Traditionally, Chengdu has been a city of active, culturally involved people who are fond of music, art and theatre (specifically Sichuan Opera). But, the Sichuanese also have a long tradition of dining out, visiting tea houses and shopping at large, open-air markets. This nightlife tour gives insight into Sichuanese nightlife culture.
5:00 pm Tour starts
Wide and Narrow Alleys
Jiuyanqiao Bar Street
9:00 pm Tour ends
Meet your guide at the lobby of your hotel in Chengdu city centre to start this tour.
First you will visit an area known as the Wide and Narrow Alleys. This as indicated in the name, includes a network of wide and narrow alleys, which all link up. During a visit to the alleys, visitors can experience the relaxed nightlife in Chengdu with boutique hotels, characteristic local snacks and cuisines, traditional teahouses, distinctive inns and relaxing spas.
Then you’ll experience the Sichuan Opera at a tea house. Sichuan Opera is a local form of performing arts packed with wit, humor, lively dialogues, dancing, acting, puppetry and music.
Then you will visit Jiuyanqiao Bar Street. This name is taken from the bridge around which all the bars and pubs are scattered. This means “nine-eye bridge” (nine-arch bridge). All the bars and pubs are dotted along the banks by the Jiuyanqiao Bridge, your guide will be able to make some recommendations.
Then you can continue the night on your own or we can take you back to your hotel at Chengdu city center.
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