Where is Chengdu Located?

Where is Chengdu locatedChengdu is the capital city of Sichuan Province in the west of China. Chengdu is located in the central southwest of China. Chengdu is also the hometown of Giant Pandas. The famous Chengdu Panda Base is a good place to see a group of pandas. Chengdu is an old city with more than 3,000 years of history. The population of Chengdu is about 11 million living in 12.3 thousand square kilometres place. Chengdu is a famous tourist city with rich culture and long history.


When to travel to Chengdu

Chengdu is located in the southwest of China. The best time to visit Chengdu is Spring time which can be from March to June. Autumn is also a good time to go to Chengdu, which is from September to November. The weather of these two seasons can be very comfortable and cool. Tourists can see beautiful landscapes and red leaves in Chengdu during the Autumn season. The west of Sichuan is a famous place for most photographers from all over the world.

What to see in Chengdu

Chengdu is rich in historical resources and natural landscapes. The most famous attractions of Chengdu are including the Panda Base, Wuhou Temple, Dujiangyan Irrigation System, Chunxi Road, Jinli Street and Jiuzhai Valley. If you are interested in the history of Sichuan and Chengdu, then the Sichuan Museum is also a good place to spend some time there.


What to eat in Chengdu

Chengdu is the most famous city for hot pot. There you can try the most traditional hot pots in China. Most of the foods in Chengdu and Sichuan Province are very spicy. Famous dishes are including Ma Po Tofu (Bean curd with mince and chili oil), Kung Pao Chicken (Spicy diced chicken with peanuts), Fish Flavored Shredded Pork, Twice Cooked Spicy Pork Slices. You can easily find a nice restaurant on Chengdu's streets.