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Chengdu China
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More to see in Chengdu
Travelers who prefer spending much time in the open air and hiking will definitely like Chengdu. The Vantszyanlou Park located on the bank of Jingjiang river will suit perfectly for admiring nature. The park is one of the oldest in the city. On its territory, you can see beautiful centuries-old trees. There are also several considerable historical attractions, for example, the small house of outstanding poet and artist Xue Tao. Qingcheng Mountain attracts a special attention of active tourists. Hundreds of years ago, monasteries were built on its slopes and some constructions have survived to this day. Fans of hiking have an opportunity to ascend to the mountain peak on foot. Such hike takes about 3 hours. Those who do not like walking along the mountainous area are offered to ride on the ropeway and enjoy a splendid view of the submontane area. It also should be noted that there is a small hotel on the mountain slope. A lot of travelers stay here for the night to watch the sunrise on the mountain top in the morning. The Giant Panda Breeding Research Base, a unique natural reserve, is very popular with nature admirers. For animals, there are fantastic conditions that are close to the natural habitat as much as possible. Besides giant pandas, the population of whose is endangered and at risk of extinction, a lot of other rare animals inhabit in the reserve. Here, you can see rare white storks and red pandas and visit the interesting museum dedicated to representatives … Read further

Chapters of the guide to Chengdu

Travel guide to Chengdu

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. There are several unique … Open

Chengdu for children - what to visit

Paradise Island Ocean Park is open until six in the evening. There are also quite steep slides here. Children less than 140 centimeters tall will not be allowed here. There are also small descents for kids. There is a local Disneyland in Chengdu. It is called Happy Valley Chengdu. It is designed more for locals. So don't be surprised that almost none of the staff speaks English. The Park will appeal to both … Open

Shopping, streets and outlets

Silk fabrics with printed landscapes or calligraphy are very popular. Things made of ivory, porcelain or jade are sold in large quantities. Bamboo carving is interesting. If you want to buy some unusual jewelry, you can pay attention to the products in the Tibetan style. These are unusual multicolored bracelets and necklaces made of beads or copper. Jewelry made of silver and gold is performed in the same style a … Open

Traditions and mentality of Chengdu

Exhibitions of both beginners and famous Chinese painters are regularly held at the Chengdu Art Academy. Entrance to them is overwhelmingly free. So if you appreciate painting in general and Chinese painting in particular, you should allocate a couple of hours to get acquainted with the proposed exhibition. The Spring Festival of Flowering takes place in the city Botanical garden in mid-March. You can admire … Open

Cuisine and top restaurants

Initially, hot pot was a very simple dish. It was cooked the most often by refugees to keep warm in cold weather. Today, a steaming pot is in the middle of the table. All participants of the meal add their favorite foods to it. This dish has become an everyday treat. In addition, lamb, fish, many vegetables, and mushrooms can be added in hot-pot. So this dish will definitely appeal to everyone. Be sure to taste … Open

Attractions and active leisure

After enjoying the nature magnificence of the city, pay your attention to local amusement parks. Fans of breathtaking attractions will like the park called Happy Valley of Chengdu. There are some of the most thrilling roller coasters in the world. The younger guests will be certainly impressed by a diversity of colorful merry-go-rounds and their parents will enjoy recreation areas with fountains and exotic plants. … Open

Top sigths of China

Guangzhou is one more large historic centre of the country. There are several important places of interest there – the building of the Guangzhou Folk Art Museum, Huaisheng Mosque, Temple of the Six Banyan Trees, Sacred Heart Cathedral and many more. Guangzhou is also famous for its popular beach resorts as local climate is perfect for this kind of rest. … Open

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