Dazu Rock Carvings


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Dazu Rock Carvings

Dazu Rock Carvings Itinerary

Day 1

Day 1: Arrival in Chongqing Morning: Arrive in Chongqing and check into your accommodation, preferably in the city center. Afternoon: Take a guided tour of Chongqing's cultural attractions, including the People's Liberation Monument, Hongya Cave, and Huguang Guild Hall. Explore the city's bustling streets, markets, and waterfront areas along the Yangtze River. Evening: Enjoy dinner at a local restaurant in Chongqing, sampling regional specialties such as hotpot, spicy noodles, and Sichuan cuisine.

Day 2

Day 2: Dazu Rock Carvings - Baodingshan Morning: Travel to Dazu County, located approximately 160 kilometers west of Chongqing city. Visit the Baodingshan Rock Carvings, one of the most famous rock carving sites in Dazu. Explore the intricate sculptures, reliefs, and Buddhist statues carved into the cliffs and caves of Baodingshan. Afternoon: Take a guided tour of Baodingshan, visiting highlights such as the Thousand-Armed Guanyin, the Reclining Buddha, and the Wheel of Life. Learn about the history, symbolism, and religious significance of the rock carvings from your guide. Evening: Return to Chongqing in the evening and relax at your accommodation. Enjoy dinner at a local restaurant or explore the city's nightlife and entertainment options.

Day 3

Day 3: Dazu Rock Carvings - Beishan Morning: Travel to Beishan, another important rock carving site in Dazu County. Explore the Beishan Rock Carvings, known for their exquisite craftsmanship, intricate details, and cultural significance. Visit the Shengshou Temple and the Precious Hall of the Great Hero to see some of the most impressive carvings at Beishan. Afternoon: Continue exploring the Beishan Rock Carvings, taking in the various sculptures, reliefs, and inscriptions that depict Buddhist teachings, historical events, and everyday life in ancient China. Enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding landscape from Beishan Hill. Evening: Return to Chongqing in the evening and enjoy dinner at a local restaurant. Relax and reflect on your experiences exploring the Dazu Rock Carvings.

Day 4

Day 4: Departure Morning: Visit any remaining attractions or landmarks in Chongqing, such as Eling Park, Ciqikou Ancient Town, or the Chongqing Zoo. Take a leisurely stroll along the Yangtze River or explore the city's parks and green spaces. Afternoon: Transfer to Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport or Chongqing North Railway Station for your departure, taking with you memories of your time exploring the Dazu Rock Carvings and the cultural richness of Chongqing.






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