Chongqing, alternately romanised Chungking, is a megacity in southwest China. Administratively, it is one of the four municipalities under the direct administration of central government of the People's Republic of China, and the only such municipality located far away from the coast.
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What you will see and do in Chongqing:🌆 Skyline 🗼 Landmark 🏘️ Town 🌉 Bridge
Chongqing is one of the fastest growing cities in the country, located in southwestern China. With a system of 24 bridges connecting the two urban areas on the banks of the Yangtze River, Chongqing is also known as the "city of bridges". Not only a large city located in southwestern China, Chongqing is an important historical, cultural and economic center of the upstream region of the Yangtze River. If the capital Beijing has a modern and bustling beauty, it is vibrant. The city of Shanghai has a unique nostalgic beauty and natural people... while Chongqing has a harmonious combination of classic and modern features in each architectural feature.
The weather and climate in Chongqing is also divided into 4 distinct seasons: spring - summer - autumn - winter. The average annual temperature is around 18 degrees Celsius. Summer in Chongqing is quite hot and muggy with the temperature in many days can reach more than 40 degrees Celsius. According to Chongqing travel experience, the period from February to May every year is the most ideal time to travel to Chongqing.
As a developed city in China, Chongqing has a developed, diverse and rich hotel system, depending on your choice, choose a suitable resting place for yourself. As a city in Sichuan province, Chongqing cuisine is always characterized by its pungent, rich flavor. To travel in this city, you can choose from many popular means of transport such as bicycles, taxis, buses... However, the traffic system in Chongqing is very overlapping, easy to make you confused. Buses are used by many tourists, because they are cheap, quite developed and have almost access to tourist attractions. Taxi is more expensive but it is extremely convenient and comfortable.
Ciqikou Old Town is located on the outskirts of Chongqing city. Here, it still retains the ancient features of each building, the style of life to the taste of the food. The People's Liberation Monument, a special feature of the main memorial is that it was built of wood in December 1940, then repaired into a majestic memorial up to 27.5m high. Tu Qikou port, although located in the heart of the city, still retains its quiet, peaceful features and old-fashioned architecture. The harbor contributes to the nostalgic beauty and precious traditional values of the Sichuan region.
You should try Chongqing Hotpot, Dandan noodles and grilled pork rice
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Discover more travel spots to explore around Chongqing🗼 Landmark spots 🌆 Skyline spots 🌉 Bridge spots 🏘️ Town spots 🏰 Place of worship spots 🏞️ Waterway spots
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1.9 km (1.2 miles) away from Chongqing
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