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Pichai Yuan (Pichai Courtyard)

16 He Bei Lu, Qingdao, China
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Very interesting!

The vendors in this alley sold food items that were interesting to look at, but I didn't have the... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2016
Rachel F
Honolulu, Hawaii
via mobile
Eat Street

After visiting St. Michael's Cathedral, we wandered into the interesting narrow streets and... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2016
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9 Oct 2016
“Very interesting!”
8 Jul 2016
“Eat Street”
16 He Bei Lu, Qingdao, China
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Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

The vendors in this alley sold food items that were interesting to look at, but I didn't have the courage to try. So I have no idea what fried scorpions or worms or sea horses or lizards taste like. I did, however, enjoy going to...More

1  Thank Rachel F
Reviewed 9 July 2016

After visiting St. Michael's Cathedral, we wandered into the interesting narrow streets and courtyard restaurants. I can say this is “Eat Street”, all kinds of food; you name it, and they have it, such as scorpions and silkworms larvae and some I don’t even know....More

Thank faithandhope2live
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

This street market is exactly what you are looking for if you have an adventurous pallet. You can find all types of cool foods here. From scorpions to sea urchin to octopus tentacles the size of your arm. Very authentic China, and then prices weren't...More

1  Thank Justin E
Reviewed 2 November 2014 via mobile

Just a couple of small alleyways teeming with colourful street stalls selling weird and wonderful foodstuffs. The speciality seemed to be squid on a stick. It was covered in a sweet spicy sauce and was delicious. We passed on the scorpions and insects though and...More

Thank traveltot
Reviewed 30 August 2013

Most food stalls offer the same stuff. I guess the most interesting one was the one with scorpions and kinds of larvae or what ever those things were. People tend to crowd around that stall you probably won't miss it. We had lunch in one...More

Thank Monika1958
Reviewed 17 March 2013

Wonderful hideaway of delicious street snack foods and cool old buildings. Also located in the old German part of Qingdao so many other attractions not far away. Definitely worth an afternoon.

Thank SpotsandShots
Reviewed 19 November 2011

A must place to go to see the old QIngdao. Great snack food, and beer along the fantastic sidestreets. Make sure you check out the small sidestreets to check out the snack shops and bar, some are pretty unique. The food is fantastic, especially the...More

1  Thank CnD0523
Reviewed 13 September 2011

If you want to try some local snacks / specialties then this is a good place to do it. Some opera / shows also held at lunch and dinner time. Good place to just wander down the little alleys and have a nosey around. Good...More

Thank NZFamilyTravellers5
Reviewed 12 March 2011

Pichai Yuan (Pichai Courtyard) 劈柴院 is a treasure cove of old Chinese culture. It is located at Zhongshan Lu, Shinan District, Qingdao (青岛市市南区中山路), one km northeast of Qingdao Railroad Station, in old town. Here you can sample some of the more unusual foods, do a...More

6  Thank zonzoblue
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