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

Touristy but wonderful markets, such a variety of shops and things to eat. You can sit in on a play for a small fee also. We ventured less than 50m from here and found a very local Chinese market

Thank Daniel P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was a lot like several other pedestrian zones we've visited on our trip. It had a lot of clothing and souvenir shops, many open to bargaining. There were also many places that sold Sichuan peppercorns, peppers, & hot pot concentrate. The street food looked...More

Thank Wendy S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Lovely place with a lot of history. Here you can clean your ears, in the old traditional way, for about 60 yuan. Nice restaurants and bars and a lot to see. Crowded place, but very nice.

Thank oleakl
Reviewed 3 days ago

Yes, it is terribly crowded as are all tourist areas in China. But the ancient architecture, shops, and restaurants offer something for everyone. Lots of Sichuan snacks and restaurants, but also pubs featuring pizza and western food. Touristy "face changing" and Chinese opera mini shows,...More

Thank Dean R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Many food, drinks, restaurants, history, shops, souvenirs items and they have a lot to offer. Was great to visit from afternoon till evening

Thank Darwin A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can wander through the alleys (there are several in this network) to find food, ice cream, souvenirs, and crafts. We found a really pretty handmade silver filigree jewelry store that was stunning. This shop is tucked away in an enclave of other shops, and...More

Thank Mary5158
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It’s made for tourist and the whole place is usually flooded by tourist from other cities in China. Sometimes locals do venture there for tea as well. If you are visiting Chengdu, might as well come and visit the streets and window shop. No need...More

Thank hx2121
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been to Chengdu three times. The alley is always on my list. Many good tea houses to share with friends.

Thank dantzu
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went because this was one of the go-to places in Chengdu, and my family was on a group tour. The experience was marred by the holiday crowd (I went on the eve of a long 3 day public holiday), which made it difficult to...More

Thank speeddolphin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lots of places to stop and shop or to stop and eat. God people watching, too. A great diversion in the city. Also within a very short walk to People's Park.

Thank Larry P
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5 April 2018|
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Response from Si Peng W | Reviewed this property |
I recommend to take subway when you want to leave the area. Taking Didi to go there is ok but booking is Didi when you leave requires you to give exact landmarks to meet your driver as there are many entrances for this area.
14 September 2017|
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Response from LavenderFive | Reviewed this property |
Good question! We were there in the evening, until around 10, and things were still busy. But I'm guessing by midnight things are winding down. If you get there around 10, based on our experience, you'll still find lots of... More
14 September 2017|
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Response from kingofpeppange | Reviewed this property |
Hi , I'm afraid that will be too late !There is a lot going on (a lot of action and a lot of people) from late in the morning till late in the afternoon ! After 9PM it is quite useless to go there ! Only a few restaurants... More