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.



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



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



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



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



A list of Consulates in Chengdu



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



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.