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Chengdu's Local Life & Tea Culture

Join the locals as they gather in the People's Park to play cards and drink in lively teahouses.

Wenshu Monastery

Admire the statues, paintings and Qing architecture of this atmospheric Zen Buddha temple in the heart of the city.

Panda Research Base

Get up close to adorable Giant Pandas and their young cubs at this specialist research base, close to Chengdu.

Dujiangyan Irrigation System

A marvel of ancient Chinese engineering and still the lifeblood of farmland and cities in the province.

Leshan Giant Buddha

Marvel at the immense features of this 71m high Buddha, carved out of the cliff-face 1,200 years ago.