Ciqikou ancient town thousand years of ancient style is still
“A stone road, the Millennium Ciqikou”, the ancient town of Ciqikou is an important water and land terminal on the Jialing River. The rich and simple ancient style that has survived for thousands of years makes it the epitome and symbol of the ancient city of Jiangzhou in Chongqing. It is a prosperous magnet mouth.Known as “small Chongqing.”
The ancient town is located on the Jialing River in Shapingba District, Chongqing City. It was built in the Song Emperor Xianping Period (AD 998). It is said that Zhu Yunyu was forced to peel the skin and become a squatting squat in the early years of the dynasty.The town was renamed “Longyin Town”.
In the early years of the Qing Dynasty, the name was Ciqikou due to the abundance and transfer of porcelain.
Because the topography of the Ciqikou of the ancient town is the same as the hills and creeks, it forms a river, three mountains and two streams, surrounded by gullies, so there are many bridges.
There are six or seven large and small, and the scale is the double dragon bridge.
The bridge is located on the Jinbi River between Hengjie and Jinbi Street. In the past, it was the communication between the two sides and the traffic to neighboring counties and Liangtanba.
People come and go, and they are very lively.
There are 12 streets and alleys in the ancient town of Porcelain Town. There are mostly Ming and Qing style buildings on both sides of the street. The ground is paved with slate and there are many shops along the street.
Trade is concentrated in the big pier and the Jinrongzheng Street that is docked.
Today, Ciqikou Ancient Town has preserved a number of complete ancient buildings and developed traditional performances such as oil extraction, spinning, sugar making, kneading, Sichuan opera, and various traditional snacks, teahouses, etc.The most characteristic traditional activity in Sigu Town is the recent ancient town landscape from the main city of Chongqing.
The most distinctive scene in the Ciqikou of Guzhen is the teahouse.
In the old town of this millennium, tea houses can be seen everywhere.
The sailors, gowns, and miscellaneous people of the year loved to enter and leave, and the teahouse became the place where the dragon snake became.
Until now, the teahouse is still a scene of the Ciqikou. There are 13 teahouses in the old street with a hundred meters long. The teahouses are full and the ancient style still exists.
The “Qingyun Tea Xuan” on the main street of the ancient town has its own ethnic band.
When the guests come, they will play erhu, flute and other folk music.
Longyin Tea House at the end of the ancient street, here is the Sichuan Opera performance on 6, 16, and 26 every month.
The ancient street was divided at Longyin Tea House, and the extension continued. The lower stone steps extended to the river, and the other turned a right-angled bend. It paralleled the Jialing River and entered the ancient house.
There are many incense sticks on this street, and Baolun Temple is in front.
Baolun Temple is not high, but the view is wide, there is no historic site in the temple, but there is a lottery.
If you are not satisfied with the ancient town, you can walk down the river and take the ferry to the orange forest on the other side.
If it happens to be the ripening season of oranges, you can also spend some money on the trees to eat.
In the spring, many people made a special trip to the Ciqikou to fly a kite.
The history and culture of Ciqikou is rich and rich, and it is an extremely important part of Chongqing’s historical and cultural city.
Bashu culture, religious culture, sand magnetic culture, Hongyan culture, folk culture have their own characteristics: there is a simple and crude Bayu legacy, a teahouse with ancient styles, and a pier culture with historical heritage; there are Buddha, Taoism, ConfucianismThe nine palaces and eighteen temples that coexist are co-existing; there are ruthless Red Rock Zhishi anti-Japanese war sites; there are unique Sichuan opera singers, fire dragon performances, unique craftsmanship and a wide variety of traditional tourism products.
Gourmet: When you arrive at the Ciqikou, you must taste the “three musts”: the famous special snacks are bloody, soft and thousand, and salt and pepper.
Almost all Maoxuwang restaurants in the ancient town are known as “the first” and “the most authentic”, but it is said that the opposite of Qingyun Tea Xuan is the best.
Transportation: Take the bus from the entrance of Chongqing Grand Hotel opposite Shapingba Chongqing Department Store, spend 1 yuan ticket, 20 minutes later, you can go to Ciqikou Ancient Town. The entrance of the ancient town is a big cement antique archway.
Type: Ciqikou Jiaguyuan Inn, is an economical folk inn, with a variety of different types of rooms separated from Baolun Temple, and you can walk to the Baolun Temple.
From here to the Baoshan Palace, Zhongjia Courtyard, Huaziliang escape, Baolun Temple, Shuiguanyin, and other classic attractions, just a few minutes walk.