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  Chengdu Travel Guide: Chengdu Tour, Chengdu Hotel, City Map, Climate, China Trip Chengdu: Travel China Guide.com
Chengdu is the capital of "Heavenly State" (Tian Fu Zhi Guo), habitat of giant pandas and city of cotton-rose hibiscus.
Chengdu was the place where the bronze culture, an indispensable part of ancient Chinese culture, originated, the place where the Southern Silk Road started, and the place where the earliest paper currency, Jiaozi (not the dumpling!), was first printed.
Chengdu is also the main inland access city to Tibet.
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  Chengdu : Introduction | Frommers.com
Indeed, Chengdu's cuisine is irresistible and tea drinking is a custom that took hold here 1,300 years ago and never let go.
Chengdu is the gateway to scenic Jiuzhai Gou, the Buddhist mountains of Emei Shan and Le Shan, and one of the most important panda breeding centers.
And because Chengdu is one of the few cities with daily flights to Lhasa, many travelers come here to arrange transportation to Tibet.
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 Chengdu Hotels,Hotels in Chengdu:China Hotels.net
Chengdu,located in the west plains of Sichuan Basin,is the capital city of Sichuan province.It is a famous historical and cultural city in China,the important business,financial and scientific center of southwest area.It boasts of its tourism resources.
The five-star Jinjiang Hotel Chengdu, only 5km from the railway station and 17km from the airport, overlooking the Jinjiang River, is set amid landscaped gardens and provides an oasis of tranquility in the heart of the city.
Situated in the bustling town area of Chengdu at Daye Road, the hotel is only 5 minutes walk to the Chunxi Road and Tianfu Square.
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  Chengdu China : Chengdu Travel Information, Map, Hotel Guide and Picture   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Chengdu - As the capital city of Sichuan province of China, is a city with many faces.
Chengdu plays important role in terms of education and culture in China, which has no doubt been helped this modernization of this city.
Chengdu has a long history as a destination for learned poets and artists of China to gather and seek inspiration.
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Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan Province, lies in the hinterland of the Chengdu Plain, in central Sichuan.
By the end of 1999, the population of Chengdu had reached 10.036 million, of which 3.30 million were urban residents.
In the Tang Dynasty (618-907), Chengdu was reputed as the Yang (Yangzhou) first, yi (Chengdu) second; it had by then became the economic center just after Yangzhou.
www.chinaculture.org /gb/en_travel/2003-09/24/content_33704.htm   (353 words)

 Tales of Asia - Chengdu
To the north of Chengdu is Songpan with its famous horse treks, and north of Songpan is Jiuzhaigou National Park, staking legitimate claim to status as one of the world’s most scenic national parks.
Chengdu is flat, so walking around wasn’t much of a problem on my knee, but I still kept my walking down to a mile or two.
Though Chengdu was chilly by my southeast Asian standards, I spent the dinner hour hanging at the outside tables in the hotel's courtyard chatting with some other tourists and having my first (and last) dinner at their restaurant.
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 Discovering China: CityScape
Chengdu is famous most of all for Sichuan cuisine, most of which is spicy.
Since Deng Xiaoping announced that "to be rich is to be glorious" in 1980, Chengdu became one of the most prosperous, liberal, and fashionable cities in the region.
Chengdu is the home of Sichuan opera, which has a 200-year tradition, which features slapstick dress-ups, eyeglass-shattering songs, and occasional gymnastics.
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During the late Han dynasty (AD 22-220) Chengdu was renowned for its silk brocade weaving and thereby became known as the “City of Brocade”.
Chengdu’s layout is based on that of Beijing but it is greener and has a more traditional charm to it.
Northwest to the center of Chengdu lies the Tomb of Wangjian (wangjian mu), an emperor of the Shu kingdom.
www.marimari.com /content/china/popular_places/sichuan/chengdu/pg1.html   (744 words)

 Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda, Chengdu, Regent Tour China
The Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding is located in the northern suburb of Chengdu on Futou Hill.
