NEW YORK, Sept. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Chongqing, a thriving metropolis in southwest China and a vivid city and known to many Americans, was recently featured on US television.
The feature, 'Chongqing: China's Capital of Mountains & Rivers, A Vivid City With Unique Charm,' was shown on ABC7 New York on Saturday night, September 16, 2017. It gave American viewers the opportunity to discover more about this amazing city.
The Chongqing spotlight comes on the heels of many similar programs on various Chinese provinces and cities on ABC7 in 2015 and 2016. This episode leads the audiences to explore Chongqing along the mighty Yangtze and reveals the magnificent natural landscape, the long history of cultural heritage and the inclusive city personality of the province.
Departing from Wushan, a small county on the east side of Chongqing, the episode shows a series of cultural sites and natural sceneries along the Yangtze River, including the world's only underwater stone carvings - the Baiheliang Underwater Museum, the world class dinosaur fossil group in Yunyang, the Peach Garden in Youyang, Miao Village in Shiquan and the Hong'an border city, which is the prototype of Border Town, a novel by famous Chinese writer, Shen Congwen, which is located at the juncture of Chongqing, Guizhou and Hunan Provinces.
As one of China's four directly controlled municipalities, the modernity of Chongqing is similar to Shanghai. With the high speed development of business and finance, countless high-rise buildings lie in downtown Chongqing including over fifty Fortune Global 500 companies which have established branches around the Jiefangbei area.
The last part of the episode brings the audiences back to the city center where the ancient mingles with the modern and where hot-pot, hot springs and 5 star hotels take center stage. The inclusive personality of Chongqing left a deep impression in the hearts of many as they witness the prosperity of the city center and recall the outstanding cultural connotation of the magnificent Three Gorges and cultural sites.
This new episode helps the US audience to discover the spiritual, historical, culture and unparalleled beauty by way of the mighty Yangtze. Visit Chongqing - the Mountain City, the Foggy City and the City of Double Happiness!
Source: Visit Chongqing
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SOURCE Visit Chongqing