Sichuan Province, located in southwest China, is one of the nation's largest and most inaccessible provinces. This province covers an area of 485,000 square kilometers (187,000 square miles) and boasts the largest population in China, with 87 million people. Detailed information about Sichuan Travel Guide
Chengdu City, the capital of Sichuan, is both the cultural and industrial center of the agricultural Chengdu Plain of southwest China. The history of Chengdu spans more than 2000 years and the city abounds with historical and cultural relics and is famed also for its satins and brocades.
The 'World Wonder' and 'Fairy Land on Earth' are names enjoyed by the Huanglong Scenic and Historic Interest Area, which is well known for its colorful lakes, snow clad mountains, valleys and virgin forest. It was included in the UNESCO world heritage list in 1992.
Jiuzhaigou is a deep valley of stunning natural beauty located in north Sichuan that covers about 620 square kilometers and was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1992. The name Jiuzhaigou refers to the 9 Tibetan villages that are situated here.
- Jiuzhai Valley (55)
In ancient times Leshan was known as Jiazhou and was reputed as the place 'Where there is the most beautiful landscape in all Sichuan, there is Jiazhou'. Nowadays Leshan is particularly well known as a city of key national tourist attractions due to its natural landscape and wealth of cultural relics.
If Zigong is China’s 'Capital of Salt', Zigong Salt Industry History Museum is then the beautiful microcosm of this salt capital. Besides, visitors can appreciate museum buildings of both royal architecture style of Ming (1368 - 1644 AD) and Qing (1644 - 1911 AD) dynasties and folk architecture style.