Chunxi Road in Chengdu
Attractions Overview: The most prosperous commercial street in Chengdu
Attraction Type: Street, Cultural
English Name: Chunxi Road in Chengdu
Best Time to Visit: All Year Round
Recommended Visiting Time: 2 Hours
Open Hours: All Day
Admission Fee: Free
Address in English: Jinjiang District, Chengdu
Address in Chinese: 成都市锦江区
Why is Chunxi Road So Special?
Chunxi Road is a pedestrian street at the center of Chengdu, and it is one of the most prosperous commercial pedestrian streets in Chengdu with various fashionable shopping malls, boutiques, restaurants, hotels, places for entertainment, and is a must see place in Chengdu. Chunxi Road is the most representative, historic, and busy commercial pedestrian street of the city. It is the favorite shopping area of many foreign tourists and local people.
Where is Chunxi Road?
Chunxi is located in the middle of Chengdu City, and the address of the road is Jinjiang District, Chengdu. The road lies about 6 km from Chengdu railway Station, and about 20 km from Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport.
How to Get to Chunxi Road?
Travel with China Dragon Tours (top recommended)
If you want to get rid of hustle of transportation and troublesome navigation, you can book a private tour package which covers visiting, dining and transfer from us. Our local tour guide and driver will escort you to Chunxi Road with speed and convenience, and take care of all the details. You just need to focus on travel.
For independent travelers you can
Take bus line 58, or 98, and get off at Chunxilu Beikou (Chunxi Road North Exit) station.
Take bus line 47, 48, 51, 55, 56, 56a, or 104, and get off at Chunxilu Nankou (Chunxi Road South Exit) station.
Take Line 2 or Line 3 and get off at Chunxi Road. Leave from exit C or D to find it.
Main Attractions in Chunxi Road
As the most famous commercial street in Chengdu, Chunxi Road is a paradise for shopping. It is full of various stores, from international high-end brands to cheap places where you can bargain. There are over 700 commercial sites on this road, including some large-sized stores, such as Wangfujing Department Store, Parskon Shopping Center, Isetan Shopping Mall and so on.
Traditional Chengdu Snacks
Walking on the wide street, you can see people queuing to taste delicious food in different restaurants, like Long Chaoshou (龙抄手), which is a “must taste” snack in Chengdu and the store on Chunxi Road is the headquarter. Zhong Dumplings (钟水饺) and Lai Tangyuan (赖汤圆, Rice Dumpling) are also very tasteful. Moreover, a series of western fast food restaurants and coffee shops, tea houses are plentiful here in Chunxi Road.
A Good Place for Rest
After renovation in 2001, Chunxi Road becomes much wider and the road is paved with granites and archaistic floor tiles. Equipped with outdoor pools, green belts and benches, Chunxi Road is a comfortable place for visitors to have a rest. Besides, Wangfujing Cinema and Youth Palace Cinema on the road provide a relaxing place for visitors.
Useful Travel Tips
- There are also many fast food on the road, such as McDonald’s, KFC, Pizza Hut, Haagen-Dazs, Bread Talk; cafés, tea houses, and so on.
- Take care of your valuables while shopping.
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