WALK TO ATTRACTIONS, DINING AND SHOPPING IN SHA PING BA
At the Radisson Blu Hotel Chongqing Sha Ping Ba, guests are only three kilometers from shopping at Three Gorges Square, home to a large mall with hundreds of shops and dining options, as well as outdoor play areas for kids and a beautiful sculpture garden. When your seminar in the Grand Hall wraps up for the day, head next door to the Ronghui Hot Springs for some relaxation or connect with nature at Gele Mountain, only 10 kilometers away. Want to learn more about local history? Visit the ancient village of Ciqikou or Chongqing People's Square.
- Ciqikou - 6 km
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 get a feel for old Chongqing, and don’t miss the 1,500-year-old Buddhist temple.
- People's Square - 13 km
Official parades, open-air aerobics classes and a variety of artistic performances all take place in Chongqing’s central square, located in front of the Chongqing People’s Hall.
- Jiefangbei Liberation Square - 17 km
Known for its famous monument, the People’s Liberation Monument, this public square is surrounded by skyscrapers. Nearby you can shop at stores like Gucci, Louis Vuitton and Rolex.
Shopping and entertainment:
- Three Gorges Square - 3 km
With more than 1,000 stores, this immense shopping and entertainment complex is the perfect destination for a rainy day. Take advantage of play areas for kids, see a movie at on-site theaters, or relax in the beautiful outdoor sculpture garden.
- Chongqing Tiandi - 8 km
Situated in the center of the Yuzhong district, this multi-use development is home to some of the city’s best shopping, dining and entertainment venues. Stroll along The Riviera to take in lake views, or meet with clients at businesses like Sony and Deloitte.
- Ronghui Hot Springs - adjacent
Featuring a variety of gardens, fountains, steam baths and massage treatment options, these hot springs lure locals and tourists alike.
- Gele Mountain National Forest Park - 10 km
Reaching 2,274 feet at its highest point, this protected park offers a soothing natural getaway from Chongqing’s urban bustle. Try rock climbing, ride the cable car, take part in a festival, or simply enjoy the scent of pine and cypress trees during your visit.
- Chaotianmen Docks - Yangtze River Cruises - 17 km
Take a Yangtze River cruise to see one of China’s most important rivers up close. The third-longest river in the world, the Yangtze flows past famous sites like Fengdu Ghost City and Baidicheng, sometimes called the White Emperor City.
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- Dazu Rock Carvings, World Heritage site - 106 km
Famous for their immense size and the diversity of their subject matter, these rock carvings in Dazu date from the 9th to the 13th century. Visit this UNESCO World Heritage site to see both secular and religious carvings on the area’s steep hillsides.
- South China Karst - 175 km
A UNESCO World Heritage site, this area spans multiple provinces and is known for its fascinating topography filled with natural bridges, underground rivers, caves and exposed rock formations.
- Three Gorges Dam - 609 km
The world’s largest dam, this hydroelectric gravity dam spans the Yangtze River and cost more than $27 billion to complete.
Other points of interest:
- Ronghui Quanli Town - 100 m
- University Town- 16 km