Jinli was once one of the oldest and most commercial streets in the history of West Sichuan. It was famous all over the country during the Qin and Han Dynasties. At present, Jinli covers an area of more than 30,000 square meters, with a construction area of 14,000 square meters. The total length of the street is 550 meters. Taking western Sichuan folk houses in the late Ming and early qing dynasties as the outer coat, the culture of The Three Kingdoms and Chengdu folk customs as the connotation, it integrates tourism shopping, leisure and entertainment as a whole.
The Jinli Old Street is very similar to Kuanzhai Alley, it is very recommended to visit. It is a popular spot in Chengdu that should be included in your Chengdu itinerary, and it is part of the Chengdu Wuhou Temple Museum. At dusk, Jinli will light up and has a charm, which is very suitable for taking pictures. In Jinli, not to eat snacks is the biggest regret. The famous and delicious snacks include noodles, beef coke cake, sugar and oil fruit and so on. There is also a shop that sells fried stinky tofu and artichokes, which is also a famous snack in Sichuan.
A string of red lanterns, makes Jinli charming, and it is worthwhile to go shopping, tasting a variety of snacks, which are full of Chengdu flavor. As an ancient relic hidden in the center of Chengdu, the Jinli Ancient Street now seems to have restored the prosperity and bustling of the year. The architectural style of Chuanxi iss displayed here. Although it has been commercialized, in ancient times, the meaning of the existence of Jinli Old Street is also for economic trade.
Jinli, in addition to integrate the life feelings of Chengdu, it also shows the bright and long history, rich folk customs and honest folkway to the traveler. Walking through the Jinli Old Street, it is not only the opening of the ancient town tour, but also the cultural experience of the southwest Sichuan and Chongqing.