12 Sights in Chengdu, China (with Map and Images)
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1. People's ParkBook Ticket*
People's Park is an urban public park in central Chengdu, capital of Sichuan province, China. Built in 1911 as Shaocheng Park (少城公园), it is the first public park in the city. The Railway Protection Movement Monument in the park is designated a Major Historical and Cultural Site of China.
2. Wuhou TempleBook Ticket*
Chengdu Wuhou Temple, located in Wuhou Temple Street, South Gate, Chengdu City, Sichuan Province, is the only temple of Kings and ministers in China. It is composed of Wuhou Temple, Han Zhaolie Temple and Huiling. People used to collectively call the three temple as Wuhou Temple. Wuhou Temple in Chengdu was first built in 223 AD when Huiling (Liu Bei's mausoleum), in which Wuhou Temple (Zhuge Liang's special temple) was built before the Tang Dynasty, adjacent to the Han Zhaolei Temple which offered sacrifices to Liu Bei (Emperor of Han Zhaolei). In the early Ming Dynasty, the Wuhou Temple was rebuilt, forming the pattern of the emperor and the ancestral temple and the cemetery. Except for Huiling, the main building of the existing temple was rebuilt in the reign of Emperor Kangxi of the Qing Dynasty in 1672. The museum was established in 1984, and in 2008, it was rated as one of the first national first-class museums.
3. Tianfu SquareBook Ticket*
Tianfu Square is located in the center of Chengdu city, north of the square is Shudu Avenue (east-west road), east-west Renmin Road (north-south road) is the east Yu Street and West Yu Street (east-west road), covering an area of 88,368 square meters. The Tianfu Square Station, the interchange station of Chengdu Metro Line 1 and Line 2, is located here. Originally the seat of the imperial city of Chengdu, its form and status in Chengdu city and even Sichuan Province are similar to that of Tian'anmen Square in Beijing.
4. Qingyang Taoist Temple
Qingyang Palace is a Taoist temple in China, located at No.9, west second section of the first Ring Road, Qingyang District, Chengdu City, Sichuan Province, next to the Jinjiang River. It is known as the "first Taoist temple in western Sichuan" and "the first jungle in Southwest China". It is a famous cultural relic tourist attraction in China and the largest Taoist temple in southwest China. The cultural relics include: Doum Hall, Bagua Pavilion, bronze Qingyang, Wu Daozi paintings of Lu Zu, statues of Zhang Sanfeng and the edition of the Dao Collection in the palace. Chengdu's Qingyang District gets the name for it. On December 27,2002, it was announced as a cultural relic protection unit of Sichuan Province.
The Xinhai Qiubao Road Death Monument, located in the northwest of People's Park in Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China, is a brick and stone obelisk. The monument was built in 1913 as a memorial building built by the Sichuan-Han Railway Corporation to commemorate the martyrs who died in the Sichuan Road Protection Movement in 1911. The stele is 31.86 meters high and consists of four parts: the stele platform, the stele seat, the stele body and the top of the stele, of which the words "Xinhai Qiubao Road Death Monument" are written in different fonts on all four sides of the stele. After its completion, the monument underwent many repairs and was listed as a national key cultural relic protection unit in 1988.
6. Culture Park
Chengdu Cultural Park is a park in Qingyang District, Chengdu City, Sichuan Province, People's Republic of China, located at No.7, West Section 1 Ring Road, Caotang Street. It was expanded in 1959 on the basis of the Qingyang Palace and Erxian Nunnery. At first, it was named Qingyang Palace Garden and renamed Cultural Park in 1966. In 1982, the Qingyang Palace was separated from the Cultural Park. On November 5,1983, the children's park in the Cultural Park was opened to the public. The park will now hold an annual flower party and lantern fair.
7. Chuanwang Palace
Xinchang Chuan Palace, located on the banks of the Tiger Leaping River in Xinchang Town, Dayi County, Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China, was built in the Ming Dynasty, and the existing buildings were rebuilt in 1926, and is a temple building of the Sichuan Lord Faith in honor of the "King of Chuan" Li Bing. The Xinchangchuan Palace adopts the Bashu characteristic doudou building method, which is a precious example of modern wooden temple architecture in the western Sichuan region.
8. Jinsha Culture Relict Site
Jinsha is a Chinese archaeological site located in the Qingyang District of Chengdu, the capital of China's Sichuan Province. Along with Sanxingdui, the site is the first major discovery in China during the 21st century. It is listed on the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Tentative List and Major Sites Protected at the National Level. The Chinese Internet Information Centre ranked Jinsha 5th on the Top 10 Archaeological Discoveries in 2001.
9. Chairman Mao statue
The Mao Zedong Statue is a marble sculpture located in Tianfu Square, Chengdu, Sichuan, China. The monument stands 30 m (98.4 ft) tall and depicts Mao Zedong with an outstretched arm. Before 1967, the site was occupied by an ancient palace from the Shu Kingdom of ancient Sichuan. The palace was destroyed by Red Guards and the moat around it filled in to make an air raid shelter in 1967.
10. Jianchuan Museum Cluster
The Jianchuan Museum Cluster is located in Anren Town, Dayi County, Sichuan province, China, about one hour's drive from the provincial capital Chengdu. It consists of 26 museums which showcase China's largest private collection of artifacts amassed during the last 60–70 years.
11. Sichuan Science and Technology Museum
Sichuan Science and Technology Museum is a museum about science and technology in Sichuan. It was the Sichuan Provincial Exhibition Hall (SCPEH) until 2006. The museum includes airplanes, flying saucers, 3D movies, robots and interactive model rockets.
The Yongling Mausoleum, commonly known as the tomb of Wang Jian, is the burial place of Wang Jian (847–918), the founding emperor of Former Shu. It is located at 10 Yongling Road, Jinniu District, Chengdu, Sichuan, China.
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