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Chengdu is one of the famous historical and cultural cities in China except for its picturesque scenery. Here is a list of top ten things to do in Chengdu.

Top 10 Things to do in Chengdu

1. Chengdu Panda Breeding and Research Center
Do you like lovely giant panda? If so, Chengdu Panda Breeding and Research Center is a good choice. They are found only in Sichuan, Shaanxi and Gansu provinces.

2. Dujiangyan Irrigation Project
In China, Chengdu is always praised as the Tian Fu Zhi Guo, which means 'Nature's Storehouse'. In fact, it is also the honour shared with Dujiangyan Irrigation Project.

3. Huanglong Scenic and Historic Interest Area
The travertine scenery in the interest area holds colorful ponds, beaches, lakes, springs, waterfalls, caves, etc. In additional, it is also famous its various kinds of animals.

4. Thatched Cottage of Du Fu
Thatched Cottage was built to commemorate Du Fu, a very famous poet in China. The Thatched Cottage of Du Fu stretches out its arms to welcome visitors from all over the world who love Du Fu.

5. Wolong National Natural Reserve
People from all nations are welcome to adopt pandas through naming them with an accompanying donation. Pandas are national treasures and also goodwill ambassadors.

6. Bang Bang Chicken
A cold meat dish which doesn’t scald the tongue with chilies, fagara, Bang Bang Chicken is not the favorite food if you prefer spicy, but it tastes very delicious too

7. Mapo Bean Curd
Mapo Bean Curd or Mapo Tofu is a widely popular Sichuan dish enjoyed by the whole China.
The hot, soft tofu served, swimming in minced beef or pork and Sichuan peppercorns.

8.  Gongpao Jiding
Gongpao Jiding is a world most popular Chinese dish, which is made from spiced chicken and peanuts, cucumber and chilies etc.

9.  Fish Flavored Shredded Pork
Actually, this dish doesn’t contain any fish, it contains thin stripped pork and sliced vegetables etc, and tastes sweet and tangy.

10.  Antiques and Handicrafts on Jinli Ancient Street
Jinli Ancient Street is one of the busiest commercial streets in Chengdu, and with numerous small stores scattered on both sides of this 350-meter street, it has Shu embroidery, lacquer products, folk handicrafts, old porcelain dishes, curios, or calligraphies and paintings to sell.