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Introduction:Chongqing is a port city with the largest municipal area and population in China. It is situated in the upper reaches of the Yangtze River at the confluence of the Yangtze and Jialing Riv..

Districts: Yuzhong Yubei Beibei Dadukou Gaoxin Jiangbei Wanzhou NanAn Jiulongpo Fengdu Shapingba Banan Shapingba Wulong Dianjiang Fengdu JiangJinQu RongChangXian PengShuiXian YongChuanQu

Attractions: Hechuan Fishing City Fengdu Ming Mountain scenic area Hongchiba Alpine Glassland Youshui River Jindaoxia Fairy Mountain Dazu Rock Carving Zoological Garden Baisha Ancient Town Shuangguitang

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Yubei Introduction

Chongqing is a port city with the largest municipal area and population in China. It is situated in the upper reaches of the Yangtze River at the confluence of the Yangtze and Jialing Rivers in southwest China. With an area of 82,400 square kilometers (31, 800 square miles), Chongqing shares borders with the provinces of Hubei, Hunan, Guizhou, Sichuan, and Shaanxi. Besides the Han who form the majority of its total population of 30.9 million, numerous ethnic groups reside in Chongqing, including Yi, Tibetan, Miao, Qiang, You and Tujia.

The suburbs of Chongqing are : Shuangqiao district, Wangzhou district, Changshou district, Wangsheng District, Qianjiang district, Hechuang district, Yongchuang District ,Peiling district, Nanchuang District, Jiangjin District.
  With a history of over 3,000 years, Chongqing, the birthplace of Ba and Yu culture is o­ne of the least well known but most important historical cities in all of China. Today, little of this interesting past is visible and the city is essentially an industrial mass. Much of it is dirty and seedy but there is a lively atmosphere prevalent about the place that often goes hand in hand with the more "hardcore" cities in China.
The area known as Chongqing became the capital of the Ba State in the 11 century BC under the mythical King of the Yu. By the 12th Century AD, this small city had grown in size and was renamed Chongqing, meaning "Double happiness" in Chinese.Despite the name, the city in fact has a rather turbulent past, and the residents here have spent much of their history keeping invaders out. In 1242 Chongqing put up a defence against the Mongols and in 1937, the Kuomingtang fled here from the Japanese. The city withstood attack and was o­ne of the last Kuomingtang bastions. In 1997, Chongqing separated from Sichuan to become an independent prefecture in its own right. Today, this vast southwestern dynamo is known as Chongqing Municipality
Today, Chongqing is a modern city, China's fourth municipality after Beijing, Shanghai, and Tianjin. Within its borders Chongqing encompasses a wealth of water reserves, mineral resources, dense forests, and abundant flora and fauna. The focal point of the unique Yangtze Three Gorges Dam, Chongqing is a tourist attraction as well as a commercial city.
Chongqing attracts visitors from home and abroad for its cultural heritage and other tourist attractions. The city is the starting point for the Yangtze River Cruise, which explores the stunning scenery of the Three Gorges. Other attractions include the Dazu Rock Carvings , valuable works of art carved during the Ninth Century, Gold Buddhist Mountain, a rich repository of diverse animals and plants; and Fishing Town, o­ne of three ancient battlefields in China. Ancient Ci Qi Kou village lures tourists to linger in its streets to buy handicraft souvenirs.
Chongqing is famous for its hot Sichuan cuisine and world-famous hotpot dishes. Street vendors as well as restaurants feature exciting spicy delicacies for the adventurers.

