With unique stilt house architecture and views over the intersection of the Yangtze and Jialing Rivers, Hongyadong is a scenic spot to enjoy historic Chongqing. Converted into a recreational and cultural attraction, Hongyadong showcases local cuisine, folk art, and culture. A must-see sight is the impressive 11-story wooden stilt house that is spectacular day or night. Sample delicacies like spicy hot spot, burning noodles, and fried silkworm chrysalis before heading up to the stilt house’s top floor viewing deck that looks out over the waterfront. Free admission; open day and night.

No. 88, Jiabing Road, Yuzhong District.