Jinli Ancient Street is a delightful place for tourists, located in the vicinity of the Wuhou Memorial Temple in Chengdu. The street area reflects an ancient Chinese dynastic-era street and is lined with numbers of tiny shops, vendors and boutiques selling various items ranging from snacks to antiques to souvenirs. It is an immensely popular attraction and draws in masses of tourists throughout the year. Some of the highlights at Jinli Ancient Street include the bridge and pond of thousands of goldfish as well as the Sichuan opera theatre where regular performances are held. The best time to visit Jinli Ancient Street is arguably later in the day - during dust - when the streets are bustling with activity. It is a must-visit spot for travellers sight-seeing in Chengdu.
The operational hours of shops at the street area can vary
Around 2 – 3 hours
Adults, Families, Young Adults, Senior Guests, Children
The bridge, goldfish pond and the Sichuan opera theatre
Designated prayer facilities around Jinli Ancient Street might not be available, but it is possible to enquire for a private space in the area that can be made use of during prayer times. It is also possible for Muslim travellers to 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.
Though numerous restaurants and eateries will be available across the street area, Halal food will be quite limited. It is possible to opt for vegetarian cuisine but it is recommended that you enquire about how food is prepared prior to dining. Another option is to visit a few of the prominent Halal restaurants in Chengdu near Jinli Ancient Street such as the Huangcheng Islam Restaurant, Tianfanglou Restaurant, Huangcheng Restaurant, Huitangchun Restaurant and Yuexiangcun Restaurant.