Jiefangbei CBD Central Business District of Chongqing

Last Update: 23rd October 2020


With an area of 1.61 square kilometers, Jiefangbei CBD is key part of the mother city of Chongqing. It has a long history and wonderful culture. It features the distinctive landscape. The total construction area there is 6.59 million square meters. Jiefangbei CBD is acclaimed as the hub of business, finance, information, cultural centers and transportation in Chongqing.

Jiefangbei CBD Fast Facts

  • Chinese Name: Jiefangbei Zhongyang Shangmaoqu (解放碑中央商务区)
  • Area: 1.61 square kilometers
  • Things to do there: Adventure, Photography, Shopping, Food
  • Who visits: Adventurers, Photographers, Shopping Lovers, Foodies
  • Time required: 2 – 3 x hours
What to expect at Jiefangbei CBD

Jiefangbei CBD is home to premium and luxury brands in Chongqing, including Armani, Cartier, Rolex, Breguet, etc. You can also find high-end, mid-range and other retail enterprises, such as Meimei Time Department Store, Pacific Department Store and New Century Department Store there.


Jiefangbei CBD is the radiation source of modern business in Chongqing. At present, 58 of fortune 500 companies in the world, including Microsoft, Sony, Siemens, and Akzo Nobel have set up their offices in the district. 4 of the 6 foreign consulates in Chongqing are British Consulate, Japanese Consulate, Canadian Consulate, and Danish Consulate.


Jiefangbei CBD is the gathering place of the financial industry in Chongqing. 8 foreign banks have their own offices there, including Citibank, Xinlian Bank, OCBC Bank, HSBC, ABN Amro, Scotiabank, Standard Chartered Bank, and Bank of East Asia. 75 % of the insurance institutions in Chonqing are located in the CBD as well.


Jiefangbei CBD is also fitted with a variety of entertainment facilities to experience. In addition, Bayi Food Street is a paradise for foodies.

Best time to visit Jiefangbei CBD

The best time to visit Jiefangbei CBD is at night as the night views there are stunning.

The best months to visit are from May to October.


How to get to Jiefangbei CBD

There are several buses passing by the district. Therefore, there are several options.

  • Rent a vehicle to the district. This is the quickest and most direct option.
  • Take Bus 462, 465, 0492, 612, T087, and Bus T480 to the Stop of Jiefangbei.
  • Take Metro Line 1 and Line 6 to the Stop of Xiaoshizi (小什字站). Then, walk to Jiefangbei CBD.
Additional Jiefangbei CBD Travel Advice
  • Opening hours: 24 hours
  • Visitors can explore the district for free.
  • Please take care of your valuables as it is always crowded there.
Interested in visiting the Jiefangbei CBD on a Tour?

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