Discover great things to do in Chongqing

After you’ve settled into your hotel room at the Radisson Blu Plaza Chongqing, you can begin planning your adventures in and around the bustling Chongqing megacity. To see the area from a unique vantage point, take a fun and informative Yangtze River cruise. Rather stretch your legs? The paths and walkways that line the river welcome exploration and offer great backdrops for photos. If you’re traveling with your family, visit nearby Chongqing Zoo, home to red pandas, giant pandas, and African elephants. Befitting the city’s modern vibe, massive multi-use complexes like Chongqing Tiandi offer urbanites a place to work, dine, and play. The city also features terrific museums, among them the architecturally sleek Three Gorges Museum with its massive glass dome and impressive historical exhibits.

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Chongqing Zoo

4.4 mi / 7.08 km from the hotel
View rare species such as pandas and South China tigers among the more than 4,000 animals at this center for wildlife research and protection. Children also enjoy the educational area and small amusement park, which offers a carousel and other rides.

Hongya Cave

1.74 mi / 2.8 km from the hotel
A former military fortress for the Ming and Qing dynasties, Hongya Cave is a popular spot for tourists to learn about Chinese culture and features a stilt house built into a steep cliff.

Chaotianmen Dock - Yangtze River Cruises

2.35 mi / 3.78 km from the hotel
One of the busiest docks in China, Chaotianmen is the perfect location to start a scenic tour of the Yangtze River. Book a sightseeing trip and explore the dramatic Three Gorges among other beautiful locations.
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Chongqing Tiandi

7.73 mi / 12.45 km from the hotel
This multi-use complex is home to some of the best shopping, dining, and entertainment venues in the city. Treat yourself to an evening drink or a meal and take a stroll along the peaceful lake.
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7.37 mi / 11.87 km from the hotel
Named the “Porcelain Port,” the ancient village of Ciqikou traces its heritage to porcelain production in the Ming and Qing dynasties. Take a stroll along narrow alleyways to explore art studios, tea bars, and Shu embroidery shops.
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Three Gorges Museum

1.75 mi / 2.82 km from the hotel
Learn more about Chongqing and the Three Gorges region at one of China’s largest museums. Exhibits cover the region’s cultural heritage and natural setting, including the gargantuan undertaking of building the Three Gorges Dam.