Things To Do In Chengdu In March – Visiting Chengdu In March & What to do!
Last Update: 20th November 2019
What Are The 10 Best Things To Do In Chengdu In March?
In Chengdu, it is getting a little warm in March. The city is always decorated with various types of colorful flowers in this month. You not only could explore the popular streets, such as Chunxi Pedestrian Street but also can enjoy stunning flowers views in Chengdu if you are interested during your stay in Chengdu in March. Let’s take a glance of the things to do in Chengdu in March.
Chengdu Panda Research Base
In March, Chengdu Panda Research Base is dotted with beautiful tulip, plum blossoms and daffodils. Giant pandas have fun climbing trees or playing with each other. Or they just enjoy bamboo shoots sitting on the ground. Their behaviors are interesting. In addition, the panda cubs always enjoy themselves there.
Chengdu People’s Park
March is the season when a variety of flowers are in blossom. People’s Park in Chengdu has amazing plum blossoms and azalea to admire. The park being the most popular in Chengdu, you will find lots of locals doing their own activities there. Some play Chinese chess, cards, or mahjong. Some walk their birds. And some just chat with a pot of tea in hand.
Stone Elephant Lake
Stone Elephant Lake Area is decorated with beautiful flowers from the end February to March. In March, the area offers great photography materials. Colorful tulips, daffodils and hyacinthus orientalis make the area more attractive. In addition, you could enjoy the cruise on the lake, which is recommended by those who visited the area.
Kuanzhai Ancient Street
Kuanzhai Ancient Street features a 400-meters-long culture wall presenting the history of Chengdu from the Ancient Shu Kingdom ( 1045 BC – 316 BC) to the end Ming Dynasty (1368 – 1644). The street also has old courtyards in the Qing Dynasty (1644 – 1912) to explore. Zhai Lane offers a variety of Western restaurants, cafes, bars and culture-themed stores to discover.
Jinli Pedestrian Street
Jinli Pedestrian Street is some 350 meters long. The buildings feature the style between the end Qing Dynasty. Some of the old houses are transformed into inns with red silk lanterns hung. It is a combination of local snacks, local handicrafts, Sichuan fugured satin and tea culture. In addition, you will find shadow plays and Sichuan opera show there.
Wuhouci Temple was built to commemorate the heroes in the Three Kingdoms (220 – 265 AD). The best-known persons during the period of time were Zhuge Liang (181 – 234) and Liu Bei (161 – 223). The exhibits show the history and stories happening between the heroes. The mausoleum of Liu Bei is also located in the area. More than 50 stone steles from the Tang Dynasty (618 – 907) introduce some of the significant historic facts.
Jinsha Archaeological Site
Jinsha Archaeological Site is appropriate to being explored around the year. Since its opening in 2007, it has attracted thousands of visitors at home and from abroad. Through the music drama – Jinsha, the digital show – Dream Back to Jinsha plus the precious exhibits, such as gold, jade, bronze, and stone wares in the museum, you may be touched at the ancient people some 2,200 years ago.
Sichuan Opera is a feast for eyes. It is a must-experience in Chengdu. Shufeng Yayun Theater is strongly recommended. In the theater, you not only could appreciate the old culture but also could enjoy local snacks at a wooden table. If you are lucky enough, you will be able to admire the classic Chinese music – Guzheng or flute.
Huang Long Xi
Huang Long Xi Old Town is well-known for old buildings, such as old stage, houses, and temples. A stream runs through the town, adding more vitality to the town. You can just walk around the town to explore local life and buildings. You also could appreciate Sichuan Opera at one of the old theaters there. It has a variety of local food to try as well.
Wenshu Temple was originally built in the Sui Dynasty (581 – 618). It is not popular among visitors that it is much quieter compared to other spots popular among tourists. The existing wooden buildings there feature the style in the Qing Dynasty. If you are lucky enough and you are interested, you will find the senior monks preaching the Buddhist sutras to the visitors.