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Ci Qi Kou (Porcelain Village)

14 km W of Chongqing, Chongqing 400030, China
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good45%
  • Average23%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“old town” (36 reviews)
“the main street” (16 reviews)
“narrow streets” (10 reviews)
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14 km W of Chongqing, Chongqing 400030, China
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Reviewed today via mobile

It was an old town with history. But like a lot of old towns in China, Ci Qi Kou is very commercialised. You'd find a lot of stores for souvenirs and snacks there. Not much about culture is emphasised. You can easily finish the visit...More

Thank Jasmine X
Reviewed 5 days ago

While this area is relatively new it is still a fun place to wander around if you like seeing various foodstuffs etc. There were very few western tourists when we visited and it seems it has an appeal to anyone. Get there early to avoid...More

Thank alannsarah
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've traveled to quite a few cities in China (over a 15), and have seen many of the key tourist sites in each. Ci Qi Kou is similar to what I've seen in most, though I'd say better than average in that you can see...More

Thank Clarence K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Busy, bustling, but nice enough tourist zone. Don't expect any actual old buildings - this "ancient town" was built about the year 2000, and is having its "ancient port" built and opened to the public later this year (2017). Lots of interesting and attractive, if...More

Thank Iralie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cool place that is normally packed with people. Quite toursity yes but the foods offered are great and architecture of buildings is interesting

Thank Easy2Complain
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The history of Ci Qi Kou can be traced back for more than 1,700 years. During the Ming and Qing Dynasties (1368-1911), it was famous for its production of porcelain. Hence its name has been changed from Long Yin to Ci Qi Kou which is...More

Thank 1john316
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a nice way to spend a day but the crowds made it impossible to get any good photos. I would still say it is worth a visit as there is a lot of history and some beautiful old buildings. There is a lot...More

Thank Steven W
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Lots of interesting thing to see and taste. Can be very crowed best go in the morning. Great place to pick up holiday gifts. Note take toilet paper with you as the toilets don't have paper. you find this problem everywhere you go in China

Thank free-as-a-bird-16
Reviewed 12 September 2017

5 mins walk from the train. Very crowded with tour groups. It is more like a shopping market with many eateries and repeated souvenir shops. Sadly with very little traces of it being a pottery village. Do try the crab meat dumpling. Over rated ground...More

Thank jbchua225
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Lots of local snacks on offer, problem is that they are all similar to each other. I recommend the Indian sweet roti. It was delicious. Good place for souvenirs. Long Street but fun. Has it's own MTR station

Thank Joe_Macpherson04
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