Sichuan Listed as a Best Place to Visit

Authors: Go Chengdu


Lonely Planet recommends Sichuan as one of the best tourist destinations in Asia in 2018.
Every year, Lonely Planet releases lists to recommend for travlers some amazing places around the world.
And travel experts of Lonely Planet recently combed the numerous tourist destinations before they finnally agreed on the list of 10 Best Places to Visit in Asia, including the charming coastal towns, ancient temple complexes and awe-inspiring peaks.
As the only entry among tourist destinations in the list of this year, Sichuan boasts brilliant cultures, stunning natural beauty and delicous food. As Lonely Planet's travel experts note, Sichuan has diversified tourism resources. Traditional villages, towering skylines, giant pandas and spicy cuisine all make Sichuan province a microcosm of modern China.
Cosmopolitan Chengdu has become one of the country's design and tech hubs, which also means a mushrooming of luring brewpubs and boutique hotels. Starting from Chengdu, travellers will be able to travel west to visit time-frozen Tibetan villages dwarfed by dramatic mountain scenery. Up north, the exceptional Jiuzhaigou National Park is waiting for you, while down south spiritual experiences reign supreme: gain perspective surveying the Leshan Grand Buddha or climb Emei Shan to absolve a lifetime's sins.
10 best places in Asia to visit in 2018:
Busan (Korea), Uzbekistan, Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam), Western Ghats (India), Nagasaki (Japan), Chiang Mai (Thailand), Lumbini (Nepal), Arugam Bay (Sri Lanka), Sichuan (China), Komodo National Park (Indonesia)
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