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East of Tongren Road, west of Changshun Street, Qingyang District, Chengdu 610015, China
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Reviewed December 12, 2018 via mobile

Good to visit if there is time, but for people who generally don’t enjoy spending time looking at architecture structure then no point going.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 10, 2018

Every stores and cafe is unique and have beautiful decor. It is worth browsing each of them. My favorite store is "Swarka" which has Indian/Nepali theme to it.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed December 9, 2018

This place is like Chinatown of London/New York. When I said this, I meant, it's a re-built place that is meant for tourist. Kuanzhai alley actually made up of 3 parts, the wide alley (Kuan), the narrow (zhai) alley, and the well alley. The busy...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank PH983
Reviewed November 26, 2018

I was full of excitement before visiting the KuanZhai alley thinking that this might be an authentic looking streets from the past. However, the modern looking shops spoil the authenticity of these 2 alley. Just an hour is enough if you only want to walk...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 13, 2018 via mobile

Must see place for first time visit in chengdu. Historical buildings with modern shopping concept. Many local street food and art displays. Easily accessible by local Metro service.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 10, 2018 via mobile

Love this place. Very well thought out preservation project turning it into a very touristic place, and a highly successful one too. The concept and architectural planning, commercial fit-outs of the entire place makes one feel like stepping back in time, 300+ years ago into...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

Good historic walk thru the wide and narrow alleys of chengdu. Many things to see. Many artists show their skills here. Candy designs can be made in front of you, colorful cotton candy, paper cuts, even dog poop candy.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank seniorbudget
Reviewed November 7, 2018

Just two parallel streets but very colorful and live area. Impressive buildings housing galleries, shops and restaurants. Great place to visit.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Konstantinos K
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

This place is quite similar to Jinli Street, full of shops and restaurants. But I find some of the shops here are more well decorated compare to Jinji Street. I enjoyed the Chinese architecture buildings and decorations and took many pictures. No entry fee is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

more expensive than other sites for street food but clean and delicious. also a good place for souvenirs.

Date of experience: November 2018
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mykr72
March 12, 2019|
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Response from JosephineS577 | Reviewed this property |
We went there by taxi. But I found a review mentioned about the nearest station is Tong Hui Men. Hope it helps.
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rese2325
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Response from joannecA5386YN | Reviewed this property |
You will have a great experience and be assured price reasonably affordable any where in Chengdu. Enjoy ya!!
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