The authenticity of this city, one of the most populous cities in the world, means many people prefer it over Beijing or Shanghai. Built between mountains and rivers, to visit is to experience the culture of deepest China.

The most authentic China

Alongside the Yangtze River, the longest river in Asia, this wonderful city has one of the most scenic landscapes in China: the 3 Gorges Valley, famous worldwide for its hydroelectric dams. Modernity and tradition merge in a chaotic and attractive way in the narrow, steep and noisy city streets. The lighting at night will leave you speechless, as will the excellent cuisine. It is the city with the most restaurants per inhabitant in the world, and they are always full! Chongqing City Zoo is a must see if you are on holiday.

The currency in Chongqing as in the rest of China is the reniminbi. You can exchange foreign currency in banks and exchange offices.
The local language in the region is Sichuanese. The main dialect is Chengdu-Chongqing.
There is a public Wi-Fi network in Chongqing and the quality of the signal is generally good.
Due to its location on a plain far away from the sea and surrounded by mountains, the climate is mild even in winter. It rains a lot.

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