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Ci Qi Kou (Porcelain Village)

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Address: 14 km W of Chongqing, Chongqing 400030, China
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Charming Ancient Chinese Village

The protected cultural state and ancient village of Ci Qi Kou is located on the banks of the Jia Ling River. It covers a fairly large area, of slightly over 290 acres and is... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Yekaterinburg, Russia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The protected cultural state and ancient village of Ci Qi Kou is located on the banks of the Jia Ling River. It covers a fairly large area, of slightly over 290 acres and is located 14 km west of Chongqing City. The roots of Ci Qi Kou, once called Long Yin, have been traced back as far as 1,700 years.... More 

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North Chelmsford, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Another "ancient town" with all the local specialty food to the food lovers to try out. Chen MaHua (the crispy fried dough) is the most popular item here, although there are multiple stores (brands) claim to be the original - very typical in touristy place. Try out all the street food that you can but be careful, some of them... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing place which is showing the old Chongqing and the old lifestyle... for the history lovers and the old times lovers... go there immediately... there is a lot of things to do there, and there is a lot of people... I found too many souvenirs there, and the prices is low in case you asked the salespeople to make it... More 

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Chengdu, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

One of the many so-called "ancient towns" common in China, which are actually modernized tourist shopping areas. Unlike many of them it still has a somewhat rustic feel to it. It was very crowded on the main streets. Some decent Chongqing-specific snacks. An over-abundance of cafes. This one has more variety than a lot of the ancient towns I've seen.... More 

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Peniche, Portugal
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to buy chinese knickknack, but nothing special if it's not the first time you visit China. You can take the subway, from the city centre it will take arround 1 hour.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

& never eat the same dish. That's what's said of Chongqing & this area does its best to represent that. Snack your way around the busy alleys, see noodles being made, maps sauce in huge vats & Sichuan hotspot stock ready to take-away. Smattering of buskers along the route add to the experience

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Looks like those ancient China buildings. They have restaurants selling local food which are spicy and more on offal and chicken feet i think, didnt try as I was not interested. Tried the street food like yoghurt drink and some meat skewer. Bought the sugar coated biscuit twist though. Super nice! Especially when they are still warm, fresh from the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

If you're in Chongqing, this place can't be missed. It's a part of the city where modern construction hasn't taken over, and the older architecture really brings life to the place. There's stalls galore selling all sorts of stuff. It might be a bit tricky finding out exactly what some of the foods are unless you or someone with you... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

A fun place to shop with lovely architecture. There is historical info available too, and artisans working, etc.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Ci Qi Kou is one of the few parts of Chongqing with old buildings. It mainly stretches along one street with is lined with all kinds of shops - mostly food related. You can walk all the way to the river with some nice views. Overall nice spot for a stroll and some snacks and culinary souvenirs. Unfortunately the place... More 

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