As a municipality directly under the central government, Chongqing is located at the southwest of China, sitting in the upstream of Yangtze River. Several nicknames just describe Chongqing perfectly. “Mountain City” is the first impression when speaking of Chongqing. Built on mountainous area, roads and architectures are all built along with the terrain, thus, it’s always possible to see people walk through your window even if you live at 10th floor. Sitting in the confluence of Yangtze River and Jialing River, “The City of Fog” just describes the scene that Chongqing is always in a thin mist, just like in fairyland. Another nickname for Chongqing is “Stove”, yes, the summer in here is extremely hot, and the highest temperature outdoor is over 40℃. However, hot is not only describe the weather, it can also describe the food and beautiful people in Chongqing.Beautiful people and hotpot are all labels for Chongqing, yet, none of them can represent the city alone.
Why Visit the City
- Cultural Relics & Ancient Towns – This historical city will provide you a fantastic opportunity to experience Chinese culture, like the World Heritage Site – Dazu Rock Carvings and the thousand-year-old Ciqikou Ancient Town.
- Stunning Karst Landscape – Chongqing is also the home to Wulong Karst Landscape, where you can find the magnificent natural rock bridges, stunning gorges, colorful caves and serene mountains.
- Paradise for Foodie – Chongqing cuisine is famed in China for its pungent and spicy flavor. Hot pot and local snacks attract so many tourists to there