photo exhibition showcasing the wonders of the city of Chengdu which is located at the foot of the snowy Shilling Mountain. The exhibition reviews the modern and traditional character of Chengdu and the cultural heritage that lies within the city and its regions.
The city of Chengdu is located in the southwestern part of China, in the western Sichuan Basin, and in the rafters of the Chengdu Plain. It is the capital of Sichuan Province and one of the top ten ancient capitals in China. Chengdu is mostly flat, and is crossed along and across river networks. Characterized by this area of Sichuan, Chengdu enjoys a humid subtropical climate and monsoons. Its unique characteristics have earned it many titles and nicknames: it has always been called the “Capital of Abundance”, the capital of pandas, the capital of gastronomy in China, and it even proudly bears the title of the best tourist city in China.
Snowy mountain view from the city buildings
View of the snow-capped snow mountain from Longquan (Betebaran photo)
The landscapes of Chengdu and especially the snow-capped Mount Shilling are also mentioned in the works of Du Fu, one of the greatest Chinese poets in the song “Snow that accumulates for thousands of years on Mount Shilling can be seen at a glance from the window…”
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