Administrative Map of Chengdu
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1.Chunxi Road: Shopping Paradise
Chunxi Road in Jinjiang District, the city’s bustling arena of fashions and goodies with modern appeal, is often regarded as the shopping paradise for many people.
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2.Wide and Narrow Alleys:Vista to the Old Chengdu Memory
Wide and Narrow Alleys, a vista of historical elegance and local leisurely life, a melting pot of diversified cultural elements.
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3.Happy Valley: Disneyland in Western China
Happy Valley Amusement Park is located in Jinniu District. Jinniu District is the most populated district and most dynamic economic and commercial area in Chengdu.
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4.Wuhou Shrine Museum: Memorial Hall of the Man of Wisdom
Wuhou District, as the powerful economic development area in Chengdu, is the area of the Three Kingdoms culture and the pleasant livable new district.
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5.Panda Base: Come and Cuddle the Cute Animals
To many visitors to the city, the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in Chenghua is a must. The panda base is located on the Futou Hill in the northeast to downtown Chengdu, about 12 km from the city center.
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9.Equestrian Sports Center
The equestrian sports center, called Chengdu Jinma International Racecourse, is the crucial part of the emerging Chengdu International Sports City, an ambitious project in western Chengdu’s Wenjiang District.
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10.Dujiangyan Dam: World Famous Old Irrigation Project
Dujiangyan City is the foremost tourist city in Chengdu and possesses a UNESCO World Heritage site —the Qingcheng Mountains and the Dujiangyan Irrigation System. The city is on the northwestern side of Chengdu and borders on the Tibetan regions further to the north and west.
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11.Longmen Mountains: World-class Geological Park
The Longmenshan National Park, in northern Chengdu’s Pengzhou City, is a showcase of geological wonders. The park covers an area of 1, 900 sq.km and boasts diversified land forms characterized with well-developed strata, glacial erratic boulders (nappe) and thrust fault terrains (klippe).
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12.Ping’le Town: Ancient Post on the Southern Silk Road
The ancient town in western Chengdu’s Qionglai City, one of the “ Top Waterside Scenic Town” in western Sichuan, features ancient style architectures, river sights and idyllic life styles.
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14.Pear Blossom Valley: A Vast Sea of Pure White in Spring
A vast land of thousands of pear trees, Pear Blossom Valley covers an expansive area of almost 8 sq.km, and is a hot spot especially in spring when the pear flowers come out, making the valley a white sea.
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15.Huanglongxi Ancient Town: Showcase of Local Folk Culture
Huanglongxi in Shuangliu is the first tourist site with the theme of ancient town sightseeing in Chengdu, attracting thousands of visitors from across the country because of its enchanting scenery and interesting folk culture.
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16.Broad Bean Sauce: Soul of Sichuan Cuisine
Sichuan Cuisine Experience Park is located in Ande Township of Pixian County and only 28km away from downtown Chengdu. The park is a cultural theme scenic spot for culinary culture, food experience, shopping and recreation, where people can visit the food production lines and get true understanding of the world famous Sichuan Cuisine.
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17.Skiing Field in Southern China
The Xiling Snow Mountains are in Dayi County in western Chengdu and cover a large area of nearly 500 sq.km, and part of the area is open to tourists who come to see the magnificent peaks and alpine scenes.
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18.Shixiang Lake: Green Lake, Deep Forest and Dazzling Flower Farms
The Shixiang Lake (Stone Elephant Lake) Scenic Spot crowns the ecological environment of Pujiang County in southwestern Chengdu.
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19.Water Sports Center: Venue of International Regatta Events
Xinjin Water Sport Center is located in Xinjin County at the most southerly tip on the territory of Chengdu, where many rivers running across the city converge and provide favorable conditions for water sports programs.
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20.Jianyang, a City with Far More to Offer than Just Mutton Soup
In addition to the delicious soup, is there anything else worth mentioning in Jianyang?
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Booming Convention & Exhibition Industry
Authors: Go Chengdu
2014-07-29
The success of the 2013 Fortune Global Forum and the 12th World Chinese Entrepreneurs Convention held in Chengdu in 2013 showed that the city has an excellent environment for holding exhibitions and conventions.
Chengdu's achievements in its exhibition and convention industry have won wide acclaim. The city received four awards in the 2013 China Exhibition and Convention Industry Annual Seminar held in mid-December.
According to the Chengdu Municipal Bureau of Exposition, the city will organize more events in 2014 to promote the industry.
“The success of the 2013 Fortune Global Forum and the 12th World Chinese Entrepreneurs Convention held in Chengdu in 2013 showed that the city has an excellent environment for holding exhibitions and conventions”, said Skip Cox, chairman of the International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE).
The Chengdu Municipal Bureau of Expositions signed a framework agreement with the IAEE in January 2014, which means the bureau is now an IAEE member. This is the first international exhibition organization that Chengdu has taken part in.
“IAEE is confident about the prospects of Chengdu's exhibition and convention industry,”Skip Cox said at the signing ceremony.
IAEE is the world's largest exhibition industry association, with 6,000 members. After joining the international organization, Chengdu can further boost international cooperation and development in the industry by using channels and resources of the association, said officials at the local exhibition bureau.
City’s Exhibition & Convention Industry Reaps Bumper Harvest in 2013
In 2013, the city hosted 502 large exhibitions, among which 53 are international more than the year previous. And 104 international meetings and forums were held, 28 more than in the previous year.
Exhibitions area surpassed 3 million square meters, while international ones accounted for about half and increased by 16.7 percent over 2012.
Figures also showed that all the exhibitions and conventions in 2013 had generated direct income of RMB6.05 billion (about $1 billion), up 20.5 percent year-on-year. Indirect income reached some RMB51 billion, increasing 21.1 percent.
The 2013 Fortune Global Forum was concluded on June 8, 2013 in the western city with a rising international reputation, attracted more than 100 top 500 global companies and 600 political and business leaders from around the globe. The fruitful three-day event saw at least 74 business deals signed between Chengdu and Fortune global 500 companies or large multinationals with the combined value surpassing RMB112 billion ($18.26 billion).
City’s Exhibition & Convention Industry Wins Wide Acclaim
Chengdu's achievements in its exhibition and convention industry have won wide acclaim. The city received four awards in the 2013 China Exhibition and Convention Industry Annual Seminar held in mid December.
According to the Chengdu Municipal Bureau of Exposition, the city will organize more events in 2014 to promote the industry.
The events include the 2014 China-Germany Dialogue Forum, 2014-2016 X Games, Michelin Challenge Bibendum and the ninth China-ASEAN conference of the non-governmental friendship organization, as well as the third WeGO.
In addition to newly introduced exhibitions and conventions, the city continues to hold some traditional programs, including the 90th China Food & Drinks Fair and China Soft 2014.
"In the next few years, Chengdu will introduce more international exhibitions and conventions," said Mu Tao, director at the Chengdu Municipal Bureau of Expositions. "It will strengthen cooperation with UNESCO and IAEE. It will also seek more support from various government departments to bid for international conventions."
Future Prospects
It's estimated that, by 2015, with much more progress of the industry in its quality, comprehensive benefits, level of being more professional and international, Chengdu will strive to reap an annual direct revenue from the convention and exhibition industry amounting to RMB 10 billion and a yearly indirect revenue of RMB80 billion. Over 500 projects will be executed and more than 10 brands with national and global reputation fostered. By then, the city's indoor space for the events will hit over 300,000 square meters, and three to five world leaders in convention and exhibition services introduced to launch business operations here in the city.