Featured Activities in Chengdu
Traveling in a city must involves lots of experiences besides sightseeing in hot tourist attractions. Chengdu perfectly shows itself with multiple interesting aspects and pleases your mind and body in a local leisure way. Once try the featured activities recommended, your Chengdu tour will be funny enough, meaningful and unforgettable from other travel experience.
During your holiday in Chengdu, you can try many special local activities to better understand the culture and history of the city, and experience local relaxing lifestyle. Here are top recommended funny activities for your, including seeing the cute pandas, even baby pandas in the Panda Base, eat ing Hotpot and delicious Sichuan food, local snacks, enjoying tea time and slow walking in Jinli Street or other ancient towns, parks, finding the glorious city past in museums, capture dazzling night views in modern downtown area, quieting mind in sacred Buddhist temple, etc.
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No.1 Get Close to the Cute Panda
Chengdu, the hometown of Giant Pandas, is the best place to see the lovely creatures. While traveling in Chengdu, you will find there are lovely shops selling kinds of souvenirs about pandas around many tourist sites. And to see the real pandas, never miss the trip to Giant Panda Breeding Research Center, which is the world's only museum that focuses on the critically endangered giant pandas. You can get close to see the cute pandas. And for those super panda-lovers, they can also choose to take a few-day volunteer job in Bifengxia Panda Base or Dujiangyan Panda Base.
No.2: Taste Sichuan Cuisine
Sichuan Cuisine, one of China's four major culinary schools, is famous for its diversity in appearance and taste. Once you visit Chengdu, you will have the chance to taste the Chengdu Food such as the authentic Chengdu Hot Pot, Mapo Doufu and Gongbao Chicken. There is even a Sichuan Cuisine Museum in Chengdu and you can take cooking class there. Since many local snacks from other cities in Sichuan are gathered together in Chengdu, as well as more and more international restaurants are opened, Chengdu became the real paradise for gourmands.
No.3: Explore the History and Culture
Chengdu, the capital city of Sichuan Province, enjoys illustrious and time-honored history and culture. Being proud of the long history of over 2,300 years, Chengdu offers much to explore. The Jinsha Site Museum and Sanxingdui Museum showcase the mysterious culture of the ancient Shu state over 3,000 years ago. The kinds of relics displayed in Sichuan Museum tell you the rich culture of this area, including the ethnic culture of Tibetans, Yi, Qiang and Hui people.
No.4: Enjoy the Special Tea Culture
When we talk about Chengdu's culture, the first thing that pops up would be the Tea Culture. In Chengdu, tea drinking culture is seen as part of the daily lifestyle of the locals. This is comparable to the coffee culture in most of the western countries like the U.S. Tea houses are plentiful in the city, drinking tea and playing Mahjong is the way how locals relax. The most popular sites are Renmin Park, and Wenshu Temple, where you can have a cup of tea with the locals.
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