Top 3 Chengdu Attractions

Souvenir shop

Souvenir Shop ©Steve Spezz/flickr

Chengdu is famous for the panda center, but there are many attractions: mountain, scenery,  museums, temples and ancient architectures. The Chengdu tour is a good choice for Chinese experiences because the city symbolize the local traditions and culture.

Thousand of people visit in each year to the city, they want to enjoy the natural scenery and architecture buildings. I listed the top 3 Chengdu attractions. I hope that you will like it and you will visit with one of them….

 

Jinli Old Street

Sichuan Province

Sichuan Province ©travelmeasia/flickr

Location: NO. 231 Wuhou Hall Street (to the east of Wuhou Hall)

 

The Jinli is the oldest street in China with 350 meters long. On the street are many tea houses, handiwork, inns, wine bars and so on. The visitor can taste the local foods, snacks and specialties. This street making people that feel the old times and they were in the past again. Most of the buildings present the western Sichuan Province.

 

There are so many activities:

  1. local costumes, folk music are hold festivals on the ancient stage
  2. the tourist can taste the local food,
  3. on the street are painting,  puppet shadow shows and shaping clay figurines. 
  4. there can take local weddings which the visitor won’t forget all life
  5. the street take place many festivals: Lantern festival, the Dragon Boat festival where the visitor can know many things about the Chinese history and traditions

 

Giant Panda Breeding and Research Base

Giant Panda

Giant Panda ©Abi Skipp/flickr

 

The Giant panda reservation is located on Futoushan Mountain, in Sichuan province. It is 30 minutes by taxi from Chengdu. The giant panda museum is the only museum which focuses the critically endangered animals. In the museum the visitor can admire many giant pandas, pictures about pandas and scientific displays about it.

There is a part of books, where many writers and scientists written about the panda’s history and its way of living. The best time to visit is in the morning at between 8:30 and 10:00. After this time, the pandas sleeping. The tourists can learn about the Chinese government that how they protect the endangered animals includes the giant panda as well.

 

Wuhou Memorial Temple

souvenir shop

Souvenir Shop ©Steve Spezz/flickr

Location: No.231 Wuhou Temple Street, Chengdu 610041, China

Opening Hours: 8:00 am to 5:50 pm.

Type: Museums, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Religious Sites

 

The Wuhou memorial temple is China’s famous historic figures. The temple is very interesting about its history (the three Kingdom period after 200 AD in China). The entrance fee is 60 RMB. It has a cultural value, peace and quite. Around the temple are many souvenir shops and garbages for foreigners. There are amazing gardens and plantings which are pull the tourists.

 

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