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Sanxingdui Ruins and Giant Pandas Private Day Tour from Chengdu
"Your guide will pick you up from hotel and escort to Giant Panda Breeding and Research Center just 10 km (6 miles) north of Chengdu where you can see lovely pandas eating and playing. You will have some great opportunities to take some memorable pictures of pandas here. In addition it is also a pleasant experience to walk through the wide bamboo garden at the center.A typical Chinese lunch will be arranged for you after your visit to the center.After lunch you will proceed to Sanxingdui Ruins a ruined city with a 3000-year old history. Walk down the big hall of the museum with thousands of pieces of invaluable relics such as bronze
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One-Day Private Country Biking and Panda Tour Around Qingcheng Mountain
"Biking Distance: 20km—30km/2-3 hours Our first destination is Dujiangyan city 60km away from Chengdu near where the world famous Dujiangyan Irrigation System was built over 2000 years ago. It still irrigates millions of acres of land around Chengdu Plain which in turn makes it one of the primary food bases in China hence why Sichuan is entitled “The Land of Abundance”. Instead of joining the visitors’ crowd to the irrigation project we will hop on bikes and cycle through the city to a mountain foot from where we will head towards Mt. Qingcheng. While biking from Dujiangyan to Mt. Qingcheng
From $125.00
Chengdu Highlights Private Day Tour of The Panda Breeding Center and Leshan Giant Buddha
"This private day tour starts at 8am the tour guide and driver will pick you up from the lobby of your hotel so you may get up early and finish your breakfast before 8am. You will then be driven to visit the Chengdu Research Center of Giant Panda Breeding which has been created to imitate the panda's natural habitat so that they might have the best possible env drive to Leshan to visit the Leshan Giant Buddha. Here you may take a boat to have a whole view of the Giant Buddha then walk into the park to see it up close (or choose one of these options). The Leshan Giant Buddha is a sitting stone statue of Maitreya the Qingyi River and the Dadu River. Measuring about 233-feet high this Buddha with a serious expression is the largest stone Buddha in the world and whose carving work took about 90 years. Facing the river the Buddha has a symmetrical posture and look which have been beautifully captured in its solemn stillness.At the end of the tour
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Giant Panda Museum - Chengdu

The French Priest Armand David first found the giant panda in Baoxing County, Sichuan Province in 1869. He took a panda fur back to Paris.Pandas used to be widely found in China , however now they can...
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Jan 09, 2012

Sichuan University Museum

Sichuan University Museum is a superb set of collections and themese housed in a non-descript building alongside the Jin river. It's just a few hundred metres from the River-Viewing Pavilion and its...
Oct 11, 2006

Jinsha Relics Museum - NOT OPEN YET

Contrary to what it says in a number of guidebooks and at a number of government websites and on official city maps (WHY DO THEY DO THIS!!!!!!!!), the Jinsha Relics are NOT open to the public. There...
Apr 04, 2011

Jinsha Museum

'Jinsha' (pronounced 'Ching-sha') in Mandarin means 'Golden Sand'. This is the place to go if you don't have the time to travel to Sanxingdui Museum or you don't want to spend as much (van hire to...
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Feb 19, 2010


The museum is a 2-hour drive each way. You have to hire a van and you can go there after visiting the pandas in the early morning. If you take a bus, it will be a 1-day trip.There are a number of...
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Feb 19, 2010

Jinsha Relic Museum, Chengdu's new attraction

We visited the jinsha Relic Museum on a dull, gloomy day, not expecting very much. But we were amply rewarded with a memorable tour of the relic site and the wonderful exhibition halls showing the...
Mar 09, 2008

Shanxindui museum

If you have time: do visit this marvelous museum. In 1986 archelogists found impressive artifacts of an early chinese civilisation. This is on the same level as the Egyptian and Maya culture. The...
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Aug 17, 2007

Interesting exhibits

There is a Chinese restaurant at the building next to the Chengdu Exhibition & Convention Centre which houses lots of traditional exhibits. You can have your meal there and enjoy the exhibits...
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Jun 29, 2003

The Sichuan Museum

The Sichuan Provincial Museum is the main museum of Sichuan, one of China's most important provinces. The museum is located in Chengdu, Sichuan's capital city, and houses a solid collection of...
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Jul 19, 2012

Sichuan Provincial Museum

The region's principal museum, this extensive institution houses more than 1,800 artifacts in two distinct categories. On the first floor, displays cover regional history from the Bronze Age to 1949....
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Sep 23, 2004

HISTORY. To see the...

HISTORY. To see the archaeology discoveries of a highly developed ancient town and kingdom in southwest China 3000 years ago, MUST visit The San Xing Dui (3-Star Pack) Museum .
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Sep 02, 2002

Historical Chengdu

There is a famous place underneath a fly-over in Chengdu which houses many historical items used in Chengdu. Unfortunately, I cannot remember the name of the place. It is definitely worth a visit. ...
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Jun 29, 2003
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Wenshu Temple

The Wenshu Monastery is a famous place to come and take tea. The whole complex features some nice gardens and some teahouses which seem to be built in the gardens so that people can relax and be...
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