Things To Do
Explore the largest mall in the world, the staggering New Century Global Center, which encompasses stores, restaurants, offices, an ice rink, an IMAX theatre, and a water park with an impressive artificial beach. Discover extensive shopping at Chunxi Road, which offers everything from huge department stores and supermarkets, to bustling market stalls, souvenir shops and food stands. Stroll through Kuan-Zhai Lane (China Lane), where examples of traditional Sichuan homes and teahouses can be found nestled amongst vibrant nightclubs, trendy cafes and chic clothing boutiques.
Visit the giant and red pandas at the Giant Panda Breeding and Research Base, just 18km north of the city center. Escape to the tranquility of Wenshu Temple – the largest monastery in Chengdu, or experience a fun afternoon of puppetry, music, fire breathing and face changing at the famous, century-old Shufeng Yayun Teahouse.