People who come to Chongqing are full of praise for Chongqing Foods. Following Top China Travel will introduce where to eat delicious Chongqing specialties and some famous foods streets in Chongqing for your reference.
Haochi Jie (Food Street)
In Chongqing dialect, "hao chi" uses to describe a person who would like to eat delicious food all the time. So from the name of this street, we can know that this place is built for the person who is "hao chi" one or is a potential "hao chi" member.
Snacks mentioned or not mentioned above are all can be found in this street. You may stop for a Ma La Tang while you may be attracted by the smell from Jiangtuan Fish.
Ciqikou Ancient Town
Thousand years old town-Ciqikou Ancient town is located along the Jialing River. It was built in the Song dynasty, which has unique landscape of "one river, two streams, three mountains and four streets", is a must visit scenic spot when travel to Chongqing. Once here was flourished, and was called a "small" Chongqing. It is a good place for looking what old Chongqing is like. Here is also a gourmet's paradise, there is the ancient stone street, old shop, but there also is delicious cuisine among them. Boiled Blodd Curd, Fried peanuts, thousand thin sheets of bean curd are three treasures in Ciqikou Ancient Town. Jianghu cuisine, ancient chicken giblets, there are many delicious snacks in Ciqikou Ancient Town.
Three Gorges Square
Three Gorges Square is located in Shapingba district, Chongqing, gathering humanities scenery, business, leisure function. In the pedestrian street there are various delicious foods from Ginger Restaurant to small alley. Therefore it is a gourmet food paradise for foodies.
Nanbin Road Food Street
Chongqing Nanbin road is located in the center of Chongqing urban area, sit by South Mountain and near to the Yangtze river in the north. Viewing the night scenery of Chongqing in here is the best, because in here you can have a panoramic view of Yuzhong district and the two rivers. Here Bashu culture, religious culture, Dayu culture, wharf, ruins of the Anti-Japanese War culture, etc. scattered along the line as pearl, therefore it enjoys the reputation of “the Bund of Chongqing ". In here you will not only feel strong cultural atmosphere, also can taste different foods, combined with beautiful scenery, this is really wonderful.
Hongyadong is located in Yuzhong district of Chongqing, the core business circle the Jiangbei, and is located at the convergence of the Yangtze river and Jialing river near the riverfront, with unique traditional architectural Diaojiao building (stilted Buidling) as the main body, built around the mountain and along the river. The most beautiful is scenery of Hongyadong at night. When the neon lights up, the buildings become a shining pearl along the river.
Hongyadong is bustling with activity, since the many restaurants and stores attract both the local population as well as tourists. A great advantage for tourists is that with so many restaurants and shops, there is something for every interest and taste. For example, for those who shy away from the spicy dishes of Sichuan cuisine, very good restaurants that serve Cantonese and Western cuisine can also easily be found in Hongyadong.