Fuling is a district of Chongqing Municipality, People's Republic of China. It is located at the confluence of Wu River and the Yangtze River. Fuling is well known in China as the home of zha cai, made from a large, radish-like vegetable indigenous to the area.
The cultural relic Baiheliang (White Crane Ridge), which is reputed as the 'Underwater Stele Forest' and the only ancient and well preserved hydrologic station, lies in Fuling. Over one hundred carvings and inscriptions can be found in this spot. Another famous relic is the Dianyi Cave.
Fuling is the starting point for exciting hydrofoil trips on the Wu River to the beautiful Lotus Cave full of remarkable limestone formations.
Things to See & Do
* White Crane Ridge
* Dianyi Cave
* Lotus Cave
* Wu River
Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – Chinese Yuan (CNY)
Language – Mandarin
Population - 1,500,000 approx
Land Area – 2941.47 km²
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time - GMT plus eight hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 86
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