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Chongqing Municipality

Chongqing is one of the "furnace" city in China and it's food spicy food is equally well known. The municipality is a Historical and Cultural City and it have 2 UNESCO World Heritage sites and 3 site voted as the Most Beautiful Places in China. Chongqing is 2164km from Beijing and 2180km from Shanghai

World Heritage Sites :
Most Beautiful Places :
City Centre :
Chongqing Suburbs :
Fuling Suburbs :
Qianjiang Suburbs :
Wanzhou Suburbs :

Dazu Rock Carvings

Location:
Dazu County, 130km from Chongqing City
Travel Information:
2.5 hrs from Chongqing City
Honours:
UNESCO World Heritage site

Dazu Rock Carvings

Rock carvings tells of Buddism stories.

Dazu Rock Carvings

Rock carvings tells of Buddism stories.

Dazu Rock Carvings

Rock carvings tells of Buddism stories.

Tiankeng 3 Natural Bridges

Location:
Wulong County, 200km east of Chongqing City
Travel Information:
3 hours from Chongqing City
Honours:
UNESCO World Heritage site

Tiankeng 3 Natural Bridges

To start the tour, visitors can take a lift to the ground to start the walk.

Tiankeng 3 Natural Bridges

The natural bridges are more than 200m above the ground level.

Furong Cave

Location:
Wulong County, 160km east of Chongqing City
Travel Information:
2.5 hours from Chongqing City
Honours:
UNESCO World Heritage site / Most Beautiful Places

Furong Cave

Limestone formations inside cave lighted by colour lighting.

Xueyu Cave

Location:
Fengdu County, 168km east of Chongqing City
Travel Information:
hours from Chongqing City by high speed train
Honours:
Most Beautiful Places

Yuzhong District

Location:
City Centre
Travel Information:
2.5 hours from Beijing and 3 hours from Shanghai by air
Honours:
Historical and Cultural City

ChaoTianMen

Jialing River on the left meets Changjiang on the right.

Jiefangbei

Main shopping district in Chongqing City.

Chongqing People's Assembly Hall

The building is based on Beijing's Temple of Heaven and has become Chongqing's landmark building.

Luohan Temple

Luohan Temple

Huguang Guide House

Jialing River in the Day

Jialing River at night

Qiansimen Bridge in the day

Qiansimen Bridge at night

Hongya Cave Builing

The building facing the Jialing River and is built on a cliff and so have 2 ground levels. It's a tourist destination with local food and handicraft.

Hongya Cave Building

The 4th storey of the building sells Chongqing's traditional food.

Hongya Cave Building Traditional Chongqing Food

Hongya Cave Building Traditional Chongqing Food

Hongya Cave Building Chongqing Hot Pot

Hongya Cave Building Traditional Chongqing Food Spicy Snacks

A spicy snack of fried peanuts and chilli.

Hongya Cave Building Traditional Chongqing Food Mala Tang

Hongya Cave Building Traditional Chongqing Food Dried Beef

Hongya Cave Building Traditional Chongqing Food Sichuan Pepper

Sichuan pepper give a numbing sensation when eaten. It's the key ingredient that give chongqing and sichuan crusine their "mala" (numbing and spicy) effect.

Hongya Cave Building Traditional Chongqing Food Dried Chilli

Spicy chilli. It's the other key ingredient that give chongqing and sichuan crusine their "mala" (numbing and spicy) effect.

Chongqing World Financial Center

The 339m building was the tallest building in Chongqing from 2014 when it was completed till 2017.

Chongqing Tongyuan Pass

The gate was built in the Song Dyansty. It used to be the only access out of Chongqing for local people.

Nearest subway station: Qixinggang Station, Line 1, Walking distance from subway station

Chongqing Tongyuan Tower



Nearest subway station: Qixinggang Station, Line 1, Walking distance from subway station

Chongqing Planning Exhibition Gallery

Scale model of Chongqing's urban areas.

St Joseph Church

The chruch was built in 1893.

Chongqing Haochi Street

Chongqing Haochi Street

Chongqing Haochi Street

Chongqing Haochi Street

Chongqing Haochi Street

Chongqing Haochi Street

Three Gorges Museum



Nearest subway station: Zengjiayan Station, Line 2, Walking distance from subway station

Shapingba District

Location:
City Centre
Travel Information:
2.5 hours from Beijing and 3 hours from Shanghai by air
Honours:
Historical and Cultural City

Ciqikou Ancient Town

An anicent village first built in the Song Dynasty along Jialing River. It became prosperous during the Republican period. It is now a commerical street for tourist.

