Welcome to Chengdu, the provincial capital of Sichuan, where giant pandas delight tourists at the Chengdu Breeding Research Base. Though a modern city, Chengdu is where life happens in the back streets, with crowds waiting outside hot-pot restaurants, and tea houses abuzz with mahjong players and their noisy tile-shuffling game.
||16.04 million (2018)
||1 RMB = 10 jiao
||Chengdu Business (in Chinese and English)
West China City Daily (in Chinese)
China Daily (in Chinese, English and French)
||Most banks, malls and supermarkets are open from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM on weekdays, some supermarkets are open until 10:00 PM.
||Chengdu Tourism Bureau (Xinnanmen Center)
Phone: +86 28 8548 2323, +86 28 8548 2233
Chengdu Tourism Bureau (Chunxi Road)
Phone: +86 28 8672 1166
Opening hours: 9:00 AM - 8:30 PM