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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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A must visit place

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... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2017
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Reviewed 18 February 2017 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 

Thank Moeyy
Chengdu, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017 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 

Thank cascadianabroad2015
Peniche, Portugal
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33 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017

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.

Thank SuseGuilherme
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017 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

Thank GayleUK
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46 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017 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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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 

Thank Ezra B
Montpelier, Vermont
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Reviewed 7 January 2017

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

Thank fuzzmamad
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61 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

This is one of our itinerary before joining our Yangtze River cruise, it was very busy full of tourists but we managed to avoid the crowded shops by going to the pagoda. It was worth it as we were the only ones there, it was a very steep climb to the top but so worth it as we were rewarded... More 

3 Thank Roses_travelgram2016
Songkhla Province, Thailand
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016

Ci Qi Kou represented the former trading in Chongqing with luxury ancient style building. It is the best and must visit place in Chongqing.

1 Thank Ali M

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