Chengdu is the capital of Sichuan province. You can enjoy the ciy, Sichuanese opera, Panda and so on. And when you go to Jiuzhaigou, it is convenient to transfer here.
About the CityChengdu is one of the most important economic, transportation, and communication centers in Western China. According to the 2007 Public Appraisal for Best Chinese Cities for Investment, Chengdu was chosen as one of the top ten cities to invest in out of a total of 280 urban centers in China. It was recently named China's 4th-most livable city by China Daily.
It's also known as home of Giant Pandas. Bisides, Sichuanese opera is very famous entertainment as well.
Wu Hou Chi and JinLiChengdu Wuhou Temple was constructed in memory of Zhuge Liang, who was a well-known strategist and statesman during the Three Kingdoms Period. There are some statues of important people from Shu Han, such as Zhuge Liang, Liu Bei, Guan Yu and Zhang Fei.
Right next to Wu Hou Chi, there is a historical old street called JinLi, that has many traditional foods and souvenirs.
Zhuge Liang at Wu Hou Chi
Kuan Zhai Xiang ZiKuan Zhai Xiang Zi is also a traditional streets in Chengdu. In this area, there are some street performers you can see. Starbucks is even looking cool with Chinese aspect.
Chunxi RoadThis is the Downtown area of town most. So many young people hang out lively.
Kuan Zhai Xiang Zi
Retro Starbucks in Kuan Zhai Xiang Zi