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04 Best Places to Visit in Chongqing - Explore Chongqing to your heart's content.

Commonly known for the delightful food in Chongqing, the city is rich with culture, traditions and historical practices.


One of the largest graffiti streets in the world

When coming to a major city in China you expect traditional and cultural locations to visit from the first day to the last. However, Chongqing is home to a street that is filled with graffiti from the beginning till the end and it is tastefully done that the street has become a location for tourists to visit. Huangjueping is an interesting city to visit because apart from the graffiti you get to see how the modern day has merged with the traditional and customary practices set in the city. It does not come as a surprise that Huangjueping is a creative and colourful location because the area is home to the Sichuan Fine Arts Institute. The location is said to give birth to many artists both traditional and modern.


Stuff your self at a restaurant

No visit to Chongqing is complete without stuffing yourself with the popular and spicy Sichuan dish. The Chongqing Hot Pot is a delightful dish which can be shared among several people. Sichuan peppercorn is the main ingredient in the dish and it has a unique taste. Hot Pot which is known as Huoguo is available in many different places such as street food carts, restaurants, and even hotels. Citadines Gaoke Liangjiang Chongqing is known to serve a delightful Huoguo which is loved by the locals as well as the foreigners. It is known to be a dish that you want to keep trying once you have tasted it for the first time.


Take a walk at the E'ling Park

There is no doubt or question that Chongqing is a busy city. There are many people out and about on the streets on a daily basis from dawn to dusk. For those who love being around people and getting to know different ethnicities and cultures, Chongqing is the perfect location to keep mingling. However, for those who need their personal space and a little bit of time away from the busy day to day life, E'ling Park is the best option. The park is open for the public and there is no entrance fee. You will come across many locals who come to the park to spend the day to relax and enjoy the outdoors. There are children and adults alike. If you are not a people person and would prefer to steer clear of busy locations and you are wondering where to stay in Chongqing, staying in the vicinity of the park will allow you to break away from reality when you feel like it.


Explore Ciqikou

Ciqikou is one of the main tourist attractions in Chongqing. Ciqikou which is known as the Porcelain Village is an ancient and historically important town from the Ming and Qing dynasties. The town used to be a port for foreign travellers and accommodated trade from many countries from around the world. Some of the buildings still remain the same as they used to be many years ago. The narrow streets are filled with craft shops that sell local products that are sourced and made in Chongqing.