A two-thousand-year history leaves Chengdu with numerous historical places of interest. Fertile lands and a favorable climate endow the city with picturesque surrounding scenic landscapes.
Bronze Goat Taoist Temple (Qing Yang Gong) is considered to be the oldest Taoist temple in the city. Legends about the origin of the palace can also be enjoyed here.
Chunxi Road, regarded as the city's busiest business street, is a center of fashion as well as a home of delicious snacks from all over the country.
Dinosaur Museum in Zigong, built on the Dashanpu Dinosaur Fossils Site, is one of the three biggest dinosaur site museums in the world.
Baoguang Temple, built in the Eastern Han Dynasty (25-220), is situated in Xindu to the north of the city.
Happy Valley, an amusement park with breathtaking sceneries, interesting explorations and exciting entertainment facilities.
Huanglong National Scenic Reserve owes its fame to the breathtaking charm of its innumerable ponds, rocks, waterfalls, snow-covered mountains, valleys, temples, and local customs.
Huanglongxi Ancient Town, with history of 1,700 years and well preserved buildings, is a place where travelers can explore Chinese old culture and custom.
Huanhua Stream Park, the largest urban forest park in the city.
Jinli Street once was one of the busiest commercial streets during the Shu Kingdom (221-263).
Jinsha Site Museum is a rare museum to protect, study and display the archaeological finds of Jinsha Site, which has a history of more than 3,000 years and was discovered by archaeologists in February 2001.
Luodai Ancient Town, 11 miles (18 km) east of the city, is the world's largest town of Hakka.
Wuhou Temple (Memorial Temple of Marquis Wu) was built in the 6th century in memory of the Emperor Liu Bei and the Prime Minister Zhuge Liang of the Shu Kingdom.
Mount Qingcheng is a Taoist mountain located about 20 kilometers southwest of Dujiangyan City. It is also a very attractive and intriguing scenic spot that is covered by luxuriant and verdant trees.
Wangjiang Pavalion Park is renowned for the River View Tower (Wang Jiang Lou), the Memorial Hall for a female poet Xue Tao, and varieties of bamboos.
Salt Museum in Zigong shows the achievements of China's ancient well salt industry and the tools for artesian well.
Sichuan Museum, the largest comprehensive museum in southwestern China, features 260,000 items in its historical collections and more than 60,000 relics.
Thatched Cottage of Du Fu was the residence of Du Fu, a famous poet of the Tang Dynasty (618-907). For three and a half years he lived in the cottage.
Tianfu Square is the largest city square in southwest China.
Wenshu Monastery is the best-preserved Buddhist temple in the city with hundreds of bronze, wooden and stone statues, and Buddhist relics.
Wide and Narrow Alley is a popular entertainment and nightlife block, with architecture renovated in traditional Chinese style.
Xiling Snow Mountain is a famous skiing resort and tourism site in Dayi County of Chengdu.
Yongling Mausoleum is the mausoleum of the Emperor Wang Jian of the Former Shu State in the Five Dynasties Period (907-960).