Jiefangbei CBD

Jiefangbei CBD

People's Liberation Monument in Jiefangbei CBD.jpg

Admission Fee:Free

Opening Hours:All day long(Nearby shopping malls usually open from 9:00 to 22:00)

Nearby Attractions:Hongya Cave 、 Chaotianmen Dock

Located in the center of downtown Chongqing, Jiefangbei CBD, also known as Jiefangbei Pedestrian Street or Jiefangbei Square, is the busiest and most prosperous business district in West China. The whole pedestrian street, taking an area of 36,000 square meters (approximately 43,055 sq yd), centers on the People's Liberation Monument, or Jiefangbei in Chinese and includes Minquan Road, Minzu Road and Zourong Road. It's now a must-go destination for tourists to Chongqing, where one can enjoy shopping and various delicious foods.

In 1997, Chongqing government built the first business pedestrian of West China, Jiefangbei Central Shopping Square, in the 24,000 square meters (about 28,700 sq yd) area around People's Liberation Monument. Then in 2000 and 2001, the pedestrian street was further expanded to Bayi Road and Minzu Road.

Pedestrian Street.jpgToday this CBD is the hard core of Chongqing economy. It has accomplished social consumption retail amount of 41.4 billion Yuan, thus is known as CBD with the best investment value in China. 47 of the Fortune 500 companies set up branches here.

Shopping in Jiefangbei CBD

This CBD is the shopping paradise in Chongqing, because lots of shopping centers, exclusive stores and department stores gather here. You may find international luxury brands like LV, Prada and Rolex in Mansion Mode Department Store, Chongqing Time Square or Metropolitan Plaza. You can also find some inexpensive brands or bargains in New Century Department Sore and Chongqing Department Store with huge discounts.

Eating in Jiefangbei CBD

Bayilu Road Food Street is the most famous food street in this area. You can taste all kinds of Chongqing snacks here including Shancheng Tangyuan, hot and sour rice noodles, Dandan noodles, rabbit heads, iced powder and so on at a very cheap price. Most of the shops are open air and you may have to queue to buy them. You will not be dissatisfied if you are a fan of Chongqing flavor.

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Staying in Jiefangbei CBD

Being the most prosperous business district and the transportation center in Chongqing, this pedestrian street has all kinds of hotels from 5-star grand hotels to youth hostels to meet your needs.

Jiefangbei CBD is the most prominent and vibrant business circle in West China, and modern landmark of Chongqing. Come here and feel this lively city and beautiful night views with colorful neon flashing everywhere.

Get there

By subway:

1. Take the metro line 1 and get off at Jiaochangkou Station and get out from Exit 3

2. Take the metro line 1 and get off at Xiaoshizi Station and get out from Exit 1

3. Take the metro line 2 and get off at Linjiangmen Station and get out from Exit B or Exit D

4. Take the metro line 6 and get off at Xiaoshizi Station and get out from Exit 6.

By Bus:

1. Take 413, 462, 465, 612, t480a, t480b and get off at Jiefangbei Station.

2. Take 135, 181, 262, 401 and get off at Wuyi Road Station.

3. Take 476, 0492, 871, 881 and get off at Changcheng Dasha Station

4. Take 322, 440, 0492 and get off at Xiaomishi Station