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Kuan Zhai Alley (Kuan Zhai Xiang Zi) Tours

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Kuan Zhai Alley (Kuan Zhai Xiang Zi)
Located in Chengdu’s Qingyang district, the three parallel alleys of Kuan Zhai Alley (Kuan Zhai Xiang Zi) offer a lively mix of old and new, with renovated and restored buildings that date from the Qing dynasty. A popular shopping, dining, entertainment, and tourist destination, it’s also one of the city’s three historic conservation districts.
 
The Basics
Kuan Zhai Alley, which means wide and narrow lanes, comprises three parallel alleys: Kuan Alley, with its old courtyards and doors, traditional teahouses, and local restaurants; Zhai Alley, with a mix of Chinese and Western architectural styles, as well as coffee shops and western cuisine; and Jing Alley, the most modern of the alleys, full of entertainment options such as bars and clubs, as well as a 1,312-foot-long (400-meter) wall covering the history of Chengdu.
 
A  number of walking, bicycle, and sightseeing tours include a stop at Kuan Zhai Alley in addition to other popular Chengdu attractions, such as People’s Park, Wenshu Temple, or Qingyang Palace. Popular additions to a Chengdu city tour include a visit to the giant pandas or the Dujiangyan Irrigation System.

Things to Know Before You Go
  • Kuan Zhai Alley is a must-visit for foodies, shoppers, and architecture fans.
  • Wear comfortable shoes appropriate for the flagstone-paved streets.
  • Visit by day and by night to get the full experience.
  • Prices here are often higher than elsewhere in the city.

How to Get There
The alleys are easily accessible by Chengdu public transport. By metro, take Line 4 to Wide and Narrow Alley Station, or Line 2 to People’s Park Station, and walk along Changshun Upper Road. A number of buses also stop at the alley or nearby on Jinhe Road.
 
When to Get There
You can visit Kuan Zhai Alley at any time, though shops, restaurants, and businesses have different opening hours. Shops tend to close by 9pm, while restaurants and bars usually stay open later. Weekends are very busy, and the area is packed with locals and visitors alike.

History of Kuan Zhai Alley
In the Qing dynasty, when more than 1,000 soldiers returned from a war with Tibet, they settled in Chengdu in an area of 42 alleys. Today only the three alleys that make up Kuan Zhai Alley remain of that settlement. From 2003 to 2008, the area underwent renovation as part of a preservation and revitalization effort by the city.
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Chengdu Private Sightseeing Tour with Panda Breeding Center Visit

Chengdu Private Sightseeing Tour with Panda Breeding Center Visit

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Discover the cultural and historical highlights of Chengdu on an enriching full-day tour of the spectacular city. On this private tour, venture to the Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding to spend several hours observing adorable pandas, and then absorb the sacred ambience of the Zen Buddhist monastery during a leisurely lunch. Sip refreshing tea at a traditional teahouse in the picturesque park, and then meander through the narrow alleys of Kuan and Zhai Lane for dinner. Upgrade to immerse yourself in the melodious magic of the Sichuan opera.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$147.00
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All Inclusive Private Day Tour of Chengdu Old Streets including City Top Attractions

All Inclusive Private Day Tour of Chengdu Old Streets including City Top Attractions

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Stroll among the old shopping streets of Chengdu on a private tour and you’ll get a personalized look at the city’s different architectural styles. Visit Wenshufang Street, Jinli Street, and Kuanzhai Alley accompanied by your guide, and gain insights about  Wenshu Monastery along the way. Learn about Sichuan cuisine during lunch, and relax with private hotel transport.
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  • 6 hours 40 minutes to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$75.00
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1-Day Panda Breeding Center plus Chengdu City Tour

1-Day Panda Breeding Center plus Chengdu City Tour

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Gain an overview of the city of Chengdu on this guided tour of the city featuring its major historical and contemporary attractions. This tour is ideal for first-time visitors wanting to learn about the city’s ancient history and modern life from a knowledgeable and experienced guide, and includes a visit to the famous Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$189.00
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Private Bamboo Bicycle Tour in Chengdu

