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Discover Chengdu

Chengdu is located in the center of Sichuan Basin, southwest of China. It’s the capital city of Sichuan Province, regarded as the most important finance, science and technology center as well as the transportation and communication hub in Western China. Chengdu takes the leading position in the establishment of a market economic system. As early as more than four thousand years ago in the pre-historical Bronze Age, Jinsha Culture was established within this region. The fertile Chengdu Plain is called "Tianfuzhiguo" in Chinese, which is more often translated as "the Land of Abundance" than the "Country of Heaven". With slow pace in society and comfortable life style, Chengdu has always been ranked a city of high happiness index that attracts people from all over the world. Maybe it's the reason why Giant Panda choose here to live in. In Chengdu and around, there are more than pandas for fun...

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Chengdu is located in the center of Sichuan Basin, southwest of China. It’s the capital city of Sichuan Province, regarded as the most important finance, science and technology center as well as the transportation and communication hub in Western China. Chengdu takes the leading position in the establishment of a market economic system. As early as more than four thousand years ago in the pre-historical Bronze Age, Jinsha Culture was established within this region. 

Panda Base, Buddha & Mt.Emeishan Trip - 2 Days

 

Pandas, Leshan Giant Buddha, Golden Summit & Wannian Monastery all in...

Dujiangyan Panda Park & Irrigation System Excursion - 1 Day

Make a visit to pandas and the only existing irrigation system without dam in the world...

People's Park, Kuanzhai Alley, Wuhou Shrine & Jinli - 1 Day

 

A leisure tour to taste a traditional Chengdu through food, history and culture... 

Chengdu Panda Base, Sanxingdui Ruins Excursion - 1 Day

Visit pandas and explore ancient Shu Kingdom in Sanxingdui relics display. 

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*Top Things to Do in Chengdu

 

When you come to Chengdu, you must go to visit the pandas. Seeing the lovely rolling baby pandas eating bamboo, you will feel your heart becoming soft at the moment.

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Visit Pandas

Eating delicious food is the happiest thing in Chengdu! There are various snacks for you to choose in Jinli Old Street, Kuanzhai Alleys. Be sure to eat the rabbit's head, as the Chengdu people eat 200 to 300 million rabbit heads a year. The rabbit meat is smooth and tender, with spicy fresh incense and endless aftertaste. You must go to try the hotpot, by which you can feel the Sichuan people's spicy personalities in the fresh fragrance! Hotpot has almost become synonymous with Chengdu, whether you can eat hot, dare not eat hot, you should experience the authentic Chengdu hot pot when you come here.

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Taste Chengdu Snacks, Sichuan Hotpot

Chengdu is a city of leisure. You must go to a traditional teahouse in People's Park, Kuanzhai Alleys, Dufu Thatched Cottage, or Wenshu Monastery, or Wangjiang Park.  Ordering a cup of covered-bowl tea, sitting on the bamboo chair, listening to the gossips around...to be a typical Chengdu people for a day. You can choose to do the ear massage, ask the "Shuerlang" to serve you at the outdoor teahouse. This unique service in Chengdu can be said to be very comfortable, enjoyment is shown to the extreme in Chengdu.

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Drink a cup of Gaiwan (Covered-bowl) Tea in a traditional teahouse

At Chengdu, you must watch the Sichuan Opera performance, listen to a time-honored Sichuan opera and appreciate authentic face-changing stunts. It is China's intangible cultural heritage with a long history.

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Watch Sichuan Opera

Local Chengdu people loves to go to Qingcheng Mountain during the weekend, especially in summer times. As one of the birth lands of Chinese Taoist, it is also an extraordinary fascinating and intriguing scenic spot that is covered by luxuriant and verdant trees. The mountain, which is surrounded by numerous peaks, is shaped like a city, hence the name Qingcheng which means Green City in Chinese. It is entitled the most peaceful and secluded mountain under heaven and combines perfectly with its evergreen scenery. It takes only one day to hike the mountain up and down, or half-day excursion by cable cars.

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Hike Mt.Qingcheng

Going out in the evening for fun? You must not miss Jiuyanqiao's night scene and bars. At night, the lights are dim and beautiful. The gallery bridge on Jinjiang River with its light in the evening has become Chengdu's new landmark. Enter a bar for some drinks, and an adventure. There's usually a street singers inside, singing their stories. Traveling is all about having fun and relaxing, isn't it?

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Enjoy Chengdu's Bar culture in Jiuyanqiao (Nine-eye Bridge)

Every corner of Chengdu is filled with its leisurely, optimistic, quietness, prosperous and free, rendering incisively and vividly. These are unique characteristics of Chengdu. Walking in Taikooli or Chunxi Road, you'll see the modern side of Chengdu City. While in Jinli Old Street or Kuanzhai Alleys, you can find trace the footsteps of history. These are two of the most popular scenic spots in Chengdu, where you can experience the lifestyle and state of the old Chengdu. The shadow puppetry, blowing sugar figurines, kneading clay figurines...concentrically displaying Chengdu's leisure life. 

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Walk in Taikooli, Chunxi Road, Kuanzhai Alleys, or Jinli Street to feel an authentic Chengdu

When you coming to Chengdu, you should get some knowledge about this ancient city. You can go to Wuhou Shrine, to enjoy the world famous culture of The Three Kingdoms; you can visit Dufu's Thatched Cottage, where the most famous poet in China stayed when he escaped to Chengdu in Tang Dynasty; or you can go Jinsha Ruins, there shows what Chengdu was like in 3,000 years ago; you can also explore Chengdu ancestor's wisdom of Dujiangyan Irrigation System that why it kept functioning 2,000 years after built...

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Learn Chengdu's history & culture

Most of our visitors said Sichuan food delicious and unforgettable that they miss Sichuan flavor after getting back home. Now there is a chance. You can learn to make Kongbao Chicken, Mapo Tofu (beancurd) or some other famous Sichuan dishes taught by Sichuan cuisine masters in Sichuan Cuisine Museum. No matter you are housewife, food lover, or professional cook, you will have fun when playing Chuancai. 

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Make a Sichuan dish by yourself

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