Chengdu is a vibrant city, known for its historical charm, cultural heritage and natural beauty.
Jul 23, 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
As a well-known transportation hub and tourist city, Chengdu is famous for its extensive transportation system as it is the communication junction of Southwest China and the gateway to Tibet. Conveniently connected to over 100 domestic and international airports, Chengdu is accessible from and to almost all the major countries in the world.
Jul 24, 2014
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
Major tourist attractions
Despite its vigorous drive towards modernization, Chengdu spares no efforts to retain its sense of tradition and ancient landscapes. As a rising economic, cultural and transportation center in western China, Chengdu is also a very important tourist destination, with many historical and scenic spots around the city. The city also serves a transit station to Tibet, and several world-class tourist destinations are conveniently located in neighboring areas, including Mount Emei and the Grand Buddha, Jiuzhaigou, Hailuogou, Siguniang Mountains (Four Maidens Mountains), the Sanxingdui Ruins and so on.
Jul 25, 2014
Recommended Tourist Routes
Experience Fascinating Culture and Modern Life of Chengdu in the Incredible 72 Hours
Jul 09, 2014
First Touch of Authentic Sichuan Food
Gastronomic enthusiasts Marc (France) and Arturo (the US) came to Daronghe Restaurant in Chengdu to learn how to cook Mapo Tofu and Kung Pao Chicken.
Oct 15, 2014
Journalists gather in Chengdu for interview tour
With support from China Daily and the Chengdu municipal government's information office, the tour aims to spotlight the city's history and culture, modernization construction and landscape scenery.