Metro Line 1 Extension Links Tourist Attractions in Southern City

Authors: Go Chengdu

2018-03-21

The 3rd Phase of Chengdu Metro Line 1, with a total length of about 17 km and 13 underground stations along its way, started trial operation on March 18.
The new extension, starting at Sihe Stop and ending at the Science City Stop and consisting of 11 stations, serves as the main north-south rail traffic line in the southern part of the city and a corridor of sightseeing views, with several tourist attractions very close to the line.
Huayang Stop
Attraction: South Lake Park
The South Lake Park covers an area of about 4 square kilometers that integrates ecology, leisure, sports, tourism and other functions, composed of the Two-river Ecological Scenic Spot, the Neverland Amusement Park and the South Lake Scenic Spot.
Haichang Road Stop
Attraction: Chengdu Haichang Polar Ocean World
Chengdu Haichang Polar Ocean World is a national AAAA-level tourist attraction for exhibition, interaction and science education and entertainment.
Hongshi Park Stop
Attraction: Chengdu Luhu Hongshi Park
Chengdu Luhu Hongshi Park boasts various landscapes including waterfront, wetland and forest and serves as an agreeable environment for family entertainment.
Tianfu Park Stop
Attraction: Tianfu Park
Tianfu Park is the largest park in the city that encompasses riverside and mountain scenes.
Western China Int'l Expo City Stop
Attraction: Western China International Expo City
With a total construction area up to 2.65 million sqms, Western China International Expo City is the permanent venue for the Western China International Expo and the Western China International Cooperation Forum, as well as the largest international conference and exhibition center in central and western China.
Guangzhou Road Stop
Attraction: Luxi River Ecological District
The ecological district covers an area of about 2.53 square kilometers and consists of two themed partitions, the ecological wetland and the pastoral landscape.
Xinglong Lake Stop
Attraction: Xinglong Lake
The lake is a vast water area that covers 3.4 square kilometers, serving as a comprehensive ecology area integrating tourism, leisure, flood control, irrigation and ecology.
Science City Stop
Attraction: Science City Mountain Park
The large park has recreational and sightseeing facilities such as mountain platforms, flower valley plank roads, hiking trails, driving roads, and flower valley wetlands.

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