The Chengdu Research Base and the Chengdu Zoo jointlyhouse 33% of the captive giant panda embryo transfer and genome resource banking for endangered species are focused on.
Mei Mei a female panda from Chengdu has been describes as a " supermom",because she gave birth to 11 cubs in nine litters of which seven cubs survived.
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 Chengdu Travel Guide - China City Guide - China Travel Information - China Tours
As the capital of Sichuan Province, Chengdu is the center of science, technology, trade, commerce and finance, as well as the hub of transportation and telecommunications in the southwest.
Chengdu is located in the middle of Sichuan Province in the west part of the Sichuan basin, between 102o54' -104o53' east longitude and between 30o05' -31o26' north latitude.
In the 1940s, Chengdu and neighboring Chongqing were first bases for the "Flying Tigers", a renowned group of American and Chinese fighter pilots who fought against the Japanese invaders during World War II, and the cities were later the final strongholds of the Chinese Nationalist Party.
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 overview   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Chengdu plain was turned into the Land of Abundance with temperate climate and fertile soil.
Through the history, Chengdu was a city densely covered by rivers and dotted with bridges, while trees grew in profusion and flowers bloomed all year around.
Chengdu was a leading city in paper making in the Sui Dynasty (581-618) and in the Tang Dynasty (618-907) and he hemp paper made in Chengdu was officially prescribed for decree writing and the Central library of China at that time.
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 CNTO - China National Tourist Office
Chengdu, located in the western Sichuan Plain, is the capital of Sichuan Province.
Chengdu, as early as 500,000 years, was a major transportation hub for telecommunications in southwestern China.
Chengdu has many places of interest and is famous for its traditional arts and crafts, ethnic folklore, and beautiful landscapes.
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 Chengdu tour|chengdu travel|Chengdu trip|Chengdu tour sight|
 Chengdu is the capital of Sichuan Province and an important industrial, commercial and financial city in Southwest China.
Chengdu is located in one of the country’s richest agricultural plains, and it has an area of 12,300 square km.
Because of this Chengdu Plain has turned into the land of abundance with a mild climate and fertile soil.
www.dreams-travel.com /english/travelguide/sichuan/chengdu.asp   (279 words)

 Chengdu travel guide - Wikitravel
Chengdu (成都 Chéngdū; [1]) is the capital of Sichuan Province in south-west China.
Chengdu is located in the fertile plains of western Sichuan province.
Chengdu airport is one of the main air hubs in China, ranked 5th in passenger volume.
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 Hotels in Chengdu
Chengdu, capital of the province of Sichuan, is an important business centre and known to leisure travelers as the home of the giant panda.
Chengdu, CH The Minshan hotel is a 4−star hotel, situated in the heart of Chengdu.
Chengdu, CH National Hotel was built at the end of 1950, a 3 star hotel welcoming international guests.
www.expedia.co.uk /daily/hotels/China/Chengdu.asp   (724 words)

 China - our school and city
Centrally located in the western Sichuan Plain, Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan Province, is renowned for its fertile land and agricultural wealth which have earned the city the nickname "Storehouse of Heaven".
Chengdu, a well-known city with a longstanding history and civilization, also named City of Brocade and City of Hibiscus, it comprises 5 districts, 12 counties with a total population of 8,873,000.
The Chengdu Panda Breeding Research Base was built to imitate the wild ecological environment of pandas.
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 Chengdu -- U.S. Commercial Service China
Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan Province, is the most important commercial center in West China.
Sichuan Province boasts one of the most diversified industrial bases in the country and Chengdu is a key manufacturing center for the electronics, machinery, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, metallurgy and food processing industries.
In 2003, the city of Chengdu had a GDP of RMB 187.08 billion ($22.6 billion), a 13% increase over 2002.
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 Chengdu, China  -  Travel Photos by Galen R Frysinger, Sheboygan, Wisconsin
Chengdu was the birthplace of the first widely used paper money in the world
In more recent times, Chengdu was the last city in mainland China to be held by the Kuomintang.
