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Loquat Hill

Loquat Hill Profile
With the altitude of 345 meters, the Loquat Hill is a beautiful mountain as well as the highest point in the downtown area of Chongqing.

This hill stands in the center of Yuzhong District, Chongqing Municipality.

Why got its this name
It¡¯s said that Loquats are planted across the hill, so it earns the name of Loquat Hill.

Blessed with dense forest, Loquat Hill is an ideal place to have an overall view of the Chongqing Municipality.
Climbing to the Hongxing Pavilion on the top of the hill will give you the most beautiful sight of the city when the night falls. If you look up, you can see the sky dotted with numerous stars twinkling. Moreover, you will be totally relaxed when enjoying the gentle breeze.

Legend and Story
In addition, there¡¯s a sad story about this hill. It goes like this: in the past, a beautiful girl lived at the foot of Loquat Hill. Later, she fell in love with a guy living on the south bank of the Yangtze River. Unfortunately, the girl¡¯s parents opposed their marriage since the guy was poor. Therefore, the girl was so sad that she mounted to the hill and played the lute to express her affection every night. Soon she died of depression. In order to honor the girl, the hill was renamed the Loquat Hill.

Tourists can get there by bus No. 109, 401, 402, 405, 413, 418 and 480.

Admission fee.
The admission fee for this attraction is RMB 10.

It¡¯s open to the public from 8:00 to 22:00.

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