- Memorial Temple，Kuan Alley、Taikoo Li,Tianfu Square
City Name: CHONGQING
Direction from City Center to Hotel: East
Delve into China's literary past at the Thatched Cottage Museum, a simple hut and former home to one of China's most revered poets. Set among tranquil bamboo groves 6km from the hotel, the museum celebrates the life of Dufu, an 8th-century poet.
You can get up close and personal to giant pandas at the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding, a 45-minute drive from Holiday Inn Express Chengdu Gulou. Don't miss the once in a lifetime opportunity to hold a baby panda.
Don't Go Home Without
Joining the locals for afternoon tea in one of Chengdu's traditional teahouses. Savour fragrant jasmine tea skilfully poured by waiters from long-spouted teapots, and unwind as the city's residents set the pace with leisurely card games and gossip.
With grocery stores and restaurants within walking distance of the hotel, you can easily grab a meal or stock up on snacks to eat in our stylish Great Room. Ask our friendly staff for the best places to go to sample a famously spicy Chengdu hotpot.