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Huguang Guild Hall

Outward Appearance of Opera Stage

The newly opened ( Sep 2005 ) Huguang Guild Hall (hú guǎn huì guǎn 湖广会馆) is one of the most interesting sightseeing spots in Chongqing.

Last Updated on Friday, 28 January 2011 10:12
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China Three Gorges Museum

The Front Shot of  China Three Gorges Museum

China Three Gorges Museum is situated at the west part of the People's Square of Chongqing. Occupying the area of 30,000 square meters, the museum was completed and opened to the public on Jun 18, 2005 with the construction area of 42,500 square meters. It was the first large museum with the title of " China " named by the State Council Office of the People's Republic of China beyond Beijing. The museum faces the Chongqing People's Great Hall with the People Square in between forming a "trinity", both symbolic architectural features in the city of Chongqing.

Last Updated on Monday, 24 August 2009 03:06
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People’s Great Hall

the Night View of People's Great Hall    The majestic construction of the People's Great Hall (rén mín dà lǐ táng 人民大礼堂) is the landmark of Chongqing (chóng qìng 重庆). The whole building displays elegant design, superb craft and the harmonious disposition of colors. Especially the dome above the front gate, a typical architectural creation in Chinese antique flavor, is highly praised by the tourists from abroad and home. 

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 September 2009 09:04
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Ciqikou Ancient Town

     Ciqikou's Front Gate              Situated on the bank of the Jialing River (jiā líng jiāng 嘉陵江), not far from its confluence with the mighty Yangtze River (yáng zǐ jiāng 扬子江), is the ancient village of Ciqikou (cí qì kǒu 磁器口), formerly known as Long Yin (lóng yǐn 龙隐). People always said "One flagtone road, and one thousand years' Ciqikou". It was named as it had supplied large sum of chinaware dating during Qing (qīng 清) and Ming (míng 明) dynasties. It was a busy dock before, which located at the lower reaches of Jialing River. After a thousand years, the town now remains as a symbol and miniature of past Chongqing. 

Last Updated on Sunday, 27 September 2009 08:59
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Dazu Rock Carvings

   (Thousand-Arm Goddess of Mercy)千手观音     Originally started in the first year of Emperor Yonghui (yǒng huī dì 永徽帝) of the Tang Dynasty (táng cháo 唐朝, 618-907), the Dazu Grottos (dài zú shí kè 大足石刻) had been enlarged and rebuilt up through the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). As one of ancient China's most valuable treasures,They were declared a National Key Cultural Relics Protected Unit in 1961, and in 1999 they were listed as a World Culture Heritage Site  by the UNESCO Heritage Committee.

Last Updated on Thursday, 17 September 2009 08:58
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