During the holiday, Chengdu received nearly 11.59 million domestic and international tourists, a 3.1-percent increase over the previous year, and accomplished a tourist revenue of about 10.55 billion yuan, 21.7 percent higher than that of a year earlier.
Agro-tourism and self-drive trip become more popular
Watching a Sichuan Opera show in the tea house inside the People's Park, exploring the Three Kingdoms culture in Wuhou Shrine Museum and enjoying rural environment and tasting rustic food in suburban Sansheng Village in the day time; taking a stroll and having authentic Sichuan food in the Wide and Narrow Alleys, and going shopping in the Sino-Ocean Taikoo Li Chengdu...This is Feng Yu's travel itinerary during the Golden Week. She is from Bejing and spent two and a half days in downtown Chengdu.
Recreational suburban trip and self-drive tour were popular during the 7-day holiday. An estimated 80 percent of domestic tourists from local and surrounding areas, Beijing, Chongqing and Shaanxi, Yunnan and Guizhou provinces made a self-drive or self-service tour in and around the city.
The wetland parks and ecological farms in the city’s suburbs saw a travel peak during the holiday. According to statistics from the Chengdu Municipal Tourism Bureau, some suburban agro-tourism farms including the Sansheng Village, Xingfu Meilin and Nongke Village witnessed a sharp rise in visitors.
As a well-known transportation hub and tourist city, Chengdu is famous for its extensive transportation system as it is the communication junction of Southwest China and the gateway to Tibet. Conveniently connected to over 100 domestic and international airports, Chengdu is accessible from and to almost all the major countries in the world.
Jul 24, 2014
Dujiangyan Irrigation System
Dujiangyan Irrigation System in the upper reaches of Minjiang River, some 60 km from downtown Chengdu, is a world-class tourist destination.
Nov 09, 2014
Chengdu Xiling Snow Mountains
Chengdu Xiling Snow Mountains are located in Dayi County. Dayi County, with the Xiling Snow Mountains, the skiing resort, spring water resort and a large community of museums, the county in western Chengdu has good reasons to become a popular tourist destination.
Nov 19, 2014
Major tourist attractions
Despite its vigorous drive towards modernization, Chengdu spares no efforts to retain its sense of tradition and ancient landscapes. As a rising economic, cultural and transportation center in western China, Chengdu is also a very important tourist destination, with many historical and scenic spots around the city. The city also serves a transit station to Tibet, and several world-class tourist destinations are conveniently located in neighboring areas, including Mount Emei and the Grand Buddha, Jiuzhaigou, Hailuogou, Siguniang Mountains (Four Maidens Mountains), the Sanxingdui Ruins and so on.
Jul 25, 2014
Wenhua Park (Cultural Park)
Wenhua Park is a favorite place for its quiet environs and vicinity to other tourist sites.
Dec 24, 2015
Two-day Tour of Chengdu Cuisine
A stimulating 2-day experience of local snacks, dishes and culinary culture around Chengdu.
Oct 21, 2014
Recommended Tourist Routes
Experience Fascinating Culture and Modern Life of Chengdu in the Incredible 72 Hours
Jul 09, 2014
"Girlfriend" of Harry Potter Visits Chengdu
At the invitation of the Tourism Department of Chengdu Municipality and Chengdu Culture & Development Group, Bonnie Wright, who played the role of Ginny Weasley in the "Harry Potter" movies, visited Chengdu and experienced the folklore of Western Sichuan on Sept. 24, 2014.
Oct 19, 2014
Welcome to Chengdu, City of Gastronomy
Chengdu ranked 1st on China’s most popular domestic travel destinations list and 70% travelers come to the city for its food, according to a travel report published by Mafengwo, a major tourist information website in China.
Jun 18, 2015
Tourist Souvenirs: Take Chengdu Home
Local specialty products and novelty gift items are very good choices for visitors.
Jul 16, 2015
Night Tour of Chengdu
Chengdu puts on another face at nightfall and switches into a completely different gear. The Chengdu skyline never looks quite as magnificent as when its millions of lights are contrasted against the dark night sky.