Destinations of Yangtze Cruises from Chongqing Ⅰ
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Destinations of Yangtze Cruises from Chongqing Ⅰ


Along the Yangtze River, there are many beautiful sight spots which are attractive for passengers. Yangtze Cruise from Chongqing to Yichang, or Shanghai will stop at most sight spots along the river, so passengers can have opportunity to fully enjoy the wonderful scenery along the Yangtze River. As the start point of the Yangtze Cruises from Chongqing, Chongqing is a must mentioned place in the Yangtze Cruise tourist.

Destinations of Yangtze Cruises from Chongqing – Chongqing

Brief Introduction of Chongqing

Chongqing is a picturesque mountain city that clings to steep cliffs, located at the confluence of the Yangtze River and Jialing River. As trading capital for centuries, Chongqing was formally established in 1997 by China's central government as the nation's fourth directly-administered municipality. Chongqing now administers a sprawling area of 82,365 square kilometers that includes 27 counties and cities, 16 districts, and a total population of nearly 29 million people, making it the largest such municipality in China.

Chongqing serves as an important economic center and vital communication and transportation hub in southwest China.

History of Chongqing

The origin of Chongqing can trace back to over 3,000 years ago and it is known that have served as the capital of the ancient Ba Kingdom before that kingdom fell to the expanding Qin state in 316 B.C. in modern times, Chongqing served as China's war-time capital and headquarters of Chiang Kai-shek's Nationalist government during the war of resistance against Japan (World War Ⅱ). During the war, the island over which the Yangtze River Bridge is now built served as an airstrip for "The Flying Tigers"! After the war, Chiang Kai-Shek and Mao Zedong participated in the famous "Chongqing Talks", which sought unsuccessfully to negotiate a political reconciliation between the Nationalists and the Communists.

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