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Pichai Yuan (Pichai Courtyard)

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16 He Bei Lu, Qingdao, China
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Reviewed December 3, 2018

So, a recent trip to Shandong had us visit Pichai Yuan or Pichai Courtyard, an area that, according to our tour guide, was popular with the tourists. I think we must have gone in the off season, as the place was devoid of tourists save...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed May 21, 2018

Small Street, interesting place to go. Local Food (local market) with special feature. Very Authentic China.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

The vendors in this alley sold food items that were interesting to look at, but I didn't have the courage to try. So I have no idea what fried scorpions or worms or sea horses or lizards taste like. I did, however, enjoy going to...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed July 8, 2016

After visiting St. Michael's Cathedral, we wandered into the interesting narrow streets and courtyard restaurants. I can say this is “Eat Street”, all kinds of food; you name it, and they have it, such as scorpions and silkworms larvae and some I don’t even know....More

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

This street market is exactly what you are looking for if you have an adventurous pallet. You can find all types of cool foods here. From scorpions to sea urchin to octopus tentacles the size of your arm. Very authentic China, and then prices weren't...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Justin E
Reviewed November 2, 2014 via mobile

Just a couple of small alleyways teeming with colourful street stalls selling weird and wonderful foodstuffs. The speciality seemed to be squid on a stick. It was covered in a sweet spicy sauce and was delicious. We passed on the scorpions and insects though and...More

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Reviewed August 30, 2013

Most food stalls offer the same stuff. I guess the most interesting one was the one with scorpions and kinds of larvae or what ever those things were. People tend to crowd around that stall you probably won't miss it. We had lunch in one...More

Date of experience: August 2013
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Reviewed March 16, 2013

Wonderful hideaway of delicious street snack foods and cool old buildings. Also located in the old German part of Qingdao so many other attractions not far away. Definitely worth an afternoon.

Date of experience: March 2013
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Reviewed November 19, 2011

A must place to go to see the old QIngdao. Great snack food, and beer along the fantastic sidestreets. Make sure you check out the small sidestreets to check out the snack shops and bar, some are pretty unique. The food is fantastic, especially the...More

Date of experience: September 2011
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Reviewed September 13, 2011

If you want to try some local snacks / specialties then this is a good place to do it. Some opera / shows also held at lunch and dinner time. Good place to just wander down the little alleys and have a nosey around. Good...More

Date of experience: September 2011
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