A number of historical constructions have been included in the document for their historical importance and cultural and architectural values.
Chengdu has a history of over 2, 000 years and is an important economic and cultural center in western China, and the preservation of its historic constructions is a primary concern to promote local culture.
Among the many historic constructions around the city, 15 sites in the downtown area have made their entry in the list of the buildings under protection.
Ancestral Shrine of the Qiu Family
The Ancestral Shrine of the Qiu Family is built by immigrants from Guangdong Province in 1867 and is the only existing well-preserved Hakka style ancestors' shrine in downtown Chengdu.
Address: #41Longwangmiao Temple Main Street (Longwangmiao Zhengjie), Jinjiang District
Kang Jihong Mansion
Built in the late 1940s, the Kang Jihong Mansion was the residence of Kang Jihong, then a distinguished entrepreneur in the city and an important meeting site for local dignities and celebrities of the time.
Address: #699 Tongying Street, Jinjiang District
As a well-known transportation hub and tourist city, Chengdu is famous for its extensive transportation system as it is the communication junction of Southwest China and the gateway to Tibet. Conveniently connected to over 100 domestic and international airports, Chengdu is accessible from and to almost all the major countries in the world.
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Major tourist attractions
Despite its vigorous drive towards modernization, Chengdu spares no efforts to retain its sense of tradition and ancient landscapes. As a rising economic, cultural and transportation center in western China, Chengdu is also a very important tourist destination, with many historical and scenic spots around the city. The city also serves a transit station to Tibet, and several world-class tourist destinations are conveniently located in neighboring areas, including Mount Emei and the Grand Buddha, Jiuzhaigou, Hailuogou, Siguniang Mountains (Four Maidens Mountains), the Sanxingdui Ruins and so on.
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