Private Bamboo Bicycle Tour in Chengdu

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Spend time outdoors and discover the highlights of Chengdu on this action-packed private bamboo bicycle tour. A bicycle tour will help you save time and cover more ground than a walking tour, and you won’t have to worry about getting lost as a guide will lead the way. Pedal past the Tibetan Quarter, the Jinjiang River, Sichuan University, Tianfu Square, People’s Park, Jinli Street, Wenshu Buddhist Temple, and much more.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$41.00
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US$41.00

Private Chengdu Half Day Bike Tour

Private Chengdu Half Day Bike Tour

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Enjoy an alternative sightseeing experience on a half-day bike tour of Chengdu, led by a knowledgeable local guide. Immerse yourself in the traditional culture of the city as you visit the favorite haunts of locals to see how they pursue daily leisure activities. Visit legendary landmarks like the Wenshu Temple and the Qingyang Palace and cycle between impressive monuments at a leisurely pace tailored to your ability. Gain fascinating insight into the rich heritage of Chengdu as you absorb its unique ambience on this energizing and enriching excursion.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
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US$67.00
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6-Hour Private Chengdu City Walking Tour with Tea Tasting

6-Hour Private Chengdu City Walking Tour with Tea Tasting

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Combine a traditional Chinese tea ceremony with a walking tour of Chengdu during this half-day private tour. During your walking tour, visit highlights such as Huanhuaxi Park, the Qingyang Gong monastery, and the banks of the Funan River. Entrance fees, snacks, and tea included. This private tour ensures a flexible itinerary and personal attention from your dedicated guide.
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  • 4 to 6 hours
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US$104.62
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Private Day Tour of Chengdu City Overivew

Private Day Tour of Chengdu City Overivew

See lovely furry Giant Panda at Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda, immerge in the local lifestyle at Renmin Park, stroll around Wide and Narrow Alleys to discover Chengdu culture, visit the only Post with the giant panda as its theme, and taste delicious lunch of Sichuan Cuisine, this private day tour brings you to have an overview of Chengdu.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
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US$182.06
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Private Chengdu City and Panda Tour

Private Chengdu City and Panda Tour

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This guided tour will first take you to the famous Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in the morning when the pandas are most active so that you can have a good opportunity to get up close and personal to Sichuan's most famous resident, the giant panda. Then you will visit the peaceful Wenshu Yuan Monastery where you will also have a vegetarian lunch and drink tea with the local people. To warp up the day, you will stroll down the popular Kuanzhai alleys and discover some of the city's best known snacks and food.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
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US$160.00
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3-Hour Chengdu Hotpot and Market Walking Tour

3-Hour Chengdu Hotpot and Market Walking Tour

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Discover Chengdu's cuisine and culture on a 3-hour walking tour. Explore the lanes and courtyards of the Wide and Narrow Alleys quarter, and sample local tea and snacks, plus some popular street foods. Visit a wet market to peruse the ingredients favored in Sichuan cuisine, and savor a traditional local hotpot before finishing with a glass of fruit wine. Four to five food stops, hotpot, plus unlimited beers and sodas included.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$61.54
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Private Half Day Chengdu Walking Tour including Teahouse and Street Food

Private Half Day Chengdu Walking Tour including Teahouse and Street Food

Immerse yourself in Chengdu’s laid-back lifestyle on this 6-hour walking tour and get an insight into local traditions and pastimes, from Chinese calligraphy to Tai Chi. Admire city landmarks like the Sichuan Art Gallery and Tianfu Square; browse the shops along Kuan-Zhai Lane and take a stroll through tranquil People’s Park. Join locals for tea at a typical Chengdu teahouse, relax with a massage (optional), and tuck into traditional street foods like wontons or dumplings.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
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US$53.00
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Everything Panda Private Day Tour in Chengdu

Everything Panda Private Day Tour in Chengdu

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Take a private full-day panda-themed tour from Chengdu. Based around China’s most famous animal, the tour begins with private transportation from your hotel to the Chengdu Research Base.  Enjoy complimentary admission and ample time to observe pandas in a protected environment. Go beyond the traditional panda stop and visit the functioning Panda Post Office. Then snap a photo at the largest panda sculpture in the world, before return to your hotel.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$182.06
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Private Chengdu Day Tour: Giant Pandas and Jinsha Site Museum

