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Chengdu Tourism

Introduction

Chengdu (Chinese: 成都; Pinyin: Chéngdū; Wade-Giles: Ch'eng-tu), located in southwest China, is the capital of Sichuan province and a sub-provincial city. It is the fifth most populous city in China. Chengdu is also one of the most important economic centers and transportation and communication hubs in China.

More than four thousand years ago, the prehistorical Bronze Age culture of Jinsha (Chinese: 金沙; Pinyin: Jīnshā) established itself in this region. The fertile Chengdu Plain, on which Chengdu is located, is called Tianfuzhi guo (Simplified Chinese: 天府之国; Pinyin: Tiānfǔzhi Guó) in Chinese, which literally means "the country of heaven", or more often seen translated as "the Land of Abundance".

Landscape Highlights

JIUZHAI KOU (NINE STOCKADED GAP)
Noted by the UN as one of the greatest natural legacies in the world. Jiuzhaigou is located in the Nanping county of Aba province which lies 450 kilomiles away from Chengdu. With the total area of over 72,000 hectares, it is named as JiuZhaigou because there were 9 “Zang” (a Chinese clan) stockaded villages.
The tourist spot is divided into 5 scenic areas including Baojing Rock, Shuzheng, Rizi, Jian Rock,
Jiuzhai Kou
Chang Sea and ZhaYu. Most of the spots are found within the 3main Y-shaped gaps. Besides, there are more than 100 highland lakes scattered like a terraced field. The turquoise water is clear and fresh. In particular, Jiuzhaigou’s KeSiTe image, the magnificent waterfall and fountain are attractive sites that Jiuzhaigou is described as “kingdom of fairy tale”.

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E’MEI MOUNTAIN
Noted by the UN as one of the greatest legacies of ancient culture and natural landscape, Emei Mountain is situated 160 kilometers away from the southwest Chengdu. The mountain extends more than 200 kilometers and the epic reaches 3099 metres above the sea level. For tourists they can reach 3077m above the sea level. It was said that there is and old man called Old Pu in the 6th Wing Ping year of the King Ming in East Han Dynasty.
One day, he saw a magic deer so he followed it to the Golden Top. The deer disappeared suddenly. Old Pu asked BaoZhang, a monk, all about it. The monk told him that Puxian Buddha has changed into a deer. Since then, Old Pu beacame a monk and worshipped Pusa. In Emei Mountain its features are craggy, the cliffs are layered and the trees are a lush green-that is why there is a Chinese saying that "Emei is the most beautiful place in the world".

SanXing Dui Ancient City is the eldest and largest Shu ancient city found in China. In 1986, two enormous altars from the Shang dynasty, the top copper statue of the world—bronze human figures and a gold masks were found. SanXing Dui ancient city is a top attraction and is regarded as one of the biggest business cities of China.


To know more about Chengdu attractions, you may want to visit CHENGDUONLINE.

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Weather

Located in the sub-tropical climate zone swept by the moist monsoon, Chengdu attracts many for its lovely weather. With the average annual temperature of 15.2 to 16.6C, a total annual sunshine time of 1017 to 1345 hours, an annual frost-free period of 270 t0 340 days and an annual rainfall of 900 to 1300 mm, the city enjoys steady environment quality and salubrious air.

Emergency Contacts

Police Office 110
First Aid (Ambulance) 120
Fire Office 119
Yellow Page 114

 

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