Things To Do In Chengdu In September – Visiting Chengdu In September & What to do!
Last Update: 21st November 2019
What Are The 10 Best Things To Do In Chengdu In September?
The weather is typically cooler in Chengdu in September with a little rain. Sometimes, the weather forecast is not that accurate. Thus, an umbrella can prevent you from the rain as well as strong sunshine during your stay in Chengdu. What are some of the best things to do in Chengdu in September? Follow us and take a glance.
Du Fu Cottage
If you understand Mandarin and love the classic Chinese culture, it is suggested to visit Du Fu Cottage. Du Fu (712 – 770) created some 100 poems at the cottage during the banishment to Chengdu. Some of the old buildings in the area are surrounded by green bamboos in September. Many visitors recommend that if you have a tour guide for your visit to the cottage, it will be more meaningful.
Chengdu People’s Park
The Chengdu People’s Park could be said to be the best spot to experience the local life in Chengdu. You not only could experience ear cleaning but also could try local tea at the Heming Tea House which is nearly 100 years old. In addition, you could follow the local elders to do square dancing as well. Or, you could just observe them playing Chinese chess.
Chengdu Panda Research Base
As a don’t-miss spot in Chengdu, Chengdu Panda Research Base features tens of giant pandas to visit. It is suggested that you visit the base as early as you can in case there is no good spot for photographing the cute animal. Hidden on the Axe Mountain, the base is a green home to giant pandas. You also could see lovely panda cubs enjoying sucking milk from the feeding-bottle.
Anren Ancient Town
Anren Ancient Town features the old buildings with a combination of the classic Chinese style in the Republic of China (1912 – 1949) and the Western style. You will be amazed at the situation of the perfect combination of the structures there. At the Liu’s Manor, the original furnishing is well-preserved. In addition, you will find exquisite sculptures in the manor. Also, the town is home to Jian Chuan Museum Cluster which tells us the hard-work of the Chinese people in modern times and some folklore in the feudal China.
The existing Wenshu Temple was rebuilt in 1697. All the buildings are wooden. More than 300 statues of Buddha among which there is a jade Buddha from Myanmar are well-preserved there. The tea house in the temple offers local Gaiwan Tea to have a try. In addition, you could appreciate the live show performed by the folk artist at the house.
Jinsha Archaeological Site
Jinsha Archaeological Site offers a great chance to those who have strong interests in the ancient culture of China. The layout of the cemetery and burial objects reflect the oldest burial culture in China. The objects excavated in the site, the music drama – Jinsha and the 4D movie – Dream Back to Jinsha will give you a clue on the social life during the Ancient Shu Kingdom (1045 BC – 360 BC).
Chunxi Pedestrian Street
If you have strong love in shopping, Chunxi Pedestrian Street is a must-visit spot to you. The street offers local handicrafts as well as international brands to choose from to meet your strong need for shopping. It also has a variety of delicious food to taste. The street attracts young people so that the beauties could be great photography materials for you as well.
Wuhouci Temple in Chengdu lets us have a few clue to the history of the Three Kingdoms (220 – 265 AD). The written materials on display tell the significant facts during that time. Tens of the statues of the important figures are worshiped in the temple as well. You could also get a little acquainted with the figures through temporary exhibitions there.
Dujiangyan Irrigation System
If you are very interested in the field of architecture with a long history, it is suggested that you explore Dujiangyan Irrigation System that was built between 265 BC and 251 BC. Although it has witnessed the development of Chengdu for long, it works well for now. The oldest rope bridge spanning over the Min River offers you a chance to keep close to experience the function of the system. In September, the mountains around the system are dotted with a variety of colors too.
Jinli Pedestrian Street
If you don’t want to experience the local life in different spots in Chengdu, you could discover Jinli Pedestrian Street. On the street, you could appreciate shadow play and Sichuan Opera at one of the tea houses. It offers hot spot and other local snacks to you to enjoy. The night views there are also stunning.