Red Houses in “Fairy Tale Village”
CHONGQING (CQNEWS) -- Chongqing is a web celebrity city, and many people come here to feel the “magic” of Chongqing. The web celebrity scenic spots are popular all over the network, while the niche places hidden in the small streets and lanes can let you feel the real and warm old Chongqing. Bricks and streets by here are full of stories. This time, we will take you to the “Soviet-style buildings” hidden in old streets of Tuanjieba, Shuangbei. Rows of red houses and residential buildings are very atmospheric, with retro roofs and red houses and white doors. Blockbuster films are released, and the rate of photographing is extremely high.
What is “Soviet-style Buildings”?
The “Soviet-style Buildings” are 6 buildings. It is an expert building built by the Southwest Military Management Committee in 1952. It is mainly used as a residence for engineers and senior managers of old special steel. Because this building refers to the architectural style of the former Soviet Union, it is also called the “Soviet -style buildings” by the people!
Only 24 households lived in the “Soviet-style buildings” at the beginning, and 82 households now live here. In 2018, the Street Office underwent a full renovation of this place, restoring the elegant demeanor of that year.
Dream and romance can be found here
The oversized red houses are hidden in the residential buildings of Tuanjieba Community. These buildings are built on the hills and hung across the slopes. They are well-spaced, quiet and comfortable. The shaded green trees and the red house echo each other, and occasionally a few cute kittens haunt here, as if stepping into a “Fairy Tale Village”, innocent, lively, dreamy and romantic. It is worth noting that this is a residential building, where most of the elderly and children live. If you go there, keep quiet and don’t disturb the residents.
The “Soviet-style Buildings” which have been baptized by the years are still “extraordinary”. There are many spots in “Soviet-style Buildings” that are suitable for taking pictures. Every angle is a picture, the space is three-dimensional, and the colors are bright enough. Even if you are a white photographer, you can easily take a retro blockbuster.
The location of the “Soviet-style Buildings” is a bit hidden. If you can’t find the way to check in, don’t worry, you can ask the maids or elderly people living nearby. They are warm and simple, with a kind smile to explain with you patiently. Sometimes, they are also worried that you do not understand the route, a word to repeat several times, go far, they will look at you from a distance to see you take a fork in the road. They are really warm and bright.
The development of Chongqing is changing day by day, but the old streets and lanes hidden in the modern city still retain the unique memories of old Chongqing.
Location: Tuanjieba Community, Shuangbei, Shapingba District, Chongqing (Translated by Luo Juan, Fathom Language Limited)