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Ciqikou Old Town of SW. China's Chongqing among 1st batch national-level tourism blocks

Author: Tatiana Rokou / Date: Tue, 01/25/2022 - 09:49
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Photo shows Ciqikou Old Town of southwest China's Chongqing.

Since ancient times, Ciqikou has been known as "little Chongqing" which was once a river port and market town gathering business and trade all around.

BEIJING - The first batch of national-level tourism and leisure blocks have been released by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism recently, with a total of 55 blocks nationwide on the list. Ciqikou Old Town in Shapingba District is among the three selected blocks in Chongqing.

Since ancient times, Ciqikou has been known as "little Chongqing" which was once a river port and market town gathering business and trade all around.

Along the streets are shops for clothes, grocery stores, teahouses, cafes, bars and a variety of restaurants and snacks.

Ciqikou serves as an important symbol of Chongqing due to its distinctive topography and long history and culture.

Walking all the way along the stilted building square of Ciqikou back street, tourists will be led to an antique commercial street to experience a slow pace of lifestyle.

Ciqikou wharf also welcomes tourists from all over the country with a unique view of the river bank.

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Tatiana Rokou

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