Top Historical Monuments and Landmarks in Chongqing

Chongqing is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Chongqing one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Chongqing is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Chongqing or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Chongqing. Explore the historical monuments of Chongqing with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Chongqing guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Chongqing page for the complete list of attractions and activities.

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Let's witness the history of Chongqing with these top historical monuments and landmarks:

  1. Ci Qi Kou

    #1 of 8 Historical Places in Chongqing
    Ci Qi Kou

    Tags: Outdoors, River, Ancient Ruin, Nature

    Address: 14 km W of Chongqing, Chongqing 400030,China

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Showing a reflection of what Chongqing must have looked like centuries ago is this ancient little town of Ci Qi Kou. The town got its name, literally translating to the porcelain village, due its sign...Read more

  2. Hongya Cave

    #2 of 8 Historical Places in Chongqing
    Hongya Cave

    Tags: Outdoors, Cave, Historical Site, Nature

    Address: Junction of Cangbai Road, Yangtze River and Jialing River, Yuzhong District, Chongqing 400000,China

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    During the Ming dynasty, 17 gates were built to protect Chongqing in which Hongya was one of the 8 closed ones used only for military matters. To the lower right of this Hongya gate is a cave which ha...Read more

  3. Jiefang Monument

    #3 of 8 Historical Places in Chongqing
    Jiefang Monument

    Tags: Outdoors, Educational Site, Monument, Statue

    Address: No.177 Minzu Road, Yuzhong District, Chongqing 400010, China

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    In the heart of the centre of the city, which is the Jiefangbei Square, stands the Chongqing People’s Liberation Monument also known as the Jiefang Monument. The 27 metre tall monument has stood...Read more

  4. Ghost City Of Fengdu

    #4 of 8 Historical Places in Chongqing
    Ghost City Of Fengdu

    Tags: Outdoors, Mountain, Educational Site, Historical Site

    Address: Ming Moutain, North bank of Yangtze River, Chongqing408200, China

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Situated on the north bank of Yangtze River atop the Ming Mountain is this city that is dedicated to the concept of afterlife. Combining teachings of Buddhism, Taoism and Confucianism this mystical Fe...Read more

  5. Zhazi Cave

    #5 of 8 Historical Places in Chongqing
    Zhazi Cave

    Tags: Outdoors, Cave, Educational Site, Historical Site

    Address: Zhazi Cave, Gele Mountain, Shapingba District, Chongqing 400000, China

    Timings: 08:30 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Located at the foot of the Gele Mountains, the Zhazi Cave also known as the Zha Zi Dong, shares the history of the mountains during the period of the war for communism. The cave was originally a coalm...Read more

  6. Luohan Temple

    #6 of 8 Historical Places in Chongqing
    Luohan Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Outdoors, Historical Site

    Address: No.7 Luohansi Street, Yuzhong District,Chongqing 400011, China

    Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Built about a thousand years ago during the Song Dynasty, the Luohan Temple also known as the Arhat Temple stands in sharp contrast to the high rise buildings surrounding it. Located in the Yuzhong di...Read more

  7. Pianyan Ancient Town

    #7 of 8 Historical Places in Chongqing
    Pianyan Ancient Town

    Tags: Outdoors, Educational Site, Ancient Ruin, Town

    Address: Northeast of the District, Beibei District,Chongqing 400700, China

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Pianyan Ancient Town may seem old and broken today but it had its days of glory. With a history of 300 years, this town used to be an important business centre. Located in the Beibei district, the...Read more

  8. Song Qing Lings Residence

    #8 of 8 Historical Places in Chongqing
    Song Qing Lings Residence

    Tags: Outdoors, Educational Site, Historical Site

    Address: No.5 New Village,Liang Lukou, Chongqing400015, China

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Wife of Sun Yat Sen, Father of the nation of China, Song Qing Ling also known as Soong Ching-Ling is considered as the mother of the nation. Her former residence, now a historic site is one of the mos...Read more

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