Kuanzhai Alley

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Kuanzhai Alley
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Kyle Ciulla
Beijing, China288 contributions
Solo
This is where you should be going for lunch for one of your days in Chengdu. So many great places to get kebabs, but the Chinese version haha. I live in China, and in my opinion Chengdu has the best food. Be adventurous, and try this amazing food. It will be crowded, but that is ok! It’s an amazing experience!
Written 9 October 2021
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Zarza's Travels
China381 contributions
Solo
An interesting place to see, in terms of architecture but it was extremely busy and lots of people wanting to take pictures with foreigners, which of course happens in China but to an uncomfortable level here. Loads of food stalls and little shops, selling everything from embroidery to plastic toys. Some beautiful tea rooms but hard to get close to see them properly. Visited from 5 - 7pm and it was manic whilst leaving. Was much quicker walking away from the area to get a taxi then trying to get one from there. Worth a look, definitely, but a one time only exploration for me!
Written 15 July 2021
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semitsvetik68
Xinmi, China116 contributions
Couples
Went during May Day holiday. There were too many people! As many as herrings in a caddy. Could stay there for about half an hour. The same night market with souvenir shops and snacks, but more costly than in the city. Maybe, a good walk in a low season
Written 12 May 2021
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Stephen C
1,075 contributions
Couples
This is one of the must visit places for tourists visiting Chengdu. We came on a Friday afternoon and even then, it was bustling with people.

I would recommend getting there by public transport as it is not easy to find parking. The place is packed with eateries and souvenir shops. Chengdu is famous for its street food culture and this will be a good place to give it a try.

There are also many Teahouses serving Chinese tea and finger food. Here, you should also be able to catch the popular Sichuan cultural performances, including the popular opera, the art of Changing Face.

As you walk around the alleys, you will also catch some people offering ear cleaning services for around 60 rmb.
Written 24 April 2021
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Maxim B
Ottawa, Canada905 contributions
Family
This is a bit of a tourist trap, but very nicely done: preserving the style, while bring in lots of amenities. An underground parking lot in a busy location made our access to this area that much easier
Written 19 April 2021
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Ailton007
Seattle, WA826 contributions
A paradise for photographers and great place to stroll, visit little shops and have a Sichuan tea ceremony. Also great for trying out local food and watch Sichuan opera performances. Fairly inexpensive and takes about 30 min. You have to go inside a lot of the houses to discover the courtyards, gardens, statues etc.
We liked it so much that we came back on another day before headed to the airport. All walkable and easy to get to by Did (taxi)
Written 10 April 2021
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Michael Lizar
Chongqing, China356 contributions
Friends
I got a recommendation to visit this place, one of the points of interest and landmarks in Chengdu. We stop our bike at the main gate and have a walk here. Tbh, overly crowded here and many signature foods and snacks here but some of them are pricey. Don't get lost here! You better come a night 🌟
Written 3 December 2020
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Lili around The World
Shenzhen, China25 contributions
As it was holiday, the place was really crowded, even though worth a visit ! Many shops and fancy restaurants!
Written 12 October 2020
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Deanosaur89
Edmonton, Canada1,661 contributions
Friends
We spent a lot more time here than we had planned as we found many post cards to send home to family and friends here and spent a lot of time browsing shops and bookstores. There are quite a few art installations in the area as well.
Written 10 October 2020
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tony12cu
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia3,359 contributions
The attraction is merely the usual souvenirs, eateries, confectioneries etc housed in a historic area. Actually much of the authenticity has been lost, as many has been converted and modified to cater to business.

If you want to see authentic traditional Chinese buildings, this is NOT the place.

By the way, the things here are more pricey.
Written 27 July 2020
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