Chengdu is among the first batch of State Historic and Culture City and China's Best Tourist City. It has a heritage of over 3,000 years of history and beholds many well-preserved relics and spectacular sceneries and landscapes such as the Dujiangyan ancient flood protection and irrigation system, Wuhou Temple, Poet Dufu's Thatched Hut, Jinsha Ruins, Tomb of the King of Shu of Ming Dynasty, River-watching Tower, Qingyang Palace, etc..
The United Nations World Tourism Organization will have its 22nd congress in Chengdu in 2017.
Temperature in Chengdu in March: 9-16 degree centigrade.
Chengdu Giant Panda Breeding & Research Base (CGPBRB)
Chengdu Giant Panda Breeding & Research Base (CGPBRB) is one of the major research bases dedicated by the Chinese Government to the project of protecting the migrating zones of giant panda and other distinct wild animals and is a research institute well-known in China and even around the world dedicated to protecting the giant panda and other distinct wild animals which incorporates giant panda breeding, protection and education, educational tourism and panda culture.