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Chengdu
Travel Guide

Wenshu Monastery which includes a park

Enjoy an abundance of beautiful parklands, visit ancient monuments, see rare giant pandas and try zingy local food at the Sichuan province’s exciting capital.

Chengdu is home to over 14 million people, but with its relaxed atmosphere, plenty of green space and the rich Chengdu Plain, the city is true to its nickname “The Land of Milk and Honey”. See endangered giant pandas, explore ancient religious sites, lose yourself in the bustle of the city and escape to Chengdu’s numerous parks.

Begin your day in Chengdu with a traditional breakfast of steamed buns and breakfast noodles. Set out to explore the city’s range of intriguing museums and ancient temples. Visit Sichuan Provincial Museum, Jinsha Site Museum and Jinli Ancient Street to understand the region’s history and flair. Wuhou, Wenshu and Qingyang temples offer a fascinating glimpse of this ancient city’s Buddhist and Taoist roots. Kids will enjoy the Happy Valley amusement park in Huanlegu and the water park in the New Century Global Centre, one of the largest buildings in the world.

Join the locals in enjoying Chengdu’s public spaces. Tianfu Square is located in the city centre above the metro hub and features a towering statue of Chairman Mao. See calligraphy writers painting with water on the pavement at People’s Park (Renmin Park). Enjoy a Sichuan tea from one of the park’s teahouses and join a game of mahjong. Huan Huaxi Park is a scenic location for tai chi.

Explore Greater Chengdu to find more parklands and historic areas. Visit the Chengdu Panda Breeding Research Base (Xiongmao Jidi) at the base of the Futou Mountain to see rare giant pandas. Learn about older China in Luodai Ancient Town and Jiezi Old Town.

Reach Chengdu by plane to Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport or by train from other major cities around China. Explore Chendgu with the city’s metro system, buses and taxis. Chengdu has a mild and humid climate. Visit in spring to experience the Lantern Festival in Tazishan Park. See the colourful Fire Dragon Festival of Huang Long Xi in the first weeks of the Chinese New Year.

The Ritz-Carlton, Chengdu
The Ritz-Carlton, Chengdu
5 out of 5
269 Shuncheng Ave, Qingyang District, Chengdu, Sichuan
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is HK$1,084 per night from 27 Jun to 27 Jun
Located in Qingyang, this luxury hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Sichuan Museum of Science and Technology and Tianfu Square. Taikoo Li and Wenshu Monastery ...
4.8/5Exceptional! (133 reviews)
"Couldn't get my room until 4 p.m. on check-in day. Others were fine."

Reviewed on 12 Jul 2020

The Ritz-Carlton, Chengdu
The St. Regis Chengdu
The St. Regis Chengdu
5 out of 5
Located in Qingyang, this luxury hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Tianfu Square, Chengdu IFS and Taikoo Li. Tianfu Square Station is 18 minutes by foot and Luomashi ...
4.5/5Wonderful! (104 reviews)
"I was a little concerned when I arrived because they couldn't find my reservation, but that was quickly rectified. For such an international brand, I was a bit surprised by the lack of English abilities of the staff. However, I truly enjoyed my stay at the St. Regis. The room was spacious and well ..."

Reviewed on 2 Aug 2020

The St. Regis Chengdu
W Chengdu
W Chengdu
4.5 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is HK$1,165 per night from 27 Jun to 27 Jun
Located in Wuhou, this luxury hotel is within 1 mile (2 km) of New Century Global Center and Chengdu Yintai Centre. Jiufang Shopping Center and Century City ...
W Chengdu
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Happy House Apartment Rome Holiday Square Branch
Happy House Apartment Rome Holiday Square Branch
3 out of 5
The price is HK$349 per night from 24 Jun to 24 Jun
Located in Chengdu City Centre, this apartment building is within 3 mi (5 km) of Sichuan University, People's Park and Tianfu Square. Wide and Narrow Street ...
4.1/5Very Good! (8 reviews)
Very good stay
"Very happy about the stay and their service was very good. But there are a few things to note especially for people staying at a chinese "hotel" for the first time and this one in particular. This is more like an Air BnB than your typical hotel. This place doesn't have any signs or indications so ..."

Reviewed on 7 Aug 2018

Happy House Apartment Rome Holiday Square Branch
Citadines South Chengdu
Citadines South Chengdu
4 out of 5
The price is HK$512 per night from 25 Jun to 25 Jun
Located in Wuhou, this aparthotel is 3.1 mi (4.9 km) from New Century Global Center, and within 9 mi (15 km) of Sichuan University and Wuhou Ci. Sichuan Normal ...
4.4/5Excellent! (69 reviews)
"The property was located in a fantastic location. Easy to walk to shops. The staff were wonderful to talk too. Very froendlt and helpful. The accommodation was very spacious with good facilities."

Reviewed on 16 Oct 2019

Citadines South Chengdu
Panda House
Panda House
2.5 out of 5
Located in Jinjiang, this condo is 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from Wangjianglou Park and 2.7 mi (4.4 km) from Tianfu Square. Jiuyan Bridge and Sichuan University are also ...
Panda House
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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