Jinli Ancient Street
5:00-23:00, lighting time 20:00 (Local time)
Jinli Ancient Street is a well-known pedestrian commercial street in Chengdu. It consists of large antique buildings with architectural styles of the late Qing Dynasty, and has a large number of bars and restaurants. The famous Wuhou Temple is another well known attraction nearby. People generally visit Wuhou Temple before coming over to Jinli Ancient Street. Both sides of the street sell small ornaments with local characteristics and many old Chengdu craftmen can be seen busy blowing sugar paintings and dough figurines. The huge variety of food available on site can make you drool too - Zhang Fei beef, beancurd pudding, beef pancake, bobo chicken etc. Each of them has its own unique flavor so please go there with an empty stomach! The street also comes alive at night as red lanterns light up and visitors fill the bars and teahouses.You can fill your tummies with street food and head to the bars or teahouses after that for some alcohol or tea depending on your preferences.