Private Chengdu Day Tour: Giant Pandas and Jinsha Site Museum

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Discover the highlights of Chengdu on a full-day private tour with an informative guide. Start with time to admire the pandas at the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding. Then explore the historic Wide and Narrow Alleys district (aka Kuan-Zhai Lane) which combines traditional Sichuan architecture with modern shops and cafes. Have time to purchase lunch at the restaurant of your choice, then visit the beautiful gardens and collections of the Jinsha Site Museum, home to a collection of artifacts from the 3000-year-old Shu kingdom.
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  • 8 hours
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US$167.00
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Chengdu Private Tour Of Giant Panda Breeding Research Base and City Highlights With Lunch

Chengdu Private Tour Of Giant Panda Breeding Research Base and City Highlights With Lunch

Visit the world-famous Chengdu Panda Research Base and some of Chengdu’s highlights on an 8-hour private tour. View the giant pandas at the parkland base and send a postcard post-marked with a panda stamp. After lunch, take a walking tour of Chengdu’s Renmin Park and the quaint Qing-dynasty lanes of the Wide and Narrow Alleys, recalling the city's traditional life and culture. Your tour includes entrance fees, plus central hotel pickup and drop-off.
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  • 8 hours
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US$145.48
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Chengdu Nightlife Private Tour

Chengdu Nightlife Private Tour

Traditionally, Chengdu has been a city of active, culturally involved people who are fond of music, art and theatre (specifically Sichuan Opera). But, the Sichuanese also have a long tradition of dining out, visiting tea houses and shopping at large, open-air markets. This nightlife tour gives insight into Sichuanese nightlife culture.
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  • 4 hours
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US$128.21
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1 day Chengdu City Highlights Mini Group tour

1 day Chengdu City Highlights Mini Group tour

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This tour will lead you to explore the authentic local lifestyle, history, and culture. You will follow the guide to step into this treasure city of China and get to know what do locals spend their day in the Renmin Park Chengdu.
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  • 9 hours
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US$101.53
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 Private Night Tour: Chengdu Illuminated with Hot Pot Dinner

Private Night Tour: Chengdu Illuminated with Hot Pot Dinner

Make your trip to Chengdu even more enchanting on an evening tour following by a hot pot dinner in the restaurant where the locals go. Get a peek at landmarks illuminated in glittering lights, such as Kuanzhai Alley, Jinli Street, Jiuyanqiao Bar Street, Taikooli Shopping Zone, Tianfu Square. Tours end with a personalized dinner at a Hot Pot restaurant where you can see how locals enjoy their food, life with their friends. This experience includes pick-up and drop-off at your central Chengdu hotel plus dinner.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$138.00
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Half Day Private Chengdu City Highlights Tour By Metro

Half Day Private Chengdu City Highlights Tour By Metro

On this 6 hours’ city Orientation tour, we will take you to experience the most popular highlights of the city, starting from exploring Chengdu's landmark-Kuanzhai Alleys, and then you’ll walk all the way to People’s Park to stroll around and enjoy the laid-back life like locals, to Wenshuyuan Monastery area to eat like a foodie, and to wind up your day by enjoying the light show in the city river on Anshun Bridge.
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  • 6 hours
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US$97.44
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Chengdu by Night Tour with Hot Pot Dinner and Sichuan Opera Face Changing Show

Chengdu by Night Tour with Hot Pot Dinner and Sichuan Opera Face Changing Show

Admire the landmarks illuminated in glittering light with hot pot dinner and amazing Sichuan Opera on this 4-hour Chengdu evening tour. Take a panoramic drive to see lit-up landmarks including the Tianfu Square, Taikooli Shopping Zone and more. And enjoy a traditional hot pot dinner at a local restaurant where you can observe how the locals eat, laugh, drink. Enjoy tea while enjoy amazing Sichuan Opera where you’ll see fire spitting, changing faces etc. Finally, soak in the views of the city illuminations from Jiuyanqiao Bridge. This experience includes pick-up and drop-off at your central Chengdu hotel plus dinner and show ticket.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
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US$168.00
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 Private 2-Day Chengdu Sightseeing Tour: City Highlights, Panda, Leshan Buddha

