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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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$86.00*
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One-Day Tour: Classic Chongqing
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Great show and food

A must to go place whenever I have a friend or family visits in CQ. Great place to buy souvenir, plenty shops and of course they have the street food vendors. Now they also have... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
chrstamaria
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A must to go place whenever I have a friend or family visits in CQ. Great place to buy souvenir, plenty shops and of course they have the street food vendors. Now they also have some kind of theatrical opera show thingy which plays Sichuan/Beijing opera (Don't really know which one). One thing is that it is very crowded during... More 

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Amsterdam
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Effectively a long shopping street, houses are old and beautiful. there is a real village if you step away from the main drag. extremely crowded - elbow to elbow with others on a a Wednesday midday

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Norfolk
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very busy, but it was such fun. The chefs making purple noodles on the pavement!! Got a bargain too - a high quality thick pashmina - as it turned cold.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is a bit far from the city. Took us about half an hour . Worth a visit but the crowd is overwhelming . T

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Chongqing, China
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Plan to be out there for a day...so much to see and taste and buy!!! The huge cotton candy arrangements are my favorite!!

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

We took subway line 1 and got off at the Ci Qi Kou station on Sunday around 1 pm. We just followed the crowd for about a 10 min walk to reach the town. It was crowded but not packed. It was fascinitating to watch the making of the several traditional Chinese snacks, such as candies, noodles, fresh chili sauce... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

Well worth a wander through this part of town but it can be overwhelming for those who are not fans or large crowds. Excellent and lots of places to eat from sushi to even a kebab place. Bit saddening to see sellers with the animals in tiny plastic balls clearly dying in their own filth. Don't miss out on all... More 

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Thank Daryl S
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

It was really crowded on Saturday. Really hard to get to photo with few people. The village would be more charming if it was less crowded. Lots of snacks were sold along the way. Good to try out. The walk way by the river was under construction.

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Thank Nune S
Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

This is a very traditional old town with a lot of traditional restaurants and shops offering food/snack, art, performance and so on. It is a good location to spend a day.

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Beijing, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016

Don't come here expecting the shops to still sell what they sold 100 or more years ago. This is a tourist area, and as such what is sold here is what sells well with tourists, whether that be kitsch, food, or other entertainment. The entire area has been rebuilt from what was while trying to maintain the exterior look. If... More 

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