Wenshu Monastery is famous for its abundant precious cultural relics, painting and calligraphy works. Over 500 pieces of painting and calligraphic works by celebrities have been stored here since the Tang and Song dynasties, including works by Zhang Daqian, Zheng Banqiao and Feng Zikai.
The monastery also has a large teahouse and an excellent vegetarian restaurant and it is just next to Wenshu Fun, a popular tourist block in downtown city.
Qingyang District is located in the core area of Chengdu and is named after the famous Qingyang Temple. The fully urbanized district covers an area of 66 square kilometers, with a population of 1.03 million.
Jul 16, 2014
Next door to Wenshu Monastery, Wenshu Fun is a business street of pseudo-classic architecture. With numerous bars, restaurants, and snack and souvenir shops, it is one of the most popular tourist sites in the city.
Oct 19, 2014
Buddhist Monasteries in Urban Chengdu
A tour to the ancient Buddhist monasteries in Chengdu, the embodiment of the city’s long cultural traditions, would be a rewarding experience for you to know more about local history and the life styles of common people.
Jun 17, 2016
Jinli is one of the most popular tourist destinations in downtown Chengdu featuring old-style buildings, local snacks and folk handicraft shops.