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Jinli Pedestrian Street

No.231 Wuhouci Street, Wuhou District, Chengdu 610041, China
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Ranked #12 of 189 Attractions in Chengdu
Type: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Cultural
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Bay Area, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

The street is 350 meter long with a loop at one end. There is a dinner/show restaurant by the loop end. Here one can buy a rabbit head to chew on. Somehow the image of a beauty chewing on a rabbit head seems diabolically opposite. People who had experienced it said it has lots of flavor. There are other street... More

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Wels, Austria
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

If some place in Chengdu is "touristic", then its Jinli-Street! You can shop, eat and dring, all in "chinese" atmosphere. I would suggest You first visit the adjacent ´Wuhouci-Temple´ and get to Jinli-Street as soon as it gets dark, as the lights make it really very nice to walk around.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 NEW via mobile

Jinli street is set in a way how I presume ancient Chinese markets would have been, with a more modern twist. There many restaurants and bars within the streets as well as plenty of food stalls, gift stalls and Chinese figures. It can be a bit pricey for some stuff so try and haggle if they allow it. If not,... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

It was fun enough for a couple of hours and an indication to Western eyes of how exotic the old East must have looked. Don't be confused though - this is a rebuild and the Starbucks does look incredibly out of place here! Enjoy browsing and checking out some of the traditional crafts, stop for some street food tea and... More

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Sandhurst, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

This is a rebuilt market area, well done with a good selection of items for sale. It's very crowded, so watch your wallet!

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Busan, South Korea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

a very traditional street in chengdu ,everyday there are so many guests there,you can try kinds of local food and see the sichuan opora and face changing.once you can ,dont miss it.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Yet another modern representation of an old street; surely it would have been better not to sacrifice heritage to the bulldozer of modernisation. However, Jin Li street isn't badly done. It's heaving with people and 'street food' outlets; a good place to go to sample local tastes and have a mutual slurp fest with the locals. The recommended length of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

When we stepped into Jinli, it was like in Gion, Kyoto. There were many lighted up lanterns and rows and rows of restaurants, cafes and souvenir shops. 2 hotels are also located here. As the night gets later, more and more people were trooping in. There was a never ending queue of people at the many photo corners. If you... More

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Chengdu, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Went here to get some things and have a walk around. It is very crowded but that adds to the feel of the street. Lots to look at, some good places to buy things, overall worth a visit.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Very spicy! need to drink a lot of water! Authentic Sichuan street food, a nice and interesting place to visit.

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