqing China Three Gorges Museum is not a few pictures and a few paragraphs of text to describe it clearly. The story about it may take a whole day to peruse, and each piece of work has a lot of history behind it. It is the monument of the city, it is the mother of the city, no matter how the city changes in the future, it will record its growth story to provide understanding for future generations.
Posted: 23 Dec 2018
Sorry loves travelling   
If you want to spend New Year’s Day on a super magical 8D trip, Chongqing is the place to be! Hongyadong is known as the red card of Chongqing's must-have card network. It is also known as the realistic version of Hayao Miyazaki's movie! The characteristic design of the hanging foot building has different elevators that lead to different urban areas and streets in Chongqing. The characteristics of this mountain city in Chongqing are vividly reflected. The food inside is also amazing! The bustling crowd also constitutes a spectacular night scene! It is especially beautiful when it lights up at night! Standing on the opposite side of the road from the Millennium Gate Bridge or Hongya Cave, you can film super beautiful movies!
Posted: 24 Dec 2018
WUXIPENG   
Taikoo Cave is located in the Taohuayuan Scenic Spot in Fuyang, Chongqing. It is about three kilometres long and about 2.5 kilometers in the cave landscape. It takes about two hours to complete the journey. Taikoo Cave was the last hiding place for the Taoyuan people to escape the war. Taikoo Cave was formed in ancient times, and various wonders in the cave are still growing and changing. A small path connects the two ends of the cave and we have to walk on the path. The vision is dim, and the various stone pillars, stalagmites, stone sarcophagi and stalactites are different in shape. The images of the anthropomorphic characters are reflected in the background of the lights. It is amazing.
Posted: 8 May 2019
Jinling_Mosquito_Bites   
Hongyadong, formerly known as Hongyamen, is one of the ancient city gates. It is located in Jiefangbei Road, Chongqing, and is located in the riverside area where the Yangtze River and Jialing River meet. It is a tourist area that combines sightseeing, leisure and holiday functions. It is rated as a national AAAA-level tourist scenic spot with its traditional architecture and folk customs. In 2006, the Chongqing Municipal Government invested a total of 385 million HKD. The main attractions are composed of hanging foot buildings and antique commercial streets. The building area is 46,000 square meters. Hongyadong is a key landscape project in Chongqing.
Posted: 27 Dec 2018
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