Jinli Ancient Street

Jinli, a busy trading street with a history stretching back to the Qin Dynasty (221-206BC) around two thousand years ago. Today, a bustling Jinli Ancient Street has been built on the site of the ancient lane in the southern part of Chengdu. It has become a tourist attraction, featuring aged buildings and folk customs from the area.

Jinli Old Street ChengduIt is said that Jinli was

 the oldest and most commercial atmosphere streets in the history of West Sichuan. It was known throughout the country as early as the Qin and Western Han dynasty (202 BC-9 AD). As Chengdu edition Qingming Riverside, "Jinli" is an inn to feel the spirit of romantic leisure and a charm neighborhood to experience Chengdu folk culture of the Three Kingdoms.

Now, Jinli covers an area of 30,000 square meters, of which construction area is 14,000 square meters and street length is 550 m, it is set cultural customs, tourism, shopping, leisure and entertainment in one.

Jinli Anceint Street in the evening

Jinli Ancient Street has concentrated the essence of Chengdu life. There are restaurants, pubs, restaurants, bars, stage, snacks, crafts, souvenirs, which shows unique charm of the Three Kingdom Period’s cultures and Sichuan folk customs. Visitors can experience particular cultural refreshment here. Showcased handcrafts, such as clay figurines and paper cuts, bring back vivid memories from childhood. You can also find Sichuan brocade at Jinli, a world-renowned silk product unique to the province. In the Museum of Sichuan Brocade, local girls in traditional wax-printed costumes skillfully demonstrate quilts made with the famous brocade to visitors.

Chengdu Jinli Ancient Street

In addition, the classic pieces of Sichuan opera are staged regularly. The most interesting performance for tourists is the shadow play.

When visit Jinli Ancient Street, you cannot miss the feast at Jinli where you will find all sorts of well-known snacks from all over Sichuan. You may have heard of kung pao chicken and mapo tofu, which are popular dishes in Sichuan cuisine, but there are more to try. And,Zhang Fei beef, named after a historical figure, is salted beef that can be eaten either cold or boiled.

The atmosphere of Jinli Ancient Street is intoxicating, and its charm is fascinating. With the perfect combination of local culture and business, Jinli Ancient Street has attracted thousands of tourists since its opening.

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