Jinsha Site Museum
More than 5,000 relics, including items of gold, jade, bronze and stoneware, as well as a metric ton of intact elephant tusks are on display in the Jinsha Site Museum.
Oct 19, 2014
Buses provide the most reliable and inexpensive means for public transportation and knowledge about the bus services in the city will give you an alternative option when you are unable to find a taxi on the street. Besides, riding on a bus will give you a better view of the urban sights when you navigate around the city.
Jun 27, 2014
“Face-changing” is a special technique in the performance of Sichuan Opera, involving consummate skills to change of masks in quick successions in order to show different emotions and feelings of the characters.
Nov 13, 2014
Chengdu sweetens deal in visa-free visits
The government of Chengdu recently released a series of incentives to attract more foreign transit tourists to use its 72-hour visa-free policy. Visitors entitled to the policy can enjoy discounts at hotels and airport shopping areas as well as dedicated transit lounges and free transportation between airport terminals. Buses are provided to commute from the airport to the most popular scenic spots such as Kuanzhai Alley, Jinli Ancient Street, Jinsha Site Museum and Temple of the Marquis of Wu.
Jul 01, 2014
Plan your Chengdu tour? Up to now, Chengdu has over 15,000 taxis serving passengers.The best places to hail a taxi is near the stations, the airport, bus stops, scenic spots, hotels and the taxi stands.
Jun 27, 2014
Gold relics set Jinsha excavation apart
Visitors to Chengdu, capital of Southwest China's Sichuan province, are curious about a circular golden emblem that can be seen in many parts of the city. It can be seen on engine hoods of taxis, the overpass en route to the airport and on local television channels.
An internationally-renowned food culture city as well as the home to the Sichuan-style cuisine, Chengdu was named by UNESCO the City of Gastronomy in February, 2010.
Nov 09, 2014
Sichuan Hot Pot
Chengdu Hot Pot has a great variety of tastes and ingredients.
Nov 09, 2014
Teahouse and leisurely life
An old Chengdu saying goes, “Sunny days are rare, but teahouses are abundant”. Teahouses have played diverse social roles in the history of Chengdu. Locals are passionate about going to tea houses — not only for tea, snacks, and entertainment, but also for social gatherings and business meetings
May 20, 2014
Chili, Garlic, Peppercorn: the SHIC Style of Alfredo Bendezu
Alfredo Bendezu, from Peru, came to Chengdu to learn how to cook Sichuan dishes at the Sichuan Higher Institute of Cuisine (SHIC), the only cooking school in China that offers professional and hands-on courses in Sichuan cuisine. He graduated from the institute in 2014.
Apr 16, 2015
Traditional Chengdu Life at Teahouses
Teahouses and theaters are favored by those who’d like to experience traditional Chengdu life.
Apr 19, 2016
The libretto of Sichuan Opera is humorous and flushed with vivid expressions and local characteristics.
Nov 10, 2014
Sichuan Opera Theater of Sichuan Province -- “Sichuan Opera Performances on Sunday”
The Sichuan Opera Theater of Sichuan Province will launch the “Sichuan Opera Performances on Sunday” to let Sichuan Opera lovers enjoy traditional and classic repertoires.
Jul 08, 2014
Sichuan embroidery, also called Shu embroidery, represents the creative workmanship of the Sichuan people for its elaborate designs and subtle visual effects.
Jan 02, 2015
Wuhou Shrine Museum
Wuhou Shrine Museum is a landmark in Wuhou District, which is also home to numerous institutions of higher education and research institutes, including Sichuan University and Chengdu Branch of Chinese Academy of Sciences.
Sep 08, 2015
Anren Ancient Town
The buildings in Anren Town are with the distinctive West Sichuan style and well preserved, and some of them have been turned into museums.