Chengdu, the capital of the Sichuan province in China can offer much more than “just” pandas. It has a history of more than 2000 years and is especially interesting if you want to explore the western part of the Middle Kingdom.

 

Transport

Directions for getting around Chengdu by subway, bus, taxi, foot and bike.

 

Food

You should be prepared for a lot of spice in the traditional Sichuan cuisine.

 

Nightlife

Some of the options to spend your night – in a western or in a Chinese style!

 

Shopping

Sometimes Taobao is not the same as going into a store – here are some inspirations where you could go to ease your consumer mind.

 

Consulates

A list of Consulates in Chengdu

 

Sightseeing

Chengdu offers many sights too, be sure to check them out!

 

Trips

Trips around Chengdu and China – some of our recommendations

 

Cost of living

How much can you expect to spend living in Chengdu? A random list of prices in Renminbi.