Travel in Chongqing
Chongqing is China’s famous historical and cultural city. Its Ba cultures, Three Gorges culture, The Three Kingdoms culture, modern urban civilization make Chongqing feature in extremely rich cultural tourism resources. Also, Chongqing has the unique geographical conditions and the collecting of the mountains, water, forestry, spring, waterfall, hole, gorge; and the most outstanding peculiar natural tourism resource is canyon scenery.
Tourism in the urban economic development in the industry, position, and gradually increase the economic role of the tourism industry to boost the urban economy, social employment, driving force, as well as the promotion of the role of culture and the environment becomes increasingly obvious. Tourism is a pillar of China’s economic development industries.
Among Chongqing’s rich and colorful tourist resources, canyon scenery is the most outstanding; and canyon landscapes have their special features, also contain rich cultural landscape and have extremely high tourism value. The famous are the Three Gorges (Qutang Gorge, Wu Gorge, Xiling Gorge) and Small Three Gorges. Also, the Three Gorges Dam and Gezhou Dam in Chongqing is world-famous.
Chongqing has long history and profound cultural background. The Fengdu Ghost City here is a representative of the paleolithic sites; the Ba Civilization and Well Salt Culture are representatives of the neolithic cultural sites; the Han Dynasty Tombs and White Emperor City are representatives of the Three Kingdoms culture relics; the Dazu Rock Carvings is the representative of the Tang and Song dynasties religious cultural relics. Also, Chongqing has many landmark buildings, such as the Three Gorges Museum, Chaotianmen Square and the People Square.