As one of famous street in Chengdu, Kuanzhai Lane is regarded as the oldest street which can represent Chengdu City. Built in Ming Dynasty, Kuanzhai Lane is composed of Kuan (Wide) Lane, Zhai (Narrow) Lane and Jing Lane. These three paralleled lanes have different style.
Walking along the Kuan Lane, you can experience and witness the original life style and people’s living which cannot be seen in other places of Chengdu. Here you can find local residents, taverns, elaborate door headers and old tea houses. You may also find Old Chengdu life Experience House which unveil to visitors the true life of old Chengdu in an all-round way.
Jing Lane is packed with various kinds of entertainment places such as restaurant, club, boutique shops and so on.
Jing Lane was designed for Chengdu people’s new life. After renovation, Jing Lane embodies modernization and fashion space among this traditional area. Western-style Buildings Plaza, the most characteristic building, was once to be the private house of a rich family in the past. It was gradually turned into a church. The area centering on the plaza becomes an center point of Kuanzhai Lane.
Zhai Lane is packed with well-preserved and traditional buildings. Zhai Lane is featured with the Slow Life of Chengdu. The Zhai Lane after renovation displays the courtyard culture of Chengdu. The various kinds of flowers and trees are planted in the courtyard.
How to get to:Take buses of No.5, No.13, No.25, No.42, No.43, No.47, No.58, No.64, No.78, No.81, No.93, No.98, No.340.