Three attractions around Chengdu for summer travel
When you have your Chengdu tour, there are many natural tourism resources for you to see and experience.
Here are the three most recommended Chengdu summer attractions with beautiful scenery for you, these places are: Mount Qingchengshan; Dujiangyan Irrigation System and Huanglongxi Ancient Town.
I am sure you'll be interested in them as you are with the other Sichuan attractions such as the famous Giant Panda Base, the natural masterpiece of Jiuzhaigou National Park, the famous Mount Emei, etc. While during the hot summer, you may feel the heat of the sun, the best choice would be going to an attractions in summer to keep yourself cool and quiet.
The following three are the popular Chengdu summer attractions and definitely worth your visit.
Mount Qingcheng -- is one of the Sichuan attractions, which is also one of the birthplaces of Chinese Taoism.
When you visit Chengdu this place is about 68 km (about 42 mi) east of Chengdu or about one and a half hours' drive by bus.
With green and lush trees all year round, that's why it is called Mount "Qingcheng" (green city in Chinese).
Since the ancient times, Mount Qingcheng was boasted for its"quiet" feature and has a reputation of "the incomparable tranquility in the world". So whether from cultural or environmental aspect,Mount Qingcheng is worth to be considered as one of the best summer destinations in the list of Sichuan attractions.
Dujiangyan Irrigation System -- is a great and world-famous water projects in the long Chinese history. It has built in about 256 BC by the Shu governor Libing in the Qin State in order to prevent flood and to irrigate the farmland.
More than 2,000 years later, this great project still benefits to the people of Chengdu. It is this great irrigation system and Libing that contributed to today's Chengdu: "The Heavenly Kingdom".
Come to Dujiangyan in the summer, you can not only have a quiet and cool short day, but also see the marvelous view and understand some scientific basis of this great irrigation system which benefits thousands of generations.
Of course this is one of the Sichuan attraction, if you like, you can stay here for a few days to keep yourself away from the hot weather and noisy city.
Huanglongxi Ancient Town -- reputed as "The First Ancient Town In Chengdu", has a long history more than 1,700 years, many Chinese movies were filmed in this place.
Huanglongxi gets it's special favor by tourists not only because its picturesque scenery without the hustle and bustle of big city, but because of its winding stone ancient paths, the suspending wooden building, the tea house and traditional food on the street, the shrouded blue smoke, these together reflects a vivid picture of Sichuan folk scenery and tranquil life.
You not only can avoid the summer heat here but also can enjoy yourself naturally with peaceful life and quiet mind.
Above are the Sichuan attractions and the three places most recommend for the summer destinations for you when you visit Chengdu.
When you are in Chengdu and you are planning to stay for a few days in the summer, these are good summer attractions for you not only to avoid the heat but also know more about Chengdu's culture and history.
You will definitely gain a lot as well as be happy and pleased with yourself once get there.