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[Travel Guide] [Sichuan]Chengdu Travel Guide2 [Copy link] 中文

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train
The main train station is the north of the city, not far away from Tibet Hotel. A train journey to Beijing takes between 26-32 hours. Travel time to Xian is about 16 hours. To Chongqing is only 2.45 hour with the fast train.
Since summer 2006 it is possible to go by train from Chengdu to Lhasa, Tibet. A ticket for a soft-sleeper cost around 1100 Yuan (USD140). Besides a China visa, you need a permit to visit Tibet. This permit can be purchased in Chengdu travel agencies.

bus
There are several bus stations in Chengdu.
From Xinnanmen Bus Station, No. 57, Linjiang Road depart buses to Jiuzhaigou, Leshan and Emeishan. Wugui Bridge Bus Station has buses to Chongqing. Chadianzi Bus Station has services to scenic spots in the west and north of Sichuan.

Teahouse / Wenshu Monastery
In Chengdu you can find many parks and tea houses. The Wenshu monastery is is the best-preserved Buddhist temple in Chengdu. It's in an old neighbourhood and has a nice relaxing garden with some ponds where you can drink a bowl of tea in the shadow of the trees.

The Dujiangyan Irrigation Project
Dujiangyan is a water conservation works, built around 256 BC, and about 55 kilometer from Chengdu. It's listed as a World Cultural Heritage by the UNESCO. The Anlan bridge is one of the attractions: 500 meter long and made from rope and wood, it hungs above the river.

Chengdu nightlife
- #Near the Tianfu Square is a large MGM disco.
- # Renmin Nanlu area
- # Renmin South Road
- # Versailles Palace (Segment S. Renmin Rd)
- # Century 2000 Disco Bar (7 Yihuan Road)
- #Shamrock Bar (Lingshiguan Road)
- # Rainbow Crowne Nightclub (Holiday Inn Crowne Plaza)

Art
- #Jincheng Art Palace
important shows, drama,film,musical,comedy
61, Renmin Dong Road. Bus 16, 4, 48
- #Sichuan Exhibition Hall of Fine Arts
2, Dongchenggen Shang Street
- # Jinjiang Theatre Sichuan Opera
54,Huaxing Zheng Street
- #Acrobatic Troupe
44 Dong Dingzi Street

Ski
Xiling Snow Mountain is a main ski resort in China. Distance is 120km from Chengdu. With the bus it takes 2.5 hours to get there.

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