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Canyon running through the city in China’s Chongqing

Updated: May 28,2015 2:50 PM     chinadaily.com.cn

With a typical karst landform, the canyon along the Qianjing River stretches as long as 10 kilometers with a maximum vertical drop of 500 meters. Featuring various natural landscapes, including hills, caves, waterfalls and forests, the canyon is being turned into a top-rated natural scenic spot in the city.[Photo/cqnews.net]

Located in the core area of the three urban clusters, Qianjiang City Grand Canyon in Southwest China’s Chongqing municipality is the country’s only canyon running through a city center. With a typical karst landform, the canyon along the Qianjing River stretches as long as 10 kilometers with a maximum vertical drop of 500 meters. Featuring various natural landscapes, including hills, caves, waterfalls and forests, the canyon is being turned into a top-rated natural scenic spot in the city.[Photo/cqnews.net]

With a typical karst landform, the canyon along the Qianjing River stretches as long as 10 kilometers with a maximum vertical drop of 500 meters. Featuring various natural landscapes, including hills, caves, waterfalls and forests, the canyon is being turned into a top-rated natural scenic spot in the city.[Photo/cqnews.net]

With a typical karst landform, the canyon along the Qianjing River stretches as long as 10 kilometers with a maximum vertical drop of 500 meters. Featuring various natural landscapes, including hills, caves, waterfalls and forests, the canyon is being turned into a top-rated natural scenic spot in the city.[Photo/cqnews.net]

Located in the core area of the three urban clusters, Qianjiang City Grand Canyon in Southwest China’s Chongqing municipality is the country’s only canyon running through a city center.[Photo/cqnews.net]

Located in the core area of the three urban clusters, Qianjiang City Grand Canyon in Southwest China’s Chongqing municipality is the country’s only canyon running through a city center.[Photo/cqnews.net]

The Guanyin Bodhisattva embossment engraved on the cliff of the Qianjiang City Grand Canyon in Southwest China’s Chongqing.[Photo by Feng Minghui/chinadaily.com.cn]

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