is one of the better in China and there are four floors of well lite, air conditioned displays with decent English translations. Starting in the basement, enter the first room where dozens of stone carvings dating from the Han dynasty to the Tang are on display. The room next door has a moderately interesting display on the museum's history and numerous examples of ancient bronzes and stone age artifacts. The first floor is mostly artifacts from the Ming and Qing dynasty, including furniture, silk clothing, and an interesting display of leather puppets. The second floor has the perhaps the most engaging display: artifacts and daily use items from ethnic minority groups in China's southwest, including Tibetans, Miao, Yi, Qiang, Jianpo and Naxi. The third floor has a decent display of calligraphy scrolls, paintings, and ceramics. '''The museum is currently closed after the city changed the location of several universities. Plans are pending for a new museum to be built.''' * Commons:Category:Chengdu Wikipedia:Chengdu Dmoz:Regional Asia China Sichuan Chengdu
for local singing and musical talent. Expats might want to join the membership library or take kids to the children's morning story hours. Evenings, you might find a travel author reading from and signing books, poetry reading, or singing. Great place for to connect with others, catch up on some reading, or just relax. * Commons:Category:Chengdu Wikipedia:Chengdu Dmoz:Regional Asia China Sichuan Chengdu
by the CIA in 1989. It's less than half of the city's current size (as of 2012). thumb right Chunxi Road (File:The entrance of Chunxi street Chengdu.jpg) thumb right Tianfu Square (File:Tianfusquare.jpg) China's state council has designated Chengdu as the country's western center of logistics, commerce, finance, science and technology, as well as a hub of transportation and communication. It is also an important base for manufacturing and agriculture. According to the World Bank's 2007 survey report on global investment environments, Chengdu was declared a "a benchmark city for investment environment in inland China". Commons:Category:Chengdu Wikipedia:Chengdu Dmoz:Regional Asia China Sichuan Chengdu
1, 1993. Last accessed: April 12, 2008 * Sichuan Television Festival, Chengdu China: Golden Panda award, ''Beatrice Wood: Mama of Dada''; 1993. Note: First American documentary to win this award. Valdespino, Anne. ''Orange County Register'', "The life and art of an iconoclast's icon," Show Section-5, August 19, 1993. Cutting Edge: The ''Avant-Garde'' and Fashion. Ibid * National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
, peanut, or cow milk, or something else sweet will work much better than water to quell the fire. If you are used to the hottest of authentic Indian or Thai food, the level of spiciness in Sichuan food should be no problem at all. However, Sichuan food also makes heavy use of Sichuan pepper (花椒; huājiāo), which looks like but is not a true peppercorn, and causes your mouth to become somewhat numb. Sichuan pepper is added in most spicy dishes. If you can eat spicy food but do not like Sichuan pepper
content Supposedly opened by the Mapo herself in 1862. ''The'' place to eat Mapo Doufu, it does not get any more authentic than this. Spicy food eaters will love this, those who do not like spicy food should probably skip it altogether. * Commons:Category:Chengdu Wikipedia:Chengdu Dmoz:Regional Asia China Sichuan Chengdu
Bei was pleased and he sent Li Hui (Li Hui (Three Kingdoms)) to bring Ma Chao to Chengdu. Chen Shou. ''Records of Three Kingdoms'', Volume 43, Biography of Li Hui. Liu Zhang surrendered and Liu Bei occupied Yi Province. Liu Bei appointed Ma Chao as "General Who Pacifies the West" (平西將軍) and put him in charge of Linju, which befitted Ma Chao's previous title of "Marquis of Duting". Ma Chao was subsequently promoted to "General of the Left" (左將
, private rooms ¥80-240 checkin checkout content Previously managed by an experienced travelers couple (Singaporean husband and Japanese wife). Has a small garden and great atmosphere and look. Toilets are equipped with paper, there is a lockable security box at your bed, mosquito-coils adorn the rooms and corridors, the bar-restaurant provides guitars and cold beers, Western and Chinese food and so on. Staff is friendly, helpful, speaks English and are able to arrange tours. Free
quality Chengdu map available. There is internet access for ¥5 per hour at the bar. Free Wi-Fi access which works in most bedrooms. If you do not want to stay in the dorm, is advisable to make a reservation some days in advance. Transport can be arranged to pick up from the airport. * *
, the best selling female artist in Hong Kong. 2001:Kelly released her remix album ''Kelly BPM Dance Collection'' in March , which sold over 150,000 copies. She embarked on another world tour, the "Paisley Galaxy World Tour" (陳慧琳花花宇宙世界巡迴演唱會), which started out with one show in Singapore and two shows in Genting Highlands in Malaysia. (She broke the record of best-selling Hong Kong singers' concerts in Malaysia.) Kelly came to North America, where she performed concerts in Chicago
of Resistance World War II, the capital city of China was forced to move inland from Nanjing (Battle of Nanking) to Wuhan (Battle of Wuhan) in 1937 and from Wuhan to Chengdu, then from Chengdu to Chongqing in 1938, as the Kuomintang (KMT, Chinese Nationalist Party) government under Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek ultimately retreated to Sichuan to escape the invading Japanese forces. They brought with them into Sichuan business people, workers and academics, who founded many
also has a charming tea house that offers an insightful window of Chengdu life as it is frequented by locals who engage in games of chess, reading, knitting and just chatting with family and friends. The temple also has a delightful vegetarian restaurant with seats offering views over the gardens (NOTE - as of September 2012, the tea house and restaurant are closed for renovations). There are many shops around the temple. Entry fee is a steal at only 5 yuan. * Commons:Category:Chengdu Wikipedia:Chengdu Dmoz:Regional Asia China Sichuan Chengdu
pic Chengdu name (2).svg piccap "Chengdu", as written in Chinese picsize 125px c 成都 psp Chengtu p Chéngdū sic Cen 2 du 1 ( ) w Ch'eng-tu j sing 4 dou 1 wuu zen 平 tu 平 poj Sêng-to l Become Capital showflag psic '''Chengdu''', formerly romanized (Wade–Giles) as '''Chengtu''', is the provincial capital of Sichuan province (provinces of China) in Southwest China, Chengdu is one of the most important economic, finance, commerce, culture, transportation, and communication centers in Western China. Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport is one of the top 50 busiest airports in the world, and Chengdu Railway Station is one of the six biggest train stations in China. According to the 2007 Public Appraisal for Best Chinese Cities for Investment, Chengdu was chosen as one of the top ten cities to invest in out of a total of 280 urban centers in China.
The fertile Chengdu Plain, on which Chengdu is located, is also known as the "Country of Heaven" ( ), a phrase also often translated as "The Land of Abundance". The discovery of the Jinsha site (Jinsha (archaeological site)) suggests the area of Chengdu had become the center of the bronze age Sanxingdui culture around the time of the establishment of the state of Shu, prior to its annexation by Qin (Qin (state)) in 316 BC.