History and culture is the soul of a city. As a city with a history of more than 2,000 years, Chengdu is one of the first 24 national historical and cultural cities in China designated by the State Council, China's cabinet. Over the past 2,000 years, the city's name, location and main layout have remained unchanged. Its past and present are enriched with profound commercial civilization and food culture, which are indispensable parts of the city, recording its history and sketching its future.
Welcome to Chengdu, City of Gastronomy
Chengdu ranked 1st on China’s most popular domestic travel destinations list and 70% travelers come to the city for its food, according to a travel report published by Mafengwo, a major tourist information website in China.
Jun 18, 2015
Capital Remains One of China's Most Prosperous Cities
To further boost the city's economic development and regain its historical status as one of the country's most prosperous commercial hubs, Chengdu wants to transform itself into an international shopping paradise in the next 15 years.
Feb 06, 2016
Chengdu to Create Shopping Heaven for Global Consumers
A large hub city in western China, Chengdu plans to transform itself into an international shopping paradise.
Dec 27, 2015
Chengdu Attends 10th UNESCO Creative Cities Network Annual Meeting
The 3-day tenth annual meeting of the UNESCO’s Creative Cities Network (UCCN) was open September 14 in Östersund, Sweden, which is a member of the UCCN in the category of gastronomy.