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Things to Do in Chengdu for Families with Kids

If you want to have a relaxing and enjoyable family tour in China, Chengdu can be your best choice. The leisure lifestyle in Chengdu offers you a perfect chance to slow down your pace and enjoy every minute of your time together with your kids. There are lots of fun things to do in Chengdu for families with kids, not just for panda and hotpot. Read on to know more family-friendly activities if you don’t know what to do in Chengdu with kids.


 

1.Get Close to Giant Pandas

Pandas must be the most important reason for a family tour to Chengdu with kids, because no one could ever say no to the cute pandas with the irresistible charm. You can take your kids to Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding, which is the most popular panda base. Or you can go to Bifengxia Panda Base and Dujiangyan Panda Base.
 

It’s a wonderful experience to have a closer contact with baby pandas, you can join the giant panda volunteer program in Dujiangyan Panda Base with your kids to experience taking care of giant pandas. And it can be one of the best things to do in Chengdu for families with kids.


Pandas
Pandas




yesJoin Panda Volunteer Program in Dujiangyan Base


 

2.Relax in Renmin Park

Exploring Renmin Park with your kids is the best free thing to do in Chengdu. As one of the top attractions in Chengdu, Renmin Park has very good natural environment with trees and flowers around, it also has a fine atmosphere of humanism, as local people always do exercises and relax in the park.
 

You can either take your kids to walk around the park for a leisure time, take a boat to paddle around the lake, or enjoy a cup of tea in the teahouse inside the park like locals. Kids will definitely love the playground for children, it may be the highlight of Renmin Park.

Renmin Park
Renmin Park


 

3.Explore Chengdu History and Culture in Museums

Topics about Chengdu are not just panda and hotpot. Chengdu, as the birthplace of ancient Shu Civilization, has much more things for your family to explore. Having a discovery trip to Sanxingdui Museum will make your family tour in Chengdu with kids more educational and meaningful. There are thousands of precious historical and cultural relics in Sanxingdui Museum, including pottery, jade, bronze and gold ware. Go to Jinsha Ruins Museum to explore more if your kids are really interested in Chinese history and culture.


Sanxingdui Museum
Sanxingdui Museum


 

4.Seek for Delicious Local Snacks in Jinli Old Street

We believed that you might have read a lot of information about delicious food in Chengdu while making your Chengdu family tour plan. Regardless of Chengdu Hotpot, local snacks in Chengdu is prestigious in China. You may worry that you kids can’t stand the spicy and hot flavor, here in Jinli Old Street, both you and your kids will get great satisfaction from all kinds of delicious local snacks.
 

And kids will be really interested in the handmade caramel of Chinese Zodiac. Spin the wheel to get one of the zodiac signs, then the artist will draw a sugar painting of the zodiac sign you get, it’s very interesting for kids.
 

Jinli Old Street
Jinli Old Street


 

5.Buy Some Gifts for Kids in Kuan Zhai Alley

Wandering around Kuan Zhai Alley is one of the best fun things to do in Chengdu with kids. There are so many characteristic shops for you and also your kids to explore, no matter featured craft workshops or interesting gift shops with varieties of handmade souvenirs. Go to Panda House and Panda Post if your kids are fond of panda products, it’s a great chance to buy some gifts for your kids and keep it as one of the most unforgettable memories during your family tour in Chengdu.
 

Kuan Zhai Alley
Kuan Zhai Alley


 

6.Learn to Cook Sichuan Cuisine with Your Kids

Not satisfied with tasting Sichuan Cuisine only? You should consider going to Sichuan Cuisine Museum and learn to cook some authentic dishes of Sichuan for your family with your kids. Sichuan Cuisine Museum is the only theme museum in the world with food culture as its display content, which shows the most important cuisine culture in Sichuan area, including famous Sichuan Cuisine, local wine and tea.


You can experience the whole procedure of making Sichuan dishes, from cutting, heat controlling and ways for cooking different dishes. Don’t miss the perfect chance to have a gourmet tour in China.


 

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7.Enjoy Sichuan Opera with Your Kids

What to do in Chengdu with kids at night? What we strongly recommend is to watch a Sichuan Opera show with your kids, which is one of the must-do things to do in Chengdu. Usually you can watch Sichuan Opera in teahouses around Jinli Old Street, or you can go to Shu Feng Ya Yun Theater for a fantastic performance. Kids will absolutely love the fantastic performances of face-changing and fire-breathing.
 

Sichuan Opera
Sichuan Opera


 

Enjoy a Wonderful Family Tour in Chengdu with Your Kids

Never miss Chengdu if you are planning a family tour to China, because Chengdu will be the most impressive destination for your kids, and fun things to do in Chengdu for families with kids will give you a particular experience. See tours below for some good ideas.


 




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