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Parks to Relax in Busy Chongqing City – Tranquil Sanctuaries for the Leisure Seeker

The vibrant city of Chongqing offers a number of attractions for the visitor. Amongst these are a host of appealing city parks which are always pleasant places in which to spend leisure time


South Hot Spring Park

The attractive South Hot Spring Park is sure to capture the interest of the discerning leisure seeker with its many pleasant features. This entrancing park is situated in the suburbs of Chongqing a distance of 26 km away from the heart of the city. At this charming park, you will have the opportunity to stroll along a tranquil stream flowing beside serene woodlands and watch the picturesque waterfalls as they flow down sheer cliffs. Visitors will also be able to take a dip in the warm spring waters which are refreshing and invigorating. These pleasant spring waters are regarded as being effective in alleviating conditions such as skin diseases and arthritis. Another attraction at this agreeable park is a deep mysterious cave which contains many unusual stalactites with remarkable shapes. This cave is also renowned for being thought to have been the home of a fairy.


North Hot Spring Park

This appealing park is located on the southern border of the well-known Jialing River near the base of Jinyun Mountain. This popular park is regarded as being a significant section of the Scenic Area of Jiajing Mountain, which has the distinction of having been amongst the earliest scenic locations to have been identified by the authorities. The North Hot Spring Park has been named for a well-known spring that flows incessantly throughout the year. This spring features a copious flow of water that is also noteworthy for being of a pleasant invigorating temperature. Within this park, you will also find a host of convenient amenities created for the benefit of visitors, including a large swimming pool measuring no less than 50 m in length and 16 m in width. Other facilities include a triangular indoor swimming pool, an additional pool for young children where they can play in the water and numerous washrooms.


Eling Park

The delightful Eling Park which is situated within Yuzhong District on the crest of Eling Mountain has been named after the unusual topography, resembling the neck of a goose that it features. The striking Eling Mountain looks over the city of Chongqing and may be regarded as an excellent vantage point to admire views over the picturesque Chongqing Harbour. At this harbour the two major rivers, Jialing and Changjiang come together; from Eling Mountain, you will also have the opportunity to enjoy splendid nighttime views of this attractive harbour as well as the city. You will see that Eling Park is flanked by both of the foregoing rivers which flow along opposite sides of the area. A choice of accommodation that you could consider from where this park would be within easy reach would be Somerset JieFangBei Chongqing, which can be regarded as one of the conveniently located apartment hotels in Chongqing, China.


Nanshan Park

This agreeable park stretches along the southern border of the picturesque Changjiang River. This attractive mountainous park is renowned for its abundant and pleasing trees and flowers. You will see that this park extends over the Daishan, Huangshan, Wangshan, Jiangshan and Yuanshan mountains and occupies an area of no less than 400 hectares. In times gone by Kuomintang officials as well as envoys from foreign lands competed with each other to construct lavish villas here. These attractive parks in Chongqing are sure to capture the imagination of the discerning leisure seeker.

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