Yubei Traffic

By Air
Currently, Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport (CKG) has 58 domestic and foreign city connections and 70 foreign and domestic airlines operate scheduled flights to Chongqing. Except for Hohhot in Inner Mongolia, all the capital cities of China's provinces have connections to Chongqing. With flights between Chongqing and foreign cities such as Seoul, Tokyo, Nagoya, Bangkok, Munich, and Dusseldorf, tourists can easily reach Chongqing by plane.
To buy plane tickets, it's best to go to the ticket office at No.161, Zhong Shan San Road. They're open from 07:30 to 20:00 each day. Many hotels also offer a ticket booking service.
By Train
There are now three large railway stations in Chongqing: o­ne is Chongqing Railway Station (Caiyuanba Railway Station) which is close to Jiefangbei downtown area; the second is Shapingba Railway Station which is located in the Shapingba District; the third is Chongqing North Railway Station which is a newly built station located near Longtou Temple in Yubei District. So pay attention to the station name when buying a train ticket and make sure know how to get there.
By Water
The Chongqing Chaotianmen Dock, at the junction of the Yangtze River and the Jialing River, is o­ne of the busiest ports in China. Chongqing is the best starting point for a Yangtze River Cruise. Taking a cruise ship from Chongqing down the Yangtze River to Wuhan Yichang is now a popular tourist trip. Choose a deluxe cruise ship so that you can have a pleasant and memorable experience o­n the Yangtze River. There are four categories of ships: the star-rated ship, the foreign tourist ship, the domestic tourist ship, and the common passenger ship
Road
There are over 10 long distance bus station in Chongqing: Chongqing bus station, Shapingba Bus station,Chong north bus station, Jiefangbei bus station, Kaixuan road bus station, Chongqing yingbin bus station and so o­n. The stations operate services to places around chongqing and cities in Sichuang.
Chongqing bus stations Tel :023-63873196
Shapingba District Bus Terminal Tel :023-65336881
Chongqing north bus station Tel :023-67853898
Chongqing yingbin bus station Tel :023-63736778
By City Bus
Public transportation in town is very convenient within nearly 300 bus lines operating. Normally, buses run from 05:30 to 21:00 and the ticket fare is CNY 1 or 2. There are other options such as minibuses, air conditioned buses, and tourist routes. A word of warning: city buses are very crowded during rush hours, so try to avoid them at these times.
By Taxi
The taxis in Chongqing are yellow. Normally the base price is CNY 5 for the beginning 3 kilometers (about 2 miles) and CNY1.8 for each additional kilometer. Like many cities around the world, time while stationary and moving at low speeds is also metered, CNY 5 toll should be paid when you cross the Yangtze River Bridge or the Jialing River Bridge. The rate from 22:00 to 06:00 is slightly higher. Usually, a short journey within 10 kilometers (about 6.miles) costs no more than CNY 20.

Yubei Festivals

Name : Yongchuang chashangzuhai fengqing festival
Time : in annual April
Adress: ji mountain chashazhuhai
Activities : cycling, climbing, running, chashanzhuhai tour, carnival funny night and so o­n.

Name : Qianjiang tujia swing hands festival
Time : annual May
Adress: Qianjiang county
Activities: the opening ceremony, tujia swing hands dance performances, the display of ethnic commodity, campfire party and so o­n.

Name : chongqing city tourism festivalu
Time : Junaury 1 to Februnary 30
Adress : Yuzhong district
Activities : large Bayu style show, Pei cultural exhibition, traditional bayu folk art performances, traditional lantern fair, “go back to hometown in dream” bayu root tour and so o­n.

Name : chongqing gold buddha ice and snow festival
Time : annual January to Februnary
Adress: Nanchuang Gold buddha mountain
Activities : parade o­n ice and snow festival, campfire party, climb to conquer the cold wind , display of tourism commodity

Name : Tongliang dragon lantern new spring festival
Time : annual February
Address : Bachuang town, tongliang
Activities: kinds of  dragon lantern art performances : wooden bench dragon, fire dragon, athletic dragon and so o­n. Theatrical performances , trade negotiation meeting.
Name : zouma peach tourism festival in jiulongpo
Time :annual March
Address: zouma town, jiulongpo
Activities : enjoy peach blossom , listen to folk stories, enjoy the farm stytle

Name : shizhu tujia bizida festival
Time : June 9 to 12
Address : huangshui national forest park
Activities : bizika dance party, the national huanglian fair , shebari performances, display of tujia food.
Name : Dazu Rock Carving Art Festival
Time : annual October
Address : in the urban areas of Chongqing, Dazu Longgang town
Activities: stone carving art performance, stone art and culture show, trade negotiation fair and so o­n
Name : Tong nan taian fish food culture festival
Time: august to Sep
Activities : tai’an street fish fete, qiongjiang tour, qing jiang fish competition.

Yubei Service Telephones

Chongqing tourism quality supervision and management
Hours :8:30-11 :30,14:00-17: 00
Complaints Phone: (023) 63890134
Fax: (023) 3851448
Address: dongzi lanyazheng street 63, yuzhong district, chongqing city

Chinese travel agencies complaints
China National Tourism Quality Supervision Administration management
Hours :8:30-12 :00,14:30-17: 00
Complaints Phone: (010) 65275315
Fax: (010) 65201522,65122096
Address: Jianguomen street 9,Beijing city
Zip Code: 100740

Yubei Hotels

  • Oubinge Hotel

    Oubinge Hotel

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  • Saifeite Hotel

    Saifeite Hotel

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    Saifeite Hotel---has a well-equipped guest rooms and entertainment facilities, leisure is the ideal place to stay.

  • Zhirugui Hotel

    Zhirugui Hotel

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    Zhirugui Hotel---has a well-equipped guest rooms and entertainment facilities, leisure is the ideal place to stay. 

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