South Hot Spring Park

Location

6 Nanquan Rd., Banan District, Chongqing, China

Reasons to visit

A popular city park to admire natural scenery and get fresh air

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Opening Hours

  • 9:00-21:00

In the southern suburbs about 18 kilometers from Chongqing City, South Hot Spring Park is a charming spot for strolling by a stream through still woods, watching the waterfalls as they cascade down steep cliffs, or bathing in the hot spring.  The hot spring, with an average degree of 38℃ all year round, is said to be effective in curing arthritis and skin diseases. There is also a miraculous cave, about thirty meters deep, that contains fantastic stalactites and is said to have been the residence of a fairy.

This park is a charming spot for strolling by a stream through quiet woods, watching the waterfalls as they cascade down steep cliffs, or bathing in the hot spring. The comfortable temperature is said to be effective in curing arthritis and skin diseases. There is also a miraculous cave, about thirty meters deep, that contains fantastic stalactites and is said to have been the residence of a fairy.
 South Hot Spring Park

Main Attractions

【Nantang Spring Pool】
Nantang Spring Pool, that is south hot spring bath and swimming pool. It was originally found in Ming dynasty, was an open-air hot water muddy ponds. Now it is built in garden-styled architectural group. There are 110 bathrooms, and a large outdoor pool, indoor swimming pool, a children's pool.

【The Ancient Fairy Cave】
"Fairy deep rock", also known as the Ancient Fairy Cave, go from back door of South Hot Spring Park, along a hillside path about 15 minutes to arrive there. There is a vertical fairy statue wearing ancient peasant clothing in the entrance of cave.

【Five Lakes of the Rain】
The so-called "Five Lakes of Rain", that is, there is a clear spring spewing in Huaxi river, spewing spring with a stone were enclosed in a semicircle of the walls, retain spring into a pool. The pool is the fifth fountain in Huaxi River, which looks like a small lake, so named "five lakes"

【Jianwen Peak】
Jianwen Peak with an elevation 504 meters is formerly known as Jianyu Mountain, the top of the mountain have built Jianwen Temple, inside the temple is imperial palace, and "Jade Spring”.

【Kongyuan Garden】
Going down the Jianwen Peak to the mountainside, you can reach "Kongyuan Garden". During Anti-Japanese War period, it was Kongxiangxi mansion which is the second floor of building in a Chinese and western style of architecture.



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