Chongqing, perched on steep hills overlooking the Yangtze River and the Jialing River, is the starting point of the Yangtze River Cruise. Therefore, most people come to Chongqing to have the Three Gorges Cruise tours but there is a lot to see in Chongqing. In the Chongqing downtown, Eling Park claimed as small-sized Suzhou gardens and Stilwell Museum that is a former residence of General Stilwell are worth visiting. Ciqikou Old Town, as same as the Jinli Ancient Town in Chengdu, which featured traditional buildings, snacks and souvenirs. Don't forget to taste Hotpot in the restaurant along the Yangtze River at night which is the best way to experience the hot and spicy of this passionate city. Before you boarding the ship, you can go to Dazu Rock Carvings, where boasts tremendous carvings including all kinds of Buddha could be dated back 1100 years ago. The others attractions will be showed to you on the cruise. Lesser Three Gorges, as the tributary of Yangtze River, is famous for the crystal clear rapids and sky scraping cliffs. Fengdu Ghost City displays large amount of demon and ghost statues of Chinese legend to understand the cycle of life. By the way, Chongqing people is as same as neighboring Chengdu people both in culture and custom.