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1. Panda Breeding and Research Center, Chengdu
Home to giant pandas, red (or lesser) pandas, and other endangered species. Visit the nursery to see the highly successful breeding program, bamboo groves and shady walkways, to view the pandas at rest and play. There's a wealth of information and a panda museum in this 230-hectare park 10 km (6 miles) north of Chengdu.
Note: The Panda Breeding and Research Center has a donation program which allows you take pictures with holding an adult panda by donating RMB500 or holding a baby panda by donating RMB1000. This program is subject to the availability of pandas on that day. Please bring RMB cash as they don't accept credit cards.
Avg. Member Rating: 4.84 out of 5 (190 reviews)
2. Wu Hou Temple, Chengdu
The Marquis of Wu, Zhuge Liang (181-234) was the outstanding military strategist immortalized in "The Romance of the Three Kingdoms" and in the saying wise as "the Marquis of Wu". Peaceful and attractive gardens surround several halls, including one dedicated to his memory and another to that of his emperor Liu Bei, some impressive statues, a small museum, a famous Tang Dynasty stele and the classic red wall leading to Liu Bei's tomb. A delightful complex..
Avg. Member Rating: 4.49 out of 5 (78 reviews)
3. Jinli Old Street, Chengdu
Once the commercial heart of the old kingdoms this ancient street has been fully restored in traditional Sichuan style. Picturesque, bustling, and cheerful, you can sample local arts and craft, traditional Chinese goods, food and delicacies, and even a Starbucks, local style..
Avg. Member Rating: 4.54 out of 5 (73 reviews)
4. Du Fu Thatched Cottage, Chengdu
A museum and memorial for Du Fu (712-770 AD), often called China's greatest poet, surrounded by a large and beautiful garden. Du Fu spent five years in Chengdu, the peak of his creativity, living in a thatched hut on this site.
Avg. Member Rating: 4.5 out of 5 (51 reviews)
5. Sanxingdui Museum in Guanghan, Chengdu
Founded in 1992, this museum occupies an area of 7000 square kilometers, and has a exhibition of the cultural relics excavated from No1 and No2 sacrificial pits of Shang Dynasty (from 16th-11th century B.C.). There are thousands of pieces of invaluable relics such as bronze ware, jade ware, gold ware, pottery, and bone ware on the exhibition, where you can get a closed look and learn more about the ancient China..
Avg. Member Rating: 4.63 out of 5 (26 reviews)
6. Wangjiang Park, Chengdu
Wangjiang Park is located two kilometers east of Chengdu, on the south bank of the Jinjiang River. The park is renowned because the famous poet, Xue Tao (768-831), once lived here. She originally came from Chang'an and later moved to Chengdu with her father. And also famous for it's Bamboo..
Avg. Member Rating: 4.63 out of 5 (23 reviews)
7. Wenshu Monastery, Chengdu
This large Zen Buddhist temple is a lively and attractive complex. The exquisitely decorated halls house a fascinating collection of artworks, statues and curios. The vegetarian restaurant is deservedly popular, as are the teahouses, a great spot to enjoy the busy crowd of worshippers.
Avg. Member Rating: 4.65 out of 5 (10 reviews)
8. Dujiangyan Irrigation Project, Chengdu
It is an Irrigation System, which was built over 2250 years ago to irrigate the Chengdu Basin, and it has been cultivated the whole basin for more than 2000 years already.
Avg. Member Rating: 4.4 out of 5 (16 reviews)
9. Tea House, Chengdu
Have tea in tea house is a traditional custom for Chinese people. Retired people will go to the teahouse and sit there all day long to chat with each other only pay little. You could have a tea in the local tea house to experience the local custom..
Avg. Member Rating: 4.39 out of 5 (10 reviews)
10. Chengdu Kuan-zhai Lane, Chengdu
It is a part of the old city in Chengdu which has been restored and renovated. This is a chance to see old Chengdu and experience the traditional lifestyle. It features Western foods and drinks, take-aways, coffee and art..
Avg. Member Rating: 4.47 out of 5 (13 reviews)