Attractions

   The Temple of Marquis is a temple for commemorating Zhuge Liang, the Shu premier in the period of the Three Kingdoms. It is a prestigious memorial site for Zhuge Liang, Liu Bei, other heroes in the Shu kingdom, and also for the cultural relic’s museum for the Three Kingdoms. Expressing the theme combined with Confucius culture as well as military culture, it is renowned as the holy land of the Three Kingdoms both at home and abroad.

a1   Emei Mountain lies seven kilometers southwest of Emeishan City and is one of the four mountain ranges in China that Buddhists consider sacred. It was included in the UNESCO world heritage list in 1996. The mountain stretches more than 200 kilometers from south to north. Its main peak, Wanfo Top, is 3,099 meters above sea level. Since ancient times the Emei Mountain has been described as “Beauty Under Heaven”. Temples were built as early as the Eastern Han Dynasty (25-220) and Buddhism was introduced to the mountain during the Jin Dynasty. In the Ming and Qing dynasties there were more than 150 temples.

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The Dujiangyan Dam, 45km north of Chengdu, is an ancient technological wonder of the country. More than 2000 years ago, Li Bing (250-200BC),as a local governor of the Shu State, designed this water control and irrigation dam and organized thousands of local people to complete the project to check the Mingjiang River. For many years the river, flooded the Chengdu agricultural area and local farmers suffered a lot from the water disaster. Due to the success of the project, the dam automatically diverts the Mingjiang River and channels it into irrigation canals. For many years the dam has continued to make the most of the water conservancy works.

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Chengdu Giant Panda Breeding Research Base was established in 1987, is located in northern suburb of Chengdu axes Hill, 10 km away from the urban area, there is a wide road connected with the city panda, giant panda has become the launch rare and endangered wild animals such as ex situ conservation One of the main base.

Base in order to establish the initial rescue of six from the wild giant panda based, has succeeded in captive giant panda population to about 70. Valuable information on giant panda museum, exhibits rich, is to recognize giant panda, an excellent return to nature places. In addition to giant pandas, red pandas, black-necked cranes, white storks and white swans, black swans, geese, ducks and peacocks and other animals, is here to leisurely lives and breeds.  

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The Sichuan opera is an important part of Sichuan culture. Forming at the end of Ming Dynasty and the beginning of Qing Dynasty, it ingested tunes in different sites on the base of local light opera to create a kind of new style. The Sichuan opera combines vivid language, fine sense of humor, lively local color, intense vitality and extensive living base.

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