This active Taoist monastery has beautiful courtyards with unusual sculptures Great for strolling and amusing yourself and the kids.
Dufu Thatched Cottage
Poet Dufu honored in Tang dynasty lived in this modest home. now surrounded by 59 landscaped acres with classic style sculptures.
Outside the Wenshu Buddhist Temple is an “old-fashioned” busy street for tourism and light entertainment. Opportunities for fun and photos abound.
Chendu Yongling Museum
Unearthed in 1942, this was the first mausoleum in China to be explored by archaeologists. Its ancient sculptures are the main attraction.
Temple of Marquis Wu
The Ancestral Temple of Marquis Wu (Wuhou Temple) was first built in the sixth century. Located in the southern suburbs it is one of the favorite local temples.
Giant Panda Research Base
Take a short ride to Futou Hill and visit the fanciful beasts in a nursery and in large pens.
Face Changing Sichuan Opera
The most amazing stunt in Sichuan opera. It is a unique thrill to see an opera player repeatedly swipe a hand across his face, instantly replacing one mask with another.
Jinsha Site Museum
The startling and eerie gold masks dug up here do not look typically Chinese. Many gold jade and bronze items of the Shu Kingdom are on display here.
This provincial museum is the largest in southwest China, with many Buddhist artifacts on display.
A large completely paved park (save for a few planting beds)in the very center of the city with flowers, and after dark, dazzling lights.
Wide & Narrow Alleys
In 2003 the city began to restore this area of once-common gray brick courtyard homes, introduced by Manchus during the last dynasty.
One of the busiest trading streets during the Three Kingdoms Period（220-280）。 Today visitors can buy handicrafts & sample local snacks.
40km from Chengdu, Sanxingdui Museum exhibits one of the most important archaeological discoveries of 20th century. Includes Shu Kingdom metal masks & a 2.6m statue depicting a man.
Tea House Culture
It is said that “China has the best teahouses in the world and Chengdu has the best teahouses in China.” An eternal favorite with locals and visitors alike!