The ancient town of Ciqikou, also known as Longyin Town, was founded in A.D. 1998. According to records, Emperor Jianwen of the Ming Dynasty was usurped by Zhu Di and fled from the imperial palace to become a monk. He wandered to Chongqing today and hid in Baolun Temple on Baiyan Mountain. Later, it was known to all that Baolun Temple was renamed Longyin Temple and Baiyanchang was also called Longyin Town. Today, it has developed into a famous tourist attraction in Chongqing.
Located in the northeast of Shapingba District, the main city of Chongqing, Ciqikou Ancient Town is an ancient folk culture town with a history of more than 1000 years. There are 12 alleys at the Gate in Guzhen. Most of the streets are built in Ming and Qing Dynasty style. The ground is paved with stone slabs and shops stand along the street. As a famous tourist attraction in Chongqing, the ancient town of Ciqikou is crowded with people on holidays. It not only has a unique style, but also inherits Chongqing culture. Chongqing Hot pot base material, porcelain decorations, kidney bean, peanut sugar and other shops are full of eyes, to meet your taste buds at the same time also let you feel the enthusiasm of Chongqing people.