Chongqing is a big city with character. It is located in central China 150 mi/240 km southeast of Chengdu. In contrast to many of China's flat, uniformly gray cities, Chongqing (pronounced chong-CHING
) is on the hilly banks of the Yangtze. Enjoy just walking the streets (lined with sculpted wood balconies) and spending time on the active docks.
Among Chongqing's attractions are the Sichuan Fine Arts Institute (an artists colony), a lacquerware factory and hot springs. There are several... Subscribe to travel42 to read the full Destination Guide. travel42 offers professionally written guides on more than 5,700 travel destinations and ports-of-call worldwide. Go to travel-42.com to learn more, or call 1.866.566.8136 to subscribe. Copyright (c) 2014 Northstar Travel Media, LLC. travel42.