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Jinli Ancient Street

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Overview
Jinli is a street in Chengdu, Sichuan, China. The street is about 550 meters long. It is a part of the Temple of Marquis, and the buildings are in the Qing Dynasty style. The theme is Three Kingdoms Culture, a traditional folk custom. There are many bars, inns, snack stores and souvenir shops.

One of the most well known and trafficked tourist areas in Chengdu, Jinli is an “ancient” pedestrian street housing dozens of food and gift vendors along an ever-expanding network of alleys. Located directly next to the Wuhou Temple and just down the street from Chengdu’s Tibetan Quarter, it is a beautiful place to visit after dusk, as the area is illuminated by traditional Chinese lanterns which lend a romantic atmosphere to wooden buildings which line Jinli’s alleys.

Features
Jinli has been renovated in recent years and is larger than ever before, allowing great freedom of movement for the large crowds that visit on weekends. There’s a bridge that passes over a pond with thousands of goldfish as well as a Sichuan opera theatre which has daily performances. By most accounts, the best time to visit Jinli is dusk, after dinner. Don’t forget to bring your camera.

Jinli is particularly famous for its traditional Sichuanese snacks. There is an area dedicated just to snacks, where you will see dozens of vendors preparing and displaying an impressive variety of noodles and finger food to snack on. Shadow puppet performance and other traditional Chinese arts also make an appearance, and this tends to be an excellent places to procure local gifts.

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History & Background
The street was renovated in 2004. 

In 2005, Jinli was named as “National Top Ten City Commercial Pedestrian Street”. 

In 2006, Jinli was named as “National Demonstration Base Of The Cultural Industry” by the Ministry of Culture. 

There are approximately 18,000,000 visitors a year. Especially in Spring Festival, more people come to visit "Big Temple Fair".

What to see in Jinli Ancient Street
Folk Custom
There are a lot of traditional art performances in Jinli ancient street, which we call "intangible cultural heritage". Various folk artists perform their "unique skills" here, such as embroidery, bamboo weaving, lantern show, sugar blowing, clay sculpture and Eggshell Carving.

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Night Drink
Sitting at this semi open wine table in the suitable weather, next to the stream of people, holding a beer, you can realize how charming the night in Jinli is. There are all kinds of pubs here, Chinese style, European style, you can always find your favorite.

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Informaton
Address: Located on Wuhou Ci Street No.231
Opening Hours: From morning until late at night
Admission Fee: Free
How to get there: Take Bus 1, 57, 82, 334, 335 or 1126, and get off at Wu Hou Ci (Wuhou Temple) Station and walk to Jinli Ancient Street.

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Mosted Asked Questions about Jinli Ancient Street

Where is Jinli Old Street and How to get there?

Jinli is located within the first ring road in the center of Chengdu. It is in the middle of Wuhouci street in Chengdu. It is adjacent to Jinjiang in the north and rainbow bridge in the East. It is only separated from the famous Wuhou Temple by bus No.1, No.57, No.304, No.306 and No.335.

What to see at Jinli Old Street?

Jinli was restored by Chengdu Wuhou Temple Museum, with a total length of 550 meters. Now it is a famous Pedestrian Commercial Street in Chengdu. It is an antique building in the architectural style of the late Qing Dynasty and the early Republic of China, with the Three Kingdoms culture and Sichuan traditional folk culture as the main content. The old street mainly includes bar entertainment area, Sichuan famous food and beverage area, Mansion Inn area, and characteristic tourist handicraft exhibition area. In this street, the essence of Chengdu life is condensed: teahouses, taverns, restaurants, bars, theatrical stands, snacks, handicrafts and local specialties.

What we can eat in Jinli Old Street?

Jinli Old Street is such a paradise for the visitors to enjoy tasty and delicious foods. There is a variety of snacks and food with authentic taste in affordable prices at Jinli. There are many snacks such as fried sugar ball, buckwheat noodle, yellow fermented glutinous rice, Sandapao, coke cake, beef coke cake, and so on.

Could you give us some tips before we visit Jinli Old Street?

Address: 231 Wuhou Hall Street, to the east of Wuhou Temple Hall, Chengdu
Opening Hours: Open 7 days a week from morning until late at night.
Entrance Fee: There is no entrance fee for the Jinli Street.


Is there any attractions near the Jinli Old Street?

Around Jinli there are many famous tourist attractions which not far away from the street.

Wuhou Memorial Temple: Wuhou Temple is located in the southwest of downtown Chengdu Dedicated to Zhuge Liang an excellent politician, militarist, diplomat and astronomer. The front and seond gate, Temple of Liu Bei, Sanyi Temple are worth visiting.

Chengdu Panda Breeding Center: Where you can witness the beauty of giant and babies pandas in this Breeding center.

Liu Bei’s Tomb: Located in the west side of Wuhou Temple are worth visiting.

Shu Feng Ya Yun Sichuan Opera: Classical and historical Chinese plays are performed in the Sichuan Opera which represents the Chinese culture, trends and customs.

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