Most Recommended Tourist Souvenirs
Shu Brocade & Shu Embroidery:
Where to buy: Chengdu Shu Brocade and Embroidery Museum, 2 East Caotang Road, Chengdu.
Price: Common brocade handkerchiefs, scarfs and decorations are usually priced at 100-300 yuan/piece, while those with collection value may exceed 10,000 yuan/piece.
Where to buy: Chengdu Master Dao An Silver Filigree Workshop, 17 Wenshuyuan Street
Price: Generally, a silver filigree ring is priced at dozens to hundreds of yuan, a bracelet several hundred yuan, a painting one to several thousand yuan (depending on size), and a vase or an ornament over ten thousand yuan.
Where to buy: Lacquer Ware Handicrafts Store in Wide & Narrow Alleys
Price: A lacquer ware fruit plate costs about 1,000 yuan or more.
Where to buy: Songxianqiao Antique Market in downtown Chengdu
Price: from dozens of yuan to several thousand yuan
Sichuan Food Seasonings
Hot Pot Condiments, Snacks & Relishes
Where to buy: supermarkets, groceries and stalls of farm produce markets
Where to buy: retail stores and supermarkets
Where to buy: Panda House outlets, Panda Post outlets and stores in Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding
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
Recommended Tourist Routes
Experience Fascinating Culture and Modern Life of Chengdu in the Incredible 72 Hours
Jul 09, 2014
Chengdu Listed as 3rd Popular Domestic Destination
On a recent ranking of the most popular tourist destinations in China, Chengdu took the 3rd place in 2014, following Beijing and Shanghai.
Jan 19, 2015
Welcome to Chengdu, City of Gastronomy
Chengdu ranked 1st on China’s most popular domestic travel destinations list and 70% travelers come to the city for its food, according to a travel report published by Mafengwo, a major tourist information website in China.