Chengdu, the capital city of Sichuan province in China, has been recognized as "the land of abundance" for a long time. With rich cultural heritage, Chengdu is one of the most popular destinations for tourists in China. People who once step onto the land of Chengdu city will quickly fall in love with life there.
Marco Polo was amazed for the city and marked Chengdu as "splendid".

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The Venue

Shangri-La Hotel is a 25-minute drive from Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport, a 20-minute drