The archaeological site of Jinsha is located in the Qingyang District in Chengdu and is named after the Jinsha River - the upper stretches of the Yangtze River. The site was discovered in 2001 and is believed to have origins dating back to 1000 BC. Numerous artefacts and historical objects such as ivory, stone carvings, jade artifacts and bronze objects were also found and can be witnessed at the Jinsha Site Museum. The museum itself stretches across an area of over 9 acres and is separated into four main parts - the Relics Hall, Exhibition Hall, Cultural Heritage Protection Center and the Ecological Garden. The garden area is of immense beauty is sure to delight any nature lover.
Tickets to the museum cost around RMB 80
Open daily from 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Around 1 – 2 hours
Adults, Families, Young Adults, Senior Guests, Children
Relics Hall, Exhibition Hall, Cultural Heritage Protection Center and the Ecological Garden
Designated prayer facilities at the Jinsha Archaeological Site itself might be unavailable but it is always possible to enquire for a private area that can be made use of during prayer times. Muslim travellers may also visit some of the mosques in Chengdu such as the Chengdu Guloujie Mosque, Chengdu Jiangnan Mosque, Chengdu West Mosque, Chengdu Jiusixiang Mosque, Chengdu East Mosque and the Chengdu Tuqiao Mosque.
Halal food near Jinsha Archaeological Site can be found at the Halal restaurants in Chengdu. Some of the most prominent Halal restaurants in Chengdu near Jinsha Archaeological Site include the Huangcheng Islam Restaurant, Tianfanglou Restaurant, Huangcheng Restaurant, Huitangchun Restaurant and Yuexiangcun Restaurant which are all located within city limits.