Chongqing, located at the southwestern part of mainland China, is one of the four municipalities under direct administration of the Central Government. It is the economic and financial center in the middle and upper reach of Yangtze River and the center of advanced manufacturing industry, harboring considerable potential for being a most competitive metropolis internationally. With a history more than 3000 years, Chongqing is endowed with the mysterious charm of modernity and classical texture. As the birthplace of Bayu Culture, Chongqing prides herself on distinct mountainous view at the confluence of Yangtze and Jialing River, with breathtaking natural and cultural heritage including the Three Gorges (Qutang Gorge, Wu Gorge and Xiling Gorge), Dazu Rock Carvings, Mount Jinfo (i.e. Golden Buddha) and Karst landform. Come and visit Chongqing for her vivid nights, perfectly seasoned food and passionate people!