Things To Do In Chengdu In JanuaryVisiting Chengdu In January and What to do!

​​​​​​Last Update: 20th November 2019

What Are The 10 Best Things To Do In Chengdu In January?
Being the middle of winter, it is a little cold in Chengdu in January but normally with minimal rain. As an old historic and cultural city, Chengdu offers a variety of things to do in January as well.

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Chengdu Panda Research Base
The Chengdu Panda Research Base is one of the must-visit spots during your stay in Chengdu. The Panda Research Base is located approximately 10 kilometers away from the heart of Chengdu and covers an area of 100 hectares. It is set in green forests. The giant pandas and panda cubs always show their loveliness. They play with each other. The panda cubs are fed with feeding bottles filled with milk. It is suggested that you visit them between 10 am and 13:00 pm in January.

Kuanzhai Ancient Street
Lined with the old buildings in the Qing Dynasty (1644 – 1912), Kuanzhai Ancient Street offers well-preserved courtyards. Some of them are transformed into various restaurants, classical Chinese hotels and creative boutiques, etc. The brick cultural wall presents the changing society in Chengdu from the prehistoric age to the end Ming Dynasty (1368 – 1644) through the relies on it.

Jinsha Archaeological Site
If you are keen on archaeology, Jinsha Archaeological Site offers you a great chance to admire the old culture and rare and precious cultural relics. You could know some about the society in Chengdu some 3,000 years ago through the exhibits, such as jade, gold, bronze, stone wares and much more and the music drama – Jinsha.

Jian Chuan Museum Cluster
Located around 60 kilometers from Chengdu City, Jian Chuan Museum Cluster is a folk museum with the richest collections. The museums tell us some on the history of Anti-Japanese War, the Flying Tigers, the sculptures of the heroic men during the Anti-Japanese War, the traditional Chinese medicine and other folklore in Old China. Also, the exhibits at the museums on the 5•12 Wenchuan Earthquake will touch you.

Jinli Pedestrian Street
If you would like to experience the local life, you could explore Jinli Pedestrian Street which is one of the most popular streets among locals. On the street, you could find the most authentic local folklore, such as sugar painting, clay sculptures, traditional pinwheels, shadow play and the like.

Qingyang Temple
Acclaimed as the most popular Taoist temple in Chengdu, the existing Qingyang Temple was built in the Qing Dynasty while the original one which was destroyed in the Ming Dynasty was built in the Zhou Dynasty (1056 BC – 256 BC). Compared to the crowded Kuanzhai Ancient Street, it is very quiet with few visitors. The old buildings are stunning while the environment there is comfortable as well.

Sichuan Opera
Sichuan Opera also attracts the eyes of many visitors to Chengdu. It presents the old history and stories in Chengdu. You could enjoy the opera while trying the local tea. Shufeng Yayun Theater is very popular among locals and visitors. The host always introduces the operas being put on in Chinese and English.

Huang Long Xi
The old buildings in Huang Long Xi will take you back to time. The old town enjoys a good reputation among photographers. It has a long history of more than 1,700 years. A stream run through the town. In addition, you will find old battle fields there. If you are interested, you could try local food as well.

Dujiangyan Irrigation System
Declared as a World Heritage Site by the UNESCO in 2000, Dujiangyan Irrigation System is the oldest but still in use of its kind in the world. It was originally built between 256 BC and 251 BC. In addition, there lie Fulong Taoist Temple, Puzhao Temple, Yunv Peak, and other various types of views to enjoy.

Wuhouci Temple
Wuhouci Temple was originally built in 223 AD. In the temple, more than 50 sculptures of the main leaders in the Three Kingdoms (220 – 265 AD) are worshiped, including Zhuge Liang (181 – 234), and Liu Bei (161 – 223). The exhibits tell us some of the important historic fats during the period of time. Hui Mausoleum in the area is the everlasting sleeping place of Liu Bei and his two wives.



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