Chengdu Wuhou (Martial Marquis Wu) Temple is one of the most popular
historical and cultural relic in the country, initially built in 223AD, is a
sacred place of the Three Kingdoms.
There are five main buildings: the front gate, the interior gate, the Hall for Emperor Liu Bei (Emperor of Shu Kingdom), the Hall for Zhuge Liang (the predominant talented military advisor and strategist of Emperor Liu Bei), the Huiling Mausoleum (the mausoleum of Emperor Liu Bei).
Chengdu Jinli "Old" Street
At the east of the Wuhou Temple is the "the First Street of Shu Kingdom", the Jinli
"Old" Street, which is a combination of ancient traditional
architectural styles and modern life in Chengdu. It is a busy marketing trading
street about 2000 years ago in Qin Dynasty. And its renovation at the end of
In the traditional holidays / festivals such as the Lantern Festival, Dragon Boat Festival and Mid-Autumn Festival, various themed activities with specific folk characteristics are held at Jinli and attract a large number of visitors to take part.
It is a wonderful place for visitors to relax, and perhaps do a little shopping after visiting the Wuhou Temple.
You can enjoy:
teahouses, antique, porcelain, folk handicrafts such as clay figurines and paper cuts, Sichuan brocade, shadow play, puppet
etc. As well as to taste Sichuan local folk delicious food, the well-known snacks
in Sichuan: kung pao chicken , mapo tofu, dandan noodles etc.
Wuhou Tibetan Street
Tibetan Arts & Crafts Street Little Lasa (Tibetan Quarter)
Tibetan Arts & Crafts Street Little Lasa (Tibetan Quarter) at Wuhou ci cross
street, Wuhou ci hengjie, is home to Chengdu’s Tibetan population (as
a Tibetan "enclave" in Chegndu). This authentic Tibetan district shows the
lifestyle of Chengdu’s Tibetans and offers a chance to buy Tibetan crafts,
such as prayer wheels and thangkas, as well as an opportunity to sample
Tibetan food. There are main two streets: Ximianqiao Heng Jie and Wuhouci Heng Jie
(cross street). There collects lots of Tibetan Buddhist religious articles, statues, clothing, jewelery and pop music,
tibetan cowboy hats, Tibetan souvenirs. Some stores carry woolen clothing, scarves and bags that make for ideal gifts.
In the area living lots of Sichuan Tibetan people and lama (tibetan monks)
dressed in traditional red and yellow garments, some tibetan or lama owns
the tibetan shop with brightly coloured Tibetan art, clothing and artefacts,
Buddhist statues, traditional paintings, ethnic clothing and religious and
cultural trinkets are on sale.
Also you can taste the real yak milk tea and Tibetan food in Tibetan
restaurant. Tibetan dishes such pan fried yak meat and potato with Tibetan
bread are available. Yak seems to be a feature of Tibetan cuisine.