If your curiosity about those cute animals ― the giant panda, golden monkey and snow leopard are the leading animal roles in the film ― are not fully satisfied after watching the film, why not go on a trip to the nearby sites to have a close look?
Giant Pandas: Panda Base
Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding (Panda Base) in the northeastern suburb of Chengdu ― only a 30-minute-drive from the city center ― is the world's best-known institute for panda protection. Founded in 1988, the base is home to over 100 giant pandas and includes a research center, an open research laboratory, a veterinary hospital, and an expansive real-life ground for the animals living in captivity.
Chengdu is the only metropolitan city in the world less than 100 km from the habitats of wild pandas.
Traffic: Metro Line 3 to Xiongmao Avenue Stop, then transfer to the bus 198 to the site.
Golden Snub-nosed Monkeys: Chengdu Zoo
Sichuan golden hair monkeys (川金丝猴) in Chinese name, are the national endangered species. According to recent surveys, there are more than 300 Sichuan golden snub-nosed monkeys nationwide, and the Chengdu zoo probably has the largest population of these animals living in captivity.
Bus 18, 150, 166, 198, 25, 32, 39, 527, 650, 70, 85, 87, 9 and 99 to Chengdu Zoo Stop (动物园站);
Metro Line 3 to Chengdu Zoo Stop.
Where They Go: Celebrities’ Choices
Giant pandas, food, teahouses, Sichuan Opera, historical sites, ancient architecture streets, and many other things the city offers to see and do. Here we list some of the celebrities’ most favorable sites during their visits to Chengdu
Dec 29, 2014
Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding
Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding (the Panda Base) is probably the most important base in the world dedicated to the protection of the giant pandas.
Nov 09, 2014
Home of giant pandas and land of success
Chengdu is a modern metropolitan city, but traditions are well preserved.
Apr 08, 2015
Panda Base: Come and Cuddle the Cute Animals
To many visitors to the city, the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in Chenghua is a must. The panda base is located on the Futou Hill in the northeast to downtown Chengdu, about 12 km from the city center.
Jul 21, 2014
Giant panda delivers twin cubs in Chengdu
CHENGDU - A giant panda gave birth on Monday to twin cubs in Chengdu, capital city of Southwest China's Sichuan province. Yaxing gave birth to the twins -- a female and male -- at 8:13 am and 8:44 am at the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding, scientists told Xinhua. They are the first set of panda twins to be born this year in the city.
Jul 01, 2014
Take a close look of pandas at the Panda Base
Information of services at Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding.
Oct 19, 2014
Bifengxia Panda Base Sees Birth of Twins
The overseas-born panda Su Lin delivered a pair of male twins in the China Conservation and Research Center for the Giant Panda on August 3.
Aug 14, 2014
House of Panda Post
There are several Panda Post branches around the city of Chengdu offering postal service featuring the giant panda.
Jan 23, 2015
Home of Pandas
Jun 06, 2016
There are so many kinds of panda-themed souvenirs for you to choose.
Jul 15, 2015
Baby pandas enjoy their leisure life
During the growth of pandas, people build many facilities for them to exercise.
Oct 01, 2015
Kung Fu Panda 3 Shows Scenes of Qingcheng Mountains
The representation of the homeland of pandas in the Kung Fu Panda 3 is based on the scenes in the Qingcheng Mountains featuring the green hills and cliffs.