Chongqing is fast becoming a commercial center in China, but its historical attractions are just as appealing to travelers looking for a diversion to spend the day.
Points of Interest
Experience the churning point of commerce at Chongqing's inland port, where the Yangtze and Jialing Rivers collide. Likewise, Chaotianmen Square offers a view of the city's bustling epicenter as all types of watercraft ply their daily trade.
Chongqing Science and Technology Museum
Built in 2008, this museum dedicated to scientific and technological discoveries is both an architectural wonder and an educational paradise. Enjoy shows at its IMAX Theatre as children scoot around you eager to learn.
Chongqing Zhaomushan Botanical Garden
Visit the world's third largest biological garden, including a Chinese folk cultural village with traditional Ba-Ya items from the early 20th Century. A set of biking trails allow you to zip past the greenery as you enjoy an elevated view of Chongqing.
Chongqing Grand Theatre
Nestled at the confluence of the Yangtze and Jialing Rivers, this mesmerizing building houses two concert houses and countless events throughout the year. Visit in the evening to enjoy its luminous presence that dazzles across the nearby waters.
This "Porcelain Port" offers a taste of ancient Chinese traditions and practices, maintaining its local reputation as a historical landmark. Visit its Buddhist Temple or the Bayu Dwellings Collection for a moment of tranquil reflection.
Guanyingqiao Pedestrian Street
SThe first modern pedestrian street in Western China offers an unparalleled view to accompany your delightful stroll.
Hong Ya Cave
Visit the Jiefangbei Central Business District at night to enjoy the glittering display of lights that mark this shopping center. Ancient buildings offer an array of tourist offerings, from dining to entertainment.
Jiangbeizui Central Business District
This growing business center aims to be one of the world's most active financial hubs as it moves towards completion in 2018. Walk the grounds and witness architectural marvels that will dazzle, with nighttime viewings offering brilliant displays of light.
What's Nearby - Airports, Corporate Locations and Educational Institutions
- Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport (CKG)
- Chongqing North Railway Station
- Chongqing University
- Changan Automotive Corp.
- Ford Motor Company
- Chongqing Iron and Steel Company