Chiang Kai-shek and his son Chiang Ching-kuo directed the defence of the city at Chengdu Central Military Academy, until December 10, 1949 when the People's Liberation Army took the city and the Nationalist Chinese government fled to Taiwan.
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 Chengdu Brief Information-China Highlights Travel
Chengdu was already the political, economic, and cultural centre of western Sichuan by 400 B.C. During the Five Dynasties Period (907-960), Meng Chang, a ruler of later Shu, had numerous hibiscus trees planted on the city wall, so the town eventually became known as the City of Hibiscus.
Chengdu, also known as the hibiscus city or the brocade city, has been a famous cultural centre with age-old colorful traditions of both religious and civil significance for the past 2,500 years in Chinese history.
Sichuan opera with the Chengdu brand as representative, is one of the principal genres of regional drama.
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 Chengdu Travel Information, Travel Guide to Chengdu China
Chengdu is depicted in a poem as "Chengdu Landscape, as if endowed by the Ninth Heaven, is shared in the creations of many a master artist.: A magnificent and modern provincial capital, Southeast of the Sichuan basin, Chengdu enjoys temperate climate and plentiful products.
Despite raging redevelopment, Chengdu has managed to preserve the atmosphere of China used to be some time in the past, in contrast to some other Chinese urban centres.
Wuhou Temple (Temple of Marquis Wu) in the southern suburbs of Chengdu is dedicated to the memory of both Liu Bei (161-223), Emperor of the Kingdom of Shu in the Three Kingdoms period (220-280), and Zhuge Liang (181-234), Prime Minister of the Kingdom...
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 Sichuan is hot and spicy; the food too!
From flashy restaurants in Chongqing and Chengdu, to riverside shacks under the gaze of the world's largest Buddha statue in Leshan and hilly rest-stops en-route to sacred Mount Emei, the food is consistently superb, satisfying all the senses.
The central square still sports an enormous white statue of Chairman Mao, and there is a delightful dowdiness about Chengdu that recalls the magic of old China: mobs of bikes on streets, bamboo thickets in parks and, everywhere you wander, what is rarely seen much anymore in the rest of the country, the traditional teahouse.
Chengdu's Longchao Shou restaurant turns the table on tradition, serving a massive selection of street snacks in a scrumptious set meal ($4 and up, depending on the number of dishes).
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 Jobs at Intel - China, Chengdu
Intel selected Chengdu for the new facility because of its strategic location, the quality of its educational system and the well-trained workforce in the region.
Chengdu, nicknamed the "Land of Abundance" for fertile lands and agricultural wealth, is the capital of Sichuan Province.
Chengdu is a beautiful city full of vigor and vitality.
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 Chengdu travel guide
Chengdu, a modern international city of more than ten million, has a long history dating back to 4500 BC, when the social and cultural exchange centre of the ancient Shu Kingdom was established.
This can be attributed a lot to the enviable, relaxed lifestyle enjoyed by locals and foreigners in a recreational and unhurried tourist city, surrounded by many rivers such as the Funan and the Sha.
Chengdu ’s food cultures are very famous at home and abroad.
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 Chengdu Sleeps: A guide to Budget Lodging in Chengdu / Sichuan
Chengdu is the perfect place to base youself.
To the west is Wolong (the panda research centre), DuJiangYan (known for its water works), and Kangding (another Tibetian area), to the south is Emei Mountian, and Leshan (that's where the giant Buddha is).
Chengdu is also a gateway to Tibet, and Yunnan.
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 Cheap flights to Chengdu with consolidators airfare
Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport in China is located in the Shuanxi Plain of Si Chuan province, about 16km southwest of the center of Chengdu City and is an important passenger aviation hub and cargo center for the southwestern region of the People's Republic of China.
Chengdu or Rong as the Chinese call the city is the capital of Sichuan Province and one of China's most important industrial towns, with a population of 9.4 million people and covering an area of 12,390 square kilometers.
The city of Chengdu is mountainous in the north-west area and consist out of plains in the south-east area with low hills in-between both.
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