The panda is the Chinese people's beloved animal. It is a treasure of China, but now it is endangered. For their better protection, a Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding was set up in northern suburbs of Chengdu.
Sanxingdui (Three-Star Piles) is a cultural relic of the ancient Shu (Sichuan). It is an important archeological discovery which changed the people's understanding of ancient history and culture.
Wuhou Temple (Memorial Temple of Marquis Wu) is built to honor Zhuge Liang, the Minister of the King of Shu in the Three Kingdoms Period (220 - 280).