Being one of the biggest cities in the world, Chongqing is a fast-developing, modern, bustling metropolis that has a lot to offer. Located in southwest China and sharing borders with Hubei, Hunan, Guizhou, Sichuan, and Shaanxi provinces, Chongqing is the largest municipality in China under the direct administration of China’s government.
With a history of more than 3000 years, Chongqing has been always an important economic, political, manufacturing, and administrative city in China. During the Second Sino-Japanese War (1937-1945) Chongqing served as one of the key antifascist centers in China playing an important strategic role in the war actions.
Known as the ‘Mountain City’, Chongqing is surrounded by mountains and is intersected by the Jialing River and the Yangtze River. Throughout centuries of growth and development, Chongqing has preserved its natural beauty and abundant flora and fauna. The city attracts visitors for its beautiful scenery with mountains, rivers, caves, gorges, and waterfalls.
Numerous bridges cross Yangtze and Jialing Rivers showcase unique designs and architectural structures. If you want to enjoy the river and city views, a cruise on the Yangtze and Jialing Rivers will be an ideal way to do it. Besides, one of the main attractions in the city is Chongqing’s skyline. Every evening, being illuminated by thousand bright and colorful lights, Chongqing offers stunning views for its residents and visitors.
If you come to Chongqing, be sure to try Chongqing cuisine that is known for its spiciness. Street vendors, as well as restaurants, feature exciting spicy delicacies for food lovers. Chongqing hotpot is one of the most popular dishes in the city that is a must-try for all newcomers!
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