Minghao International Hotel
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
TripAdvisor Reviews Minghao International Hotel Chongqing
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... after our night on the boat would have been disappointed. But, it was miles better than where we'd been. We arrived at the hotel by mid-morning, took a shower and were ready to then go. Dazu is a city famed for its grand scale rock carvings - and, when it's says grand scale that's exactly what it means - but there's not a lot else there to see. There are several sites around the area but we visited the two main ones, Baodingshan and Beishan. They ...
... matched the atmosphere of the boat: it was pouring down and very misty! All day! In fact, the whole way! We stopped at Zhang Fei Temple in the evening for a supper of delicious noodle soup. On our second full day on the boat we docked early at Zhongxian and were able to visit an island called Shibaozhai, a 220m high rocky buttress which has, grafted onto its side, a twelve-storey, bright-red pagoda which was built in 1819 called ...
... Szechuan province, China. They were designated a World Heritage Site in 1999. What makes the Dazu carvings so special is not their scale — they cover small areas compared to those at Datong, Luoyang and Dunhuang — but their quality, state of preservation and variety of subjects and styles. Some sculptures are small, some are huge; many are brightly painted and tell religious, moral and historical stories. There is some restoration work being done ...
... for the river, we walked for some time in the still-baking sun, until a wide river vista opened up to us.
A pleasant riverside path led us towards a little pavilion in a traditional wooden Chinese style, atop a steep set of steps, where locals milled around between the path and a tiny sliver of sandy beach at the bottom. On closer inspection, most of the locals appeared to be in various states of undress, donning swimming trunks and diving into the murky river. Serious ...
... Guesthouse and we took off expecting to get stuck in peak hour traffic as it was 5.30 - instead it was like a scary carnival ride - zipping in and out - over and under - round and round in this futuristic landscape - at 110kmp - should have been terrified but were to amazed by the road system and he was a good driver!!!!!
20 minutes and $4 and we were back at our guesthouse - deposited on the sidewalk knees shaking and totally high from the ...