Chengdu Nightlife: Do as Locals Do

Authors: Go Chengdu

2017-01-15

What makes the city so vibrant and energetic at night? We think it owes much to the colorful nightlife in the city.

According to the new data of Alipay's 2016 National Bill, Chengdu ranks the 1st on paying taxi at night among Chinese cities and Chengdu people had spent RMB109 on average on takeaway food at night via online payment.


What makes the city so vibrant and energetic at night? We think it owes much to the colorful nightlife in the city.


As a city featuring leisure and enjoyment, Chengdu has a wide choice of entertainments at night. The list below provides some information about favorites of the locals and expats.

Chengdu Nightlife Key Words: Leisure/Dining/Drinking/Joy


Go to A Bar

Chengdu has several famous communities of bars and night clubs, most notably the Jiuyanqiao Bridge Bar Street, Lan Kwai Fong Chengdu and Shaoling Road.
The Jiuyanqiao Bridge Bar Street is close to the Jinjiang River, with over 30 street bars serving reasonably priced beer and snacks. You can ask locals for directions or tell the taxi driver to go to 'jiu yan qiao'.

Sichuan Opera Performance & KTV

If you seek something for relaxing after a long tiring day, have a glimpse of the famous Sichuan Opera while sipping tea or go to the karaoke (KTV) club is a good alternative.

Have Hotpot

There are countless Hotpot restaurants in Chengdu and having a taste of Chengdu Hotpot is almost a must to the visitors.

Play Mahjong

Mahjong is a very popular game among Chengdu locals. At almost every corner in Chengdu you would find people playing mahjong (majiang): the parks, expensive and inexpensive teahouses, at family reunions, and even by the small green grocery stalls, whether it's at night or in the daytime.

Sightseeing at Night

Try to visit Jinli Street at night, the bars and cafés along this charming street provide you with a different atmosphere from what you see in the daytime.

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