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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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Well worth visiting even on a busy weekend

Ci Qi Kou is a great place to spend a few hours. Very easy to reach by metro in 20-30 mins from downtown Chongqing. The old streets were packed with people on a weekend late... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've lived in Chongqing for almost a year, really close to this place, so I was lucky to be able to go there at least once a week and it still wasn't enough! The place is trully magical!!! I recommend going there on a weekday, during the day, while people are at work, 'cuz it gets PACKED. Here's what you... More 

Thank Oksana A
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6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After reading all the reviews I was a bit sceptical of going, but I absolutely love it there. It is one of the must things to do in Chongqing for any group or even as a solo traveller. I could spend hours just walking around!

Thank Tatiana B
Albany, Australia
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this site on a Monday and you couldn't swing a cat. Goodness knows what it would be like on the weekend! A ramble of about 1 km among the restored Old Town is detracted by the occupation of every building by traders. They vigorously push their wares of food and cloth oddments in your face. Fortunately we were... More 

Thank Dwetty
Klang, Malaysia
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70 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Is a street selling mostly Hot pot and many type of food.crowded with people visiting this area. Beautiful building.

Thank Chinjoongonn123
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66 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ci Qi Kou is a great place to spend a few hours. Very easy to reach by metro in 20-30 mins from downtown Chongqing. The old streets were packed with people on a weekend late morning, but this did not detract from the experience of looking through some of the interesting shops (including more variety and friendly than in other... More 

Thank ARH500
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82 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Once you enter the "village", the alleys serve as a lybrinth and force you to explore. If you are not prepared to do that, cross the road once you pass the entrance gateway. Enter the village from the alley way. Later you will reach the Main Alley and further down, you will reach the river side. Turn to the left... More 

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Xiamen, China
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122 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The best way to get to 磁器口 (Ciqikou) is by subway! Get off at Ciqikou station and than walk around 10-15 minutes to get there! You can hardly miss it as you will see the mass of people there! Unfortunately this place is also a major tourist spot so you don't really get the feeling about the ancient town! There... More 

Thank Cedric F
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went to Ci Qi Kou because it's old and more people recommend. But it's not like what I heard and I thought. Worst is I went there in Chinese National week, which is a disaster. The streets were full of people and all the view is crowded people. The streets are old but the style is very similar to... More 

Thank Agnes0216
Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

磁器口老街 is filled with traditional food, street foods, games, souvenir and one of the more fun places to visit in 重庆. pretty hot and crowded and many repeating stores. some stores are cheaper inside. Famous goodies is 麻花, you will definitely see some "twisted biscuit" people are eating, in chongqing, there is a special spicy flavour you cannot find elsewhere.... More 

Thank aychuen
Chengdu, China
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

Highly rated by many others but for me it was a big disappointment. The sheer volume of people, busy even for China, meant walking from A to B was an ordeal. Much of it was a building site at the time I went and the noise of construction along with the numbers of people made this a hectic waste of... More 

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