Private 2-Day Chengdu Sightseeing Tour: City Highlights, Panda, Leshan Buddha

There are so many things to see in Chengdu, and it can be hard for first-time visitors to know where to start. Take the guesswork out of the sightseeing process on this private 2-day tour of the city, which includes guided visits to must-see attractions like Leshan Giant Buddha, Wuhou Temple, Kuanzhai Alley, Wenshu Temple and the panda bears. This all-inclusive tour includes all entrance fees, lunch, transportation, and of course a private guide to provide information and take you through Chengdu. A choice of upgrading your tour option with VIP seating to a Mask Changing Show upon booking.
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  • 2 days
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US$378.00
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All Inclusive Chengdu Private Day Tour to Panda Breeding Base andCity Highlights

All Inclusive Chengdu Private Day Tour to Panda Breeding Base andCity Highlights

Join this private day tour from Chengdu to visit the city highlights and Chengdu Giant Panda Base. A private car and a knowledgeable local guide and customize the tour to your must- see locations. Your personal guide will help you design the perfect itinerary, see Chengdu highlights from historical sties and temples to gardens, parks, pandas and markets. Spend some leisure time at Chengdu Panda Base to see the Giant pandas including new born babies, teenagers and adult pandas. Learn about the different stages of panda’s life from infancy to adulthood. This private tour including English speaking tour guide, travel by private air-conditioned vehicle, entrance fee, boat ride, lunch and door-to-door hotel transfers.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
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US$178.00
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Your private Chengdu tour to Panda base and traditional cultural discovery

Your private Chengdu tour to Panda base and traditional cultural discovery

Let a private local guide point out highlights of Chengdu Learn about cutting-edge panda conservation efforts at the panda base Experience Wuhou Temple, Jinli Street and KuanZhai Alley Such as locals, stroll in the local park, and enjoy a tea at the park
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  • 6 to 8 hours
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US$161.03
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Traditional Chengdu Lifestyle Guided Day Tour including A Hot Pot Dinner

Traditional Chengdu Lifestyle Guided Day Tour including A Hot Pot Dinner

There’s more to Chengdu than just the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding. Check out the pandas and so much more on this fascinating door-to-door tour with private guide and driver. Tour the thriving indie galleries of Chengdu Eastern Memory, a converted factory; stroll among 100 species of bamboo at Wangjiang Tower Park; explore historic Kuanzhai Alley; and eat hot pot in a restaurant with a Cultural Revolution theme.
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  • 10 to 12 hours
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US$229.75
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1 Day Budget Chengdu Highlight guided Tour with Chengdu Giant Panda Base

1 Day Budget Chengdu Highlight guided Tour with Chengdu Giant Panda Base

Skip the expense of a private driver and zip around Chengdu on public transport with your personal guide on this time-saving city tour. Start at the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding. Then, check off downtown highlights, including Chunxi Road pedestrian shopping street, historic Kuanzhai Alley and Qintai Road, and Qingyang Palace (Green Ram Temple). Your day includes hotel pickup and a lunch of Chengdu-style wonton soup.
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  • 10 hours
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US$123.08
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US$123.08
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2-day Private Chengdu Classic Tour with Panda Base and Leshan Giant Buddha

2-day Private Chengdu Classic Tour with Panda Base and Leshan Giant Buddha

2-day private Chengdu tour includes the most of highlights of Chengdu city with Giant Panda Base where you will have a wonderful time with the lovely creatures in the charming park, a great harmony of natural beauty and man-made landscape. Sanxingdui Relics Museum tells you the story of Shu Kingdom about 3000 years ago. The largest stone-carving Buddha in Leshan is a spot you cannot miss in your Chengdu tour. The whole project was a challenge one for labors who worked in 1200 years ago. It took 90 years to be completed.
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  • 2 days
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US$256.62
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