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One-day tour in Panda Base and downtown Chengdu

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Chengdu, Sichuan
Monday, January, 4, 2016
1 day
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Highlights:

  • Scenic spots: Panda Base, wide and narrow lanes, Wuhou Temple, Jinli street
  • Food: Sichuan local flavor, Sichuan hotpot
  • Culture: Sichuan opera party with history of hundreds years

Itinerary:

8:00:  in the morning, tourists start their trip from the hotel.

8:30: tourists arrive at Panda Base and visit for about 2 hours

Panda Base: Chengdu Panda Breeding and Research Base is a non-profit institution of research, breeding, protection, education and tour for engender animals. The base is located in Ax Mountain northern Chengdu, 10 KM from the downtown. There is a wide panda road connecting the base to the downtown. There are precious material and unique exhibits inside Panda Museum, which is a good place to know panda, to return nature, to go sightseeing and to entertain. Around the museum, there are lush bamboos, green trees, and fragrant flowers, singing birds, fresh air, natural scenery and man-made scenery. Bid pandas, little pandas, black-necked cranes and other rare animals are living there naturally. Inside the museum or on the grassland, pandas sometimes lie, sometimes sit, sometimes drink, sometimes play with each other, sometimes enter into the museum and sometimes go out of the museum. They all find their place to stay and this makes people feel satisfied.

10:30: tourists gather at the door of the scenic spot and go to wide and narrow lanes. 16.3 KM in total; 30 to 40 minutes needed.

11:00-12:00: visit the lanes about 1 hour

Wide and narrow lanes: wide lane of Gujie town is located in west end of Shudu Road in Chengdu, 500 M long in total. There is a unique and characteristic civil street with old Chengdu residence. After rebuilding, wide and narrow lanes will turn its only function of residence into a street with the core function of “culture, business and tourism”. There will an area used to display some missing or going-to-lose old art and culture, like Sichuan embroidery, brocade, bamboo and lacquer crafts. They also built some characteristic memorial museum, old-time gallery, calligraphy house, teahouse and opera house, and they invite some top artist and some cultural celebrities coming here to do art creation.

12:00 tourists go to taste local flavor in Chengdu, there are dozens of snacks which will make you feel no time to eat them all. (CNY 30 to 50 per person)

13:30 tourists go to Dufu shed for visit about 40 to 60 minutes.

Dufu shed: it is located at riverside of Huanhua stream, at west city gate of Chengdu, and is also the hometown of Dufu (Chinese Poet in Tang Dynasty) living in Chengdu. Dufu had lived here for about 4 years, and created over 240 poems.  The poet Weizhuang at the end of Tang Dynasty found and rebuilt the shed, so it was reserved. In Song Dynasty, Yuan Dynasty, Ming Dynasty and Qing Dynasty, this shed had been rebuilt and expanded.

14:30   tourists visit Wuhou Temple for about 60 minutes. They can feel the atmosphere of the poem “where can we find the temple of the Prime Minister Zhugeliang? In the poplar woods outside the city gate”, can experience the famous culture during the Three Kingdoms, and can also learn the legend life of Zhugeliang, who stuck to his job and made great contributions to his country.

Chengdu Wuhou Temple: it is located in Wuhou Temple Street, at the south city gate of Chengdu in Sichuan. It is the only monarch enshrined temple in China, combined by the enshrined temple of Liubei, Zhugeliang from Shu and Han state and Hui Tomb. It was originally established as Liubei’s mausoleum in AD 223. It has been going through many changes over 1000 years, adjacent to Han Zhaolie Temple and Hui Tomb. The whole Wuhou Temple faces south, and the main buildings are the front door, the second door, Hanzhaolie Temple, hall, and Wuhou Five Buildings. All these are all on the central line from south to north. Among all these buildings, Liubei Hall is the highest and the most splendid one. Behind the temple there are Sanyi Temple, Jieyi Hall and other buildings.

16:00   tourists go to visit Jinli old cultural street, next to Wuhou Temple in west Sichuan, for about 60 minutes (free activities, no guide). They can experience the lifestyle and living conditions there, see shadow play, eat man-figured sugar and local flavor, and learn the classical culture in old Chengdu.

Jinli:  it is the Chengdu version of Qingming Painting Scroll, is the spiritual station to feel romance, and is the charming block to experience Three Kingdoms Culture and Chengdu customs. It is said that Jinli was one of the oldest and the most commercial streets in west Sichuan in history, and it was well-known since Qin Dynasty, Han Dynasty and the period of Three Kingdoms. Today, Jinli is next to Wuhou Temple, with the spirit of Qin, Han and Three Kingdoms, with the building style of Ming and Qing Dynasty, with the content of customs in west Sichuan, which extends the development of Three Kingdoms Culture. On this street, you can see all the miniature of Chengdu: tea house, inn, pub house, local flavor, craftsmanship and native food. All these fully show the unique charms of Three Kingdoms Culture and Chengdu folklore. In Jinli, there is always a place catching your mind.

17:30   tourists finish their trip and return back hotel.