Chongqing is situated in Southwestern China. It is literally China’s largest municipality with a population of over 28 million people. The sprawling metropolis boasts tantalising dishes, rich heritage as well as friendly locals. Here are some of the must-explore places in Chongqing.
Dazu Rock Carvings
This is an interesting sightseeing place in Chongqing with a number of carvings and sculptures. These reflect Buddhist, Confucian, and Taoist religious beliefs.
Ciqikou Old Town
Ciqikou boasts an intriguing history of over 1,700 years. Even today, one can still catch a fleeting glimpse into the past with its elegant Ming and Qing Dynasty buildings. If you’re wondering where to stay in Chongqing, you’d be delighted to know that Citadines Gaoke Liangjiang Chongqing and similar other properties are just a short drive away from Ciqikou.
Three Gorges Museum
Learn about the history of this massively underrated region of China at the Three Gorges Museum. It is home to a wide array of historical artefacts – including porcelain and sculptures that date back to the Han Dynasty.
Fengdu Ghost City
If you take part on a cruise along the Yangtze River, you’ll be able to explore Fengdu Ghost City. It is a small ancient town that houses a number of temples and shrines.