Chengdu is the largest city in Sichuan province. Additionally, the city is one of the most ancient cities in the world. Chengdu was first mentioned in the 6th century B.C and had been a capital of the mighty state of Shu for a thousand years. The city had long been a major industrial and trade center, as the best brocade in the world was produced there. Chengdu had undergone quite a lot of bloody and destructive wars for thousands of years. Here, in 1911, the Sichuan uprising happened.
In Chengdu, there are wonderful hotels for all tastes. Tourists who want to feel an atmosphere of national culture will definitely love the hotel Old Chengdu Club. It is just a couple of … Open
Chengdu is a huge city. There are almost a hundred shopping centers and thousands of all kinds of stalls, shops and supermarkets here. You can buy anything you want here. It can be furniture … Open
Chengdu is a modern dynamic city with interesting features distinguishing all large megacities. Besides curious historic monuments, here you can see original modern architectural monuments, stylish skyscrapers, each of which is unique and incomparable in its own way. Admirers of extraordinary entertainments have an opportunity to visit the tallest building in the city, the TV West Pearl Tower. Its height is 339 m. There is an excellent viewing platform on one of the top floors.
Chengdu will appeal to active children who are accustomed to entertainment on all kinds of attractions. Also, the city will appeal to children who prefer to admire the natural beauty or get … Open
Outskirts of Chengdu are rich in unique landmarks, and Dujiangyan Irrigation System is one of them. The dam is one of the oldest hydrotechnical constructions in the world. The building of the irrigation system took place in 3rd century BC. Not so long ago, the dam was added to the list of UNESCO Heritage Sites, and nowadays it is widely recognized as one of the world’s miracles.
Sichuan cuisine is one of the most popular in all of China. There are eight most famous culinary traditions in the country. You can meet the dishes of every direction in Chengdu today. In … Open
Sanxingdui is a no less interesting place. According to scientists, first tombs in this area appeared more than 5,000 years ago. Archaeologists also managed to discover precious ancient artifacts that are now exhibited in the local museum of archaeology. It is possible to reach all signature landmarks of the region, which are located outside Chengdu, by special excursion buses that depart from the railway station every day. Chengdu suburbs are also the location of numerous walking trails that cover interesting natural and historical landmarks.