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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 36,000m2 (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 24,000m2 (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. Today 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, Dan Dan 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.
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.
Jiefangbei Pedestrian Street is the cradle and core of 3,000-year-old Chongqing. After reconstruction in 1997, it became the city’s first commercial pedestrian street. With the help of the opportunity brought by the Ministry of Commerce, which approved transformation and upgrading trial of 11 pedestrian streets, Jiefangbei Pedestrian Street reflects the international, modern and high-end development of Chongqing.
Therefore, it successfully weaves the past and the present together. During the Spring Festival of 2019, Jiefangbei Pedestrian Street welcomed 0.55 million tourists per day on average, with the highest number topping 0.6 million, making it one of the most popular tourist destinations in China. Jiefangbei CBD is the vibrant business district of Chongqing, which is growing nestled into the heights between the Jialing and Yangtze Rivers. In the heart of this fast-developing commercial center, with many shops, offices, hotels and restaurants, is a pedestrian zone that opened in 1997 around the People's Liberation Monument.
The monument, which was built in 1945 and was originally intended to commemorate victory over the Japanese. When Chongqing locals refer about commercial center, Jiefangbei Pedestrian Street will be their fist place for shopping. It is a fashionable district that tells you what the trend in Chongqing is. Liberation Stele is located in the road interchange of Minquan Road, Minzu Road and Zourong Road, Yuzhong district. The full name of Liberation Stele is “People Liberation Stele”, it represents the peace and liberation. Commerce center of Yuzhong district is here, around 300 meters of Liberation Stele has the city's biggest snack street.
Jiangbei Pedestrian Street is one of the largest pedestrian street in western China, therefore is called "western China First Street". Jiangbei Pedestrian Street is always the most prosperous commercial center in Chonqing. There are numerous department stores, hotels, restaurants, etc., is a good place for shopping, food, and stroll around, and it is one of the fashionable landmarks in Chongqing. Liberation Stele is the center of the Pedestrian Street, including Minquan road, Minzu road, Zourong road, Baiyi road and Wuyi road, etc. Many malls, many snacks, and many beauties, is the character “three many” of the pedestrian street.
You can go shopping in the department stores here, like Meimei Times Department, Metro Plaza, Chongqing Department Store building and the Pacific Department Store; You can get almost all Chongqing food and snacks in this pedestrian street. Bayi Road Snack Street in the famous Chongqing delicious street hawker centers. Business is so prosperous because of the near Jiefangbei Street, so there are many people here looking for snacks. Cheap and delicious hot and sour rice noodle, small Tangyuan (sweet rice balls) and Chaoshou can be found here.