Living in Chengdu
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Who's Chengdu for?
The capital of Sichuan province, Chengdu is for any English teacher that enjoys the outdoors. There is a lot to see in Chengdu, and the best way to see it all is on foot. With a mix of western influence, floral decorations and river systems, be sure to bring your camera with you too to get some fantastic contrasting photos.
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The Sights of Chengdu
Western-influenced and a relaxing culture have made Chengdu a city of greenery. There are many parks to visit across the city, and a lot of spicy food to enjoy too. Use the city’s public buses or well-developed metro system to navigate around the city from one destination to another.
Visit the giant panda breeding conversation facility to not only see traditional pandas. See red pandas, flamingos and mandarin ducks on the lake.
Leshan's Giant Buddha
Take a short train journey to the outskirts of Chengdu to view the tallest buddha in the world at 71 metres high.
Elephant Stone Lake
A 90-minute bus journey outside of the city centre, enjoy this beautiful lake that offers acres of bright flowers, tea plantations and a beautiful temple at the end of your walk.
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If you’re a lover of spicy food, Chengdu is the city to visit. To experience the spiciest food in Chengdu, try the local hotpot.
Chengdu is viewed as one of the most laid-back cities in China, and as a result of this has a lot of green spaces.
The city has a large nightlife scene with western influenced clubs dotted across the city.
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