Chongqing – The Fog City in Southwest China

Chongqing – The Fog City in Southwest China

China offers the unlimited attractions to tourist from around the globe. The strong cultures and historic spots are spread up around the country. It seems not enough to take a short trip exploring all of them. However, you should consider about the available time in taking the vacation. Do you need a recommendation of where to go in China now?

The City Hall of Chongqing

Chongqing City Hall, China
Photo by Wilson Loo Kok Wee

Chongqing is one of popular cities in the country. It is located on the Southwest. In 14 March 1997, this place was declared as municipality. At the past time, this city had essential role related to the Yangtze economy. Previously named Jiangzhoue, the same place was called as Yu Prefecture. The name of Chongqing was given in 1189. Are you intended to visit this city? It is essential for you to know the climate first. The weathers in Chongqing are influenced by its humid tropical climate. That is why fog can occurs for more than 100 days in every year. It is not undeniable than if this city is also known as Fog City. If you want to go there, you can go on March to May and September to October. Summer and winter are not recommended time to explore the city.

The Ghost City of Fengdu

Fengdu Ghost City, Chongqing, China
Photo by Wilson Loo Kok Wee

You can find various attractions there, including the historical man-made landmarks to the natural ones. To enjoy the beautiful view of rivers and mountains, it is recommended to take a cruise on Yangtze River. You are also able to visit Dazu Gottoes, Fengdu Ghost City and Three Gorges. Traveling around is very easy too, as this municipality is known as the center of economic city in Southwest China.

Panda Bear at the ChongQing Zoo

Panda Bear at the ChongQing Zoo ; Chongqing, China
Photo by atlassb

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