Chenghua District was established on January 1, 1991. Named after the first words of the names of Chengdu and Huayang. It is bordered by Longquanyi District in the east, Jinjiang District in the south, Qingyang District in the west, and Jinniu District and Xindu District in the north. The area covers an area of 110.6 square kilometers. In 2017, the registered population of the district was 760,500, and it administers 14 streets.
The fourth highest in the country, the first tallest tower in the west China — Sichuan TV Tower, the national AAAA-level scenic spot — the Chengdu Giant Panda Breeding Research Base, the largest zoo in the southwest — the Chengdu Zoo, the national key cultural relics protection site — the Five Dynasties, Emperor Meng Zhixiang’s Tomb (和陵) and the western Sichuan first zen monastery — Zhaojue Temple, the new highlight of urban leisure vacation – the northern suburbs scenic area are decorating Chenghua District. At the same time, there are more than 40 universities and Institutions such as Electronic Science and Technology University, Chengdu University of Technology, Southwest Electric Power Design Institute, and the 11th Electronics Institute in the area.
Chenghua District has won the title of “China’s Commercial Real Estate Most Investment Potential City”, “National Harmonious Community Construction Demonstration City”, “National Cultural Advanced Zone”, “China’s Most Investing Value City” and “China’s Most Happy City” .
In September 2018, the “White Paper on the Development of China’s Top 100 Districts in 2018” was released in Beijing and Chenghua District was elected as one of the top 100 regions in China in 2018.
Chenghua District governs 14 streets: Mengzhuiwan Street, Shuangqiaozi Street, Erxianqiao Street, Fuqing Road Street, Jianshe Road Street, Bailianchi Street, Wannianchang Street, Taoqi Road Street, Shuangshuiyan Street, Tiaodenghe Street, Shengdeng Street, Baohe Street, Qinglong Street, Longtan Street.
Famous Tourist Sites
Chengdu Giant Panda Breeding Research Base (成都大熊貓繁育研究基地)
The Chengdu Giant Panda Breeding Research Base is a non-profit organization specializing in endangered wildlife research, breeding, conservation education and educational tourism. The base is located in Axe Mountain, the northern suburb of Chengdu, 10 kilometers away from the urban area. There is a wide Panda Avenue directly connected to the urban area.
Beihu Park (北湖公園)
Beihu Park, located in Longtan, Chenghua District. It is is the largest artificial lake and the most beautiful ecological lake area in Chengdu’s main urban area, integrating water culture, bird culture, bamboo culture and Hakka culture. It is also the Chengdu public welfare forest demonstration base – the core of 12 square kilometers of northern suburb scenic area.
Longtan Water Town (龍潭水鄉)
Longtan Water Town Scenic Area is located in the core area of Longtan Headquarters Economic City in Chenghua District, Chengdu. It covers an area of 146.74 hectares and has a total investment of about 2 billion yuan. Longtan Water Town Scenic Area is the largest supporting facility in Chengdu Longtan Headquarters Economic City. The project is also the only characteristic block in Chengdu’s downtown area that uses live water resources. Longtan Water Town officially opened on April 26, 2013 (no tickets required).
Memory of Eastern Suburb (東郊記憶)
Memory of Eastern Suburb , formerly known as “Chengdu Eastern Music Park.” On July 28, 2013, Memory of Eastern Suburb officially became a national 4A-level tourist attraction.
The Memory of Eastern Suburb is located outside the eastern second section of the Chengdu second ring road. It is part of the former old industrial area of the eastern suburbs. Its predecessor was Chengdu National Hongguang Electronic Tube Factory (also known as 773 Factory, 106 mailbox).
Zhaojue Temple is 5 kilometers from the northern suburb of Chengdu. Known as the “First Zen Monastery” in western Sichuan. Built in the Tang Dynasty (627 ~ 649), the original name is Jianyuan Temple. Emperor Xuanzong of Tang Dynasty gave the name “Zhaojue”. In the seventeenth year of Ming Chongzhen (1644), it was destroyed by fire. Rebuilt in the second year of Emperor Kangxi of Qing Dynasty (1663). The temple is large in scale and has a verdant forest. It is one of the famous ancient temples in Chengdu.
Chengdu Industrial Civilization Museum
Chengdu Industrial Civilization Museum is located in South Jianshe Road. It covers an area of 74 acres and has a construction area of 8,700 square meters. The Chengdu Industrial Civilization Museum, a remodeled museum with an old factory, is the first theme park-style museum in the southwest China that integrates the display of industrial civilization and cultural.
Chengdu Zoo (成都市動物園)
The Chengdu Zoo is located across the wall from the famous Zhaojue Temple. It is a differential budget institution approved by the editorial board of Chengdu. More than 30 groups of various unique animal houses are scattered among the 17.342 hectares of green trees, bamboos and flowers. More than 3,000 animals in more than 300 species are exhibited. It is one of the largest zoos in the Southwest China and one of the top ten zoos in the country.