Luodai Ancient Town is the most well-preserved ancient Hakka town near Chengdu. It has a good reputation as "the best Hakka town in China." The Hakka residency and old street, which have thousands of years of history, are well preserved. While in this town, you can visit the Hakka museum and park, which take up an area of over 20,000 square meters, and experience the progression of Hakka history.
The Water Dragon Festival is held every 26th and 27th of July in Luodai. People go to the streets and splashing water on each other. It is how the locals send their best wishes to and bless each other.
Both man-made structures and natural beauty are perfectly combined in Luodai Ancient Town. No wonder people say that it is the "backyard of Chengdu."
The town enjoys very good transportation. There are highways connecting it with Chengdu city, and regular buses travel from Chengdu every day. You can take bus no. 81 or no. 58 at Chengdu city, which go to Wugui Bridge bus station. Public buses from Wugui Bridge go directly to Luodai every five minutes.
Traveling via private vehicle takes about half an hour from Chengdu to Luodai.