Chengdu People’s Park
Chengdu People’s Park is located on Shaocheng Road in the downtown of Chengdu city, Sichuan Province, China. It covers an area of 116,639 square meters. And the park is an integrated park of both cultural heritage as well as leisure and entertainment. The park was built in 1911. It has the famous attractions such as Jinshui Creek, Goldfish Island, Bonsai Garden and so on. Besides, the park belongs to one of the national key cultural relics protection units. At the same time, it is a national “AAAA” level tourist spot.
- Name: Chengdu People’s Park
- Location: Shaocheng Road, Chengdu
- Area Size: 112,639 square meters
- Opening Hours: 6：30—22：00(winter); 6：00—22：30(summer)
- Attraction Level: AAAA
- Entrance Fee: Free
- Famous Attractions: Goldfish Island ; Jinshui Creek ; Artificial Lake
- Recommend Travel Time: 1-2 Hours
Chengdu People’s Park’s previous name was Shaolin Park. Because its name related to the old city of Chengdu. In the past, Chengdu city had big city and small city. As early as 311 BC, Chengdu had the difference between big city and small city during Emperor Qin Huiwang’s rule.
1. Jinshui Creek
Jinshui Creek is at the foot of the Western Mountain in the People’s Park. The creek is as long as 355 meters and as wide as 6 meters. It is a transformation from the original Golden River. It was built in 1999 and completed in 2000. The bottom of the river has smooth pebbles. Meanwhile, streams consists of large and small cobbles.
2. Goldfish Island
In 2004, the park added the Goldfish Island. Namely, it is a place where people can watch different kinds of fishes. Even the citizens can do fishing there. The island has more than ten various kinds of fishes.
3. Artificial Lake
The whole lake is about 20 acres. On the bank, there grow the willow, hibiscus and begonia ect.
1. Chrysanthemum Exhibition
Chrysanthemum has a long history of cultivation. 2500 years ago, ancient books already recorded chrysanthemum. In addition to the high ornamental value, it is also of edible, drinkable and medicinal use.
The exhibition show a blend of chrysanthemum boutique more than 1,000 species and over20 million pots.
2. Lotus exhibition
The lotus show is a national lotus exhibition event. It gets sponsorship from the China Flowers Association and Chengdu Municipal People’s Government General Office.
How to Get There
- By bus: In the city center: Take bus 4、5、13、14、47、29、53、64、78、98
- By metro: Line 2