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
Leshan Giant Buddha
Leshan Giant Buddha is the largest stone-carved Buddha statue in the world and was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1996.
Oct 11, 2018
My National Holiday Trip with Local Friends
We were able to have a rest thanks to Chinese National Day, which is celebrated on October 1 to commemorate the founding of the People’s Republic of China. On that day, lots of large-scale activities are held nationwide. Obviously, we were not going to miss the opportunity to travel, so we visited two well-known places in Sichuan: Bipenggou Mountain and the Leshan Giant Buddha.
Oct 19, 2018
JZ Hotel Emei - Luxury Hotel at The Foot of Mt. Emei
Opening a window to China’s ethereal beauty and cultural mystique, Emei JZ Hotel resides at the foot of majestic Mt. Emei and is the first and only luxury hotel in this breathtaking corner of southwestern China.
Dec 21, 2016
Travel Guide to Zhegu Mountains: High-altitude Fairytale-land Snow Resort near Chengdu
The snow resort at Zhegu Mountains (Partridge Mountains), more than 4, 000 meters above the sea level, offers an elevating option for the fans of ice and snow sports other than the famous Emei Mountain and Xiling Snow Mountains.
Mar 31, 2017
Travelling around Chengdu: Leshan and Mt. Emei
Our university program offered us the opportunity to take a field trip to Leshan City and Mt. Emei. We were able to enjoy the breathtaking scenery, delicious food and new experiences while visiting these two areas.
Apr 26, 2019
First Snow in Mt. Emei
Mt. Emei, a World Heritage Site about 200 kilometers away from downtown Chengdu, greeted this year's first snow just days ago.
Dec 06, 2019
Pingle Ancient Town
Pingle Ancient Town is located in Qionglai City in western Chengdu. Qionglai City was one of the oldest cities in Sichuan and an important post on the route of the ancient “South Silk Road”.
Apr 11, 2016
Taichi Carnival Staged in Pingle Ancient Town
A series of activities themed 2014 Taichi-Chengdu Carnival kicked off in Pingle ancient town in the southwest Chengdu’s Qionglai City on Nov. 23.
Nov 25, 2014
Spring Outing in Qionglai: High-spirited Tour
The third Spring Outing activity of Gochengdu Gusto members brought them to Qionglai City in western Chengdu, where they had an unforgettable tour to Daliang Chateau and Pingle Ancient Town.
May 31, 2016
Chengdu Haichang Polar Ocean World
It is southwest China's first ocean park displaying large polar animals, marine animals and marine life.
Jun 29, 2015
Chengdu Xiling Snow Mountains
Chengdu Xiling Snow Mountains are located in Dayi County. Dayi County, with the Xiling Snow Mountains, the skiing resort, spring water resort and a large community of museums, the county in western Chengdu has good reasons to become a popular tourist destination.
Nov 19, 2014
Travel Guide to Xiling Snow Mountains——Alps at 30 degrees north latitude
Just about 100 kilometers away from downtown Chengdu there is the snow-ice resort of Xiling Snow Mountains in Dayi County in western Chengdu, which is a national 4A tourist scenic spot and satisfies all your dreams for sightseeing and snow sports.
Mar 14, 2019
Xiling Snow Mountain, a World of Snow
Xiling Snow Mountain in Dayi County is about 100 kilometers away from midtown Chengdu. Its peak, the highest spot in Chengdu, is 5, 364 meters above the sea level and attracts thousands of visitors.