Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding

Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding, also commonly known as Chengdu Giant Panda Base. It is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Chengdu. Situated on the Axe Hill 10 kilometers north of Chengdu, this 600-acre research station and breeding ground has been in operation since in 1987, opened to the public in early in 1995. 80 plus pandas as well as other endangered species like lesser pandas and black-necked crane currently reside at the base in quarters.

There is also a semi-wild breeding area where China's animal ambassadors will be eventually be allowed to freely roam. A museum has detailed exhibits on panda evolution, habits, habitats and conservation efforts.It is the most ideal ecological tourism place for visitors all around world to get to know the appearance of giant pandas and to get around the wild nature. It was awarded "Global 500" twice by the UN in the year of 1989 and 1994.

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