Chunxi Road(春熙路)is the most prosperous merchandise street in Chengdu with a long historical standing. It’s reputed as the first merchandise street in West China. It’ s located in the center of Chengdu City, north of East Street, east of South New Street, Central New Street and North New Street, south of Zongfu Road and west of Hongxing Road, covering an area of 20 hectares. After 82 years of development, Chunxi Road has become Chengdu’s fashionable area colleting the latest fashion trend and brand. Chunxi Road features a variety of exclusive shops of a number of brands and a great many time-honored national brands. At present, there are more than 700 shopping malls, department stores, supermarkets and especially small stands widely scattered in the areas around it. On this road, tourists can buy products ranging from souvenirs to living and travelling necessities. Besides shopping, you can also taste lots of famous Chengdu snacks, such as Chung's dumplings and hot pot. Of course, there are also an increasing number of western restaurants available.