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Some secnic spots in Chengdu city !

A brief introduction about Jingli : A look at the street

The 350-metre-long Jinli Street enjoys a reputation as a historic town. At one end of the street is an imposing archway with "Jinli Street" carved on it.
Extending from a gatehouse decorated with two red lanterns, the slab stone-paved street stretches with ancient-style buildings lined on both sides. The grey bricks and crimson columns of these two and three-storey teahouses and antique shops are of classic beauty and primitive simplicity. Porcelain and folk handicrafts displayed in the shops are so dazzling; you can't tear yourself away from them.

 

Wenshu temple :

Initially built in the Tang Dynasty (618-907), Wenshu Monastery was once called Xinxiang Temple. In 1681, during the reign of Emperor Kangxi of the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), Cidu, an accomplished Buddhist monk, came to the monastery. He built a simple hut between two trees and for several years lived an ascetic life there. Legend has it when Cidu was being cremated; the statue of Wensu (Bodhisattva Manjusri in Sanskrit) appeared in the flames, staying for a long time. So people regarded Cidu as the reincarnation of the Bodhisattva Manjusri. Thereafter, Xinxiang Temple became Wenshu Monastery.

Cultural relics are the highlights of Wenshu Monastery. Since the Tang and Song dynasties, over 500 pieces of painting and calligraphy by celebrities have been stored here. In the Sutra-Preservation Pavilion, many famous handwriting exhibits, paintings, and artwork are restored. These precious works of art were created by renowned Chinese painters and calligraphers, including Zhang Daqian, Zheng Banqiao, and Feng Zikai. Of all the precious relics, a piece of the broken skull of Xuan Zhang, a renowned monk of the Tang Dynasty, is the rarest. Another treasure is a delicate jade Buddha statue brought from Burma to China in 1922 by Xing Lin, a Buddhist monk who walked the whole distance. In addition, the monastery houses some 300 Buddha statues of various materials including iron, bronze, stone, wood, and jade, some gloriously painted.

In addition to its cultural relics, Wenshu Monastery is famous for its exquisite garden and solemn halls. Tourists and locals can enjoy tea in the Tea House while listening to music by folk artists.

 Panda base:

Base of Giant Panda Museum was established in 1993, Giant Panda Museum, which is the only rare and endangered wild animals for the establishment of thematic museums. Has built a giant panda museum, a butterfly museum and the Museum of Vertebrate three independent but related exhibition hall, with a total area of nearly 4000 square meters. Inside the museum, on display all kinds of valuable information in Figure 800 pieces of photos, showing the main types of samples collected from Sichuan, more than 2140 kinds of physical, more than 12450 pieces; another collection of 10000 specimens, collection of thousands of types of literature books formed a human understanding of the giant panda research and protection of the theme of rescue and breeding breeding, exhibition, promotion and protection of natural biodiversity comprehensive museum.

KuanZha Alley :

Width alley is one of Chengdu has a long history of business cards, where you can touch history here left traces, but also to appreciate the Chengdu Let's original flavor of the mayonnaise leisure lifestyle, into the alley width, into the The most Chengdu, the world's oldest and most fashionable old Chengdu. Chengdu can be retained under the alley width, it is very rare, historical and cultural section, alley width from wide alley, and alleys of the three-shaft parallel with the old-fashioned street and the courtyard between the group charged component. Planning control area of 479 hectares, of which the core 108 acres of protected areas. The region is the three major historical and cultural city one of the protected areas, in the 1980s included "the protection of historical and cultural city of Chengdu planning." It is an old Chengdu "Millennium small city," 100 years of urban pattern and the pattern of the last really building remains, but also the north alley cultural and architectural style in the South, "Guben." Xuantong Period wide alley in the Qing Dynasty, the name is Xingren alley. It is said that here is embedded in the red flag of the Qing Jun, a wide alley in the Mongolian understand the Manchu people, the alley is the Mongolian, who, on the alley of origin, a statement refers to the Mongols in the grasslands on the Zhaqi Yurts between the channel. And to the Republic of years, against imperialism and feudalism in China a revolutionary atmosphere, called the Qing Dynasty, "Xingren alley" renamed as "wide alley." Now the wide alley is a replay of the elderly living in Chengdu, you in this alley in the Tour, to experience life into the old museum in Chengdu, Chengdu, the customs and feelings almost lost some of the old folk living in Chengdu scene. The courtyard of the goods on you can Gaiwan Cha, eat authentic Sichuan. We aroused a wide alley to the warm memories of the old Chengdu. 

Chunxi road 

Chunxi Road features: eat snacks, Street, take a look at beautiful women, you come to want to leave.
Chunxi Road is located in Chengdu city center, is a long history, bustling downtown business district, people from outside to Chengdu to if you do not wander Chunxi Road, is like not go to Beijing Wangfujing, as Nanjing Road in Shanghai is less than sorry. Chunxi Road is not only a fashion center in Chengdu, beautiful look to play, it is also gathered for the delicious snacks, Zhong dumplings, glutinous rice balls Lai, Beef and Beef Tendon, Korean dumplings, Long Chao Shou, there are streets of spicy barbecue and Chuanchuan Xiang , price index and index contrast is absolutely delicious in a real treat you the same time, does not worry about the rapid shrinking wallet. Chunxi Road has always been a place of traders, is the most representative of Chengdu, the most bustling commercial pedestrian street, almost all the popular elements together, eat, wear, use, play, nothing is there. More lively evening, Ambilight, popular transpiration, Chengdu crush often haunt here.