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Chengdu is the capital of "Heavenly State" (Tian Fu Zhi Guo), habitat of giant pandas and city of cotton-rose hibiscus.

History of Chengdu

Chengdu the earliest settlement in Southwest China is a famous cultural city with a recorded history of more than 2,300 years, although there is evidence of human habitation there 3,700 – 4,500 years ago.

Historic and Scenic Spots
Jinli Street

Jinli Street, located to the east of the Wuhou Memorial Temple of Chengdu is particularly representative of this city.

· Mt. Qingcheng
· E’Mei Mountain
· Wuhou Memorial Temple (Wuhou Ci)
· Chengdu Panda Breeding and Research Center
· DuFu CaoTang
· Dujiangyan Irrigation Project of China
· Jiuzhaigou Valley Scenic and Historic Interest Area
· Sanxingdui (Three-Star Piles) Museum
· Wolong National Natural Reserve (Sichuan Giant Panda Sanctuaries)
Life in Chengdu
Old households and old teahouse in the old streets

The two old streets named Kuanxiangzi Street and Zhaixiangzi Street has become an important tourist destination for a lot of travelers from home and abroad.

· Arts and Entertainment
· Transportation
· Learn meditation techniques in Chengdu
· 10 Hot-Springs
· Snow-sites in Chengdu
· Chengdu Shopping
Special Products and Foods
Sichuan Cuisine

Sichuan cuisine has developed over the centuries. Its distinctive flavors entice people throughout China and recently in foreign countries.

· Chengdu Festivals
· Fu Qi Fei Pian (Braised Cow Lungs)
· Hui Guo Rou Pian (Twice cooked spicy pork slices)
· Gong Bao Ji Ding (Spicy diced chicken with peanuts)
· Ma Po's Bean Curd (Bean curd with mince and chili oil)
· Hotpot
Sima Xiangru

Sima Xiangru,a prominent essayist and poet in the Western Han Dynasty, is best known for his fu (rhapsody).

· Yang Xiong
· Fang Xiaoru - An Orthodox Confucian Scholar of the Ming dynasty
· Famous professor Song Yonghua
· Liu Yonghao

Largest Zhuang embroidery shines in Shanghai

Expo Anhui Week preparation into sprint period

Qinghai impresses Expo visitors

Key Words

Tea   West Lake   

Temple      Su Dongpo 


Fans   Embroidery

Garden     Fuzimiao

Zhonghua Gate

Nanjing Salted Duck

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