Sichuan Science and Technology Museum

Sichuan Science and Technology Museum

 

The Sichuan Science and Technology Museum (SCSTM) used to be the Sichuan Provincial Exhibition Hall (SCPEH)from 1960s onwards, till 2006, when the management of the SCPEH ran out of fund to run the hall. Hence, the SCPEH changed its name to the Sichuan Science and Technology Museum.

Located next to the Land of Abundance Square in the centre of the Chengdu City, the statue of Chairman Mao Zedong waving his hand at the people stands right in front of the museum. This has been a major landmark of Chengdu for many years.




Chengdu Nightlife

Chengdu Nightlife

The city has a wide choice of drinking and clubbing venues. The following listed below are just some of the local and expat favourites. Try to visit Jinli Street at night, the bars and cafés along this charming street provide you with a different atmosphere from that found in the city. If you seek something light after a long tiring day, Sichuan Opera and karaoke (KTV) are good alternatives.

Bar Street

Bar Street is close to the Fulan River, the street features over 30 street bars serving cheap beer and some western snacks.

The scene in the area is ...




Chengdu Panda – Meet Your Pambassadors!

Chengdu Panda – Meet Your Pambassadors!

Ashley Robertson has loved pandas her entire life. Since she was a little girl growing up in Alabama, it has been her dream to go to China and volunteer to help save the endangered panda population.

Robertson's childhood dream came true this month, as she won a contest that allowed her to become a panda caretaker at the Chengdu Panda Base in Sichuan Province, China.

The caretakers have been called "Pambassadors." Twenty-five-year-old Robertson cared for a 1-year-old giant panda named Qiqi [chee-chee]. The panda weighed just 77 grams (2.7 ounces) at birth. She was named Qiqi because the ...




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