Chengdu

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Wenshu Monastery featuring a garden

Enjoy an abundance of beautiful parklands, visit ancient monuments, see rare giant pandas and try zingy local food at the Sichuan province’s exciting capital.

Chengdu is home to over 14 million people, but with its relaxed atmosphere, plenty of green space and the rich Chengdu Plain, the city is true to its nickname “The Land of Milk and Honey”. See endangered giant pandas, explore ancient religious sites, lose yourself in the bustle of the city and escape to Chengdu’s numerous parks.

Begin your day in Chengdu with a traditional breakfast of steamed buns and breakfast noodles. Set out to explore the city’s range of intriguing museums and ancient temples. Visit Sichuan Provincial Museum, Jinsha Site Museum and Jinli Ancient Street to understand the region’s history and flair. Wuhou, Wenshu and Qingyang temples offer a fascinating glimpse of this ancient city’s Buddhist and Taoist roots. Kids will enjoy the Happy Valley amusement park in Huanlegu and the water park in the New Century Global Centre, one of the largest buildings in the world.

Join the locals in enjoying Chengdu’s public spaces. Tianfu Square is located in the city centre above the metro hub and features a towering statue of Chairman Mao. See calligraphy writers painting with water on the pavement at People’s Park (Renmin Park). Enjoy a Sichuan tea from one of the park’s teahouses and join a game of mahjong. Huan Huaxi Park is a scenic location for tai chi.

Explore Greater Chengdu to find more parklands and historic areas. Visit the Chengdu Panda Breeding Research Base (Xiongmao Jidi) at the base of the Futou Mountain to see rare giant pandas. Learn about older China in Luodai Ancient Town and Jiezi Old Town.

Reach Chengdu by plane to Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport or by train from other major cities around China. Explore Chendgu with the city’s metro system, buses and taxis. Chengdu has a mild and humid climate. Visit in spring to experience the Lantern Festival in Tazishan Park. See the colourful Fire Dragon Festival of Huang Long Xi in the first weeks of the Chinese New Year.

Sheraton Chengdu Lido Hotel
Sheraton Chengdu Lido Hotel
4.5 out of 5
No. 15, Section 1, Ren Min Zhong Road, Chengdu, Sichuan
The price is RM294 per night from 31 Oct to 31 Oct
Located in Qingyang, this luxury hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Chengdu City Sports Center, Sichuan Museum of Science and Technology and Tianfu Square. ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (154 reviews)
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Reviewed on 5 Nov 2020

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JW Marriott Hotel Chengdu
JW Marriott Hotel Chengdu
5 out of 5
No. 19 Dongyu Street, Jinjiang District, Chengdu, Sichuan
The price is RM497 per night from 18 Oct to 18 Oct
Located in Chengdu City Centre, this luxury hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Taikoo Li and Tianfu Square. Wenshu Monastery and People's Park are also within 2 ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (121 reviews)
Excellent hotel
"Room is very spacious and the bathroom is amazing. Breakfast is good and the selection is very wide, so even if I had to stay for 5 nights, I still won't feel like just eating the same few dishes again. Excellent location, 5min walk to Tianfu Square and 10min walk to Chunxi Shopping Area. Room is ..."

Reviewed on 25 Nov 2019

JW Marriott Hotel Chengdu
Somerset Riverview Chengdu
Somerset Riverview Chengdu
4 out of 5
No 1 Section 3, Renmin South Road, Wuhou District, Chengdu, Sichuan
The price is RM297 per night from 20 Oct to 20 Oct
This family-friendly aparthotel is located in the city centre, within 1 mi (2 km) of Tianfu Square, Sichuan Museum of Science and Technology and Wuhou Memorial ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (227 reviews)
"Nice location and kind employees at the front."

Reviewed on 30 Nov 2019

Somerset Riverview Chengdu
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Citadines South Chengdu
Citadines South Chengdu
4 out of 5
No 88 Tianfu 3rd Street, Icon Genesis Plaza Tower 5, Hi-tech Indu, Chengdu, Sichuan
The price is RM275 per night from 28 Oct to 28 Oct
Located in Wuhou, this aparthotel is 3.1 mi (4.9 km) from New Century Global Center, and within 9 mi (15 km) of Sichuan University and Sichuan Normal University. ...
4.4/5 Excellent! (69 reviews)
"The property was located in a fantastic location. Easy to walk to shops. The staff were wonderful to talk too. Very froendlt and helpful. The accommodation was very spacious with good facilities."

Reviewed on 16 Oct 2019

Citadines South Chengdu
Somerset Riverview Chengdu
Somerset Riverview Chengdu
4 out of 5
No 1 Section 3, Renmin South Road, Wuhou District, Chengdu, Sichuan
The price is RM297 per night from 20 Oct to 20 Oct
This family-friendly aparthotel is located in the city centre, within 1 mi (2 km) of Tianfu Square, Sichuan Museum of Science and Technology and Wuhou Memorial ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (227 reviews)
"Nice location and kind employees at the front."

Reviewed on 30 Nov 2019

Somerset Riverview Chengdu
Ascott Raffles City Chengdu
Ascott Raffles City Chengdu
4.5 out of 5
No.3, Section 4, South Renmin Road, Wuhou District, Chengdu, Sichuan
The price is RM373 per night from 24 Oct to 24 Oct
Located in Wuhou, this luxury aparthotel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Chengdu United States Consulate, Sichuan University and Yulin Life Plaza. Wangjianglou Park ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (116 reviews)
Great Location
"The hotel is connected to a shopping mall which makes it very convenient for shopping and dining. The staff is friendly and the rooms are clean."

Reviewed on 28 May 2021

Ascott Raffles City Chengdu
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