Nearest subway station: Ciqikuo Station, Line 1, Walking distance from subway station

Ciqikou Ancient Town

Ciqikou Ancient Town

Ciqikou Ancient Town Xinji Grocery Shop

Ciqikou Ancient Town Food

Ciqikou Ancient Town Food

Ciqikou Ancient Town Food

Ciqikou Ancient Town Food Fried Sugar Dough

Ciqikou Ancient Town Monument for Dead Soldiers in the Anti-Japanese War

Ciqikou Ancient Town Houses

Jialingjiang along Ciqikou

Jialing Jiang flows pass Ciqikuo Ancient Town towards Chaotianmen.

Jiulongpo District

Location:
City Centre
Travel Information:
2.5 hours from Beijing and 3 hours from Shanghai by air
Honours:
Historical and Cultural City

Chongqing Zoo

The city's zoo and base for research on wild animals.

Jiangbei District

Location:
City Centre
Travel Information:
2.5 hours from Beijing and 3 hours from Shanghai by air
Honours:
Historical and Cultural City

Guanyinqiao Shopping Street

Guanyinqiao Shopping Street

Nanan District

Location:
City Centre
Travel Information:
2.5 hours from Beijing and 3 hours from Shanghai by air
Honours:
Historical and Cultural City

Foreigner Street Theme Park

A theme park with interesting building designs.

Dadukou District

Location:
City Centre
Travel Information:
2.5 hours from Beijing and 3 hours from Shanghai by air
Honours:
Historical and Cultural City

Meide Park

Yubei District

Location:
City Centre
Travel Information:
2.5 hours from Beijing and 3 hours from Shanghai by air
Honours:
Historical and Cultural City

Jiangbei International Airport



Nearest subway station: Jiangbei International Airport Station, Line 3

Chongqing North Railway Station



Nearest subway station: Chongqing North Railway Station, Line 3

Beibei District

Location:
City Centre
Travel Information:
2.5 hours from Beijing and 3 hours from Shanghai by air
Honours:
Historical and Cultural City

WWII wartime site of Fudan University Campus

View from Jinyun Mountain

Banan District

Location:
City Centre
Travel Information:
2.5 hours from Beijing and 3 hours from Shanghai by air
Honours:
Historical and Cultural City

Yudong Old Street

Yudong Old Street

Changjiang at Banan District

Changjiang at Banan District

Changjiang at Banan District

Dazu District

Location:
200km west of Chongqing City
Travel Information:
3 hours from Chongqing City

Shenshou Temple

Hechuan District

Location:
60km west of Chongqing City
Travel Information:
10.5 hour by high speed train from Chongqing City

Diaoyu City Huguo Gate

Diaoyu City Site of Nine Pots

The site of an ancient ammunition workshop.

Diaoyu City Feiyan Cave

The cave with a natural crack become a secret pass for the defending troops.

Diaoyu City Site of Troops Training Area

Hechuan Diaoyu City Water Pond

The water ponds was the water source for the defending troops during the war with Mongol troops..

Ancient Rice Mill Site

Hechuan Diaoyu City Platform of Diaoyu Tai

Hechuan Diaoyu City Wall

Hechuan Diaoyu City Wall

Hechuan Diaoyu City Suspended Reclining Buddha

Diaoyu City Thousand Buddha Grotto

The Tang Dynasty era grotto has 2775 Buddha in 37 rows.

Hechuan Diaoyu City Three Sages Cliff

Qing dynasty era rock carving of Three Sages.

Hechuan Inscriptions on Cliff Wall

Inscriptions by Southern Song soldiers about the battles at Diaoyu Tai.

Hechuan Confluence of Jialing and Fu Rivers.

Fu River on the right meets Jialing River at Hechuan.

Hechuan District

Hechuan Wenfeng Pagoda Park

Hechuan Wenfeng Pagoda Park

Hechuan Wenfeng Pagoda Park

Hechuan Wenfeng Ancient Street Wenfeng Temple

Hechuan Wenfeng Ancient Street Anceint Street

Hechuan Wenfeng Ancient Street Ancient Street

Hechuan Nanjing Ancient Road

Hechuan Jialing River

Hechuan Jialing River

Hechuan Food Product

Hechuan Food Product

Hechuan Food Product

Hechuan Food Product

Hechuan Food Product

Hechuan Food Product

Fengdu County

Location:
Fengdu County, 168km from Chongqing City
Travel Information:
1 hour from Chongqing City by high speed train

Changjiang along Fengdu City

Changjiang along Fengdu City

Changjiang along Fengdu City

Fengdu Changjiang Second Bridge

Long River

Long River

Long River

Long River

Long River

Fengdu Railway Station

Wolong County

Location:
Wulong County, 200km from Chongqing City
Travel Information:
3 hours from Chongqing City

Xiannu Mountian National Park

Grassland in the national park with many activities like horse riding, motor rides offered to visitors.

Wu Jiang

Very beautiful scenery is seen along long sections of the highway along the Wu Jiang.

Furong Jiang

View of Furong Jiang can be seen near entrance to Furong Cave.

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