China - Chongqing (Chapter)

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This is the Chongqing chapter from Lonely Planet’s China guidebook.

Chongqing municipality may be a relatively recent creation, having been carved out of Sichuan province in 1997, but with its eponymous city driving the economy of western China, it’s now one of the most important regions in the whole country.

  • shift down a gear or two as you float past the awe-inspiring Three Gorges on a Yangzi River Cruise
  • maps
  • gasp in wonder at the exquisite artwork of the ancient cliff carvings in Dazu Buddhist Caves
  • transport
  • explore the wild waterfalls and karst formations of the mountain wilderness area of Wulong County National Geology Park
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Chongqing City, Dazu Buddhist Caves, Laitan, Zhongshan, Wulong, Anju Ancient Town.

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