One Day Chengdu Panda Base & Luodai Ancient Town Tour
Morning: at 8:00am, the driver will meet you in hotel lobby,heading to Panda Breeding Center to watch panda having breakfast.The tour is about 2.5 hours,The adorable pandas from Baby to adult will present you a unforgettable morning.
Afternoon: Driving 45 minute to Luodai Ancient Town.
You will have a cup of tea in Hakka Park. The tour is about 3 hours.
In Luodai there there are many ancient architecture including Guangdong Guild hall, Jiangxi Guild hall, and Huguang Guildhall , Randen temple, Hakka museum etc.
Nearby old town have local farmers market, if you interest, you may look around.
The history of Luodai Ancient Town can date back to Han Dynasty when it was called "Wanjing Street". Thousands of years' history and multicultural exchange have assimilated diverse culture, various historical sites and Hakka architecture in this small town.
The houses, courtyards and streets in Luodai are all in the ancient style of Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) or the Republic period (1912-1949). The Guangdong Guildhall is the landmark of Luodai Ancient Town. Originally named Nanhua Palace, it is the masterpiece among Hakka architecture as well as the best preserved and the biggest guildhalls in China. It was built during the reign of Emperor Qinglong in Qing Dynasty (1746) and consists of three halls, with a total are of 3044.75 square meters. It is the place where the Hakka people gather, meet relatives and friends, settle disputes and make sacrifices to ancestors and gods. Several other guildhalls, such as those of Huguang, Jiangxi and Chuanbei, also remain in good shape.
There are one 1,000-meter-long main street and seven alleys in the ancient town. The dwelling houses along the main street are all enclosed courtyards with an open area in the middle and a main building decorated with carvings of turtle and flower. The roofs of the houses are all covered with cogon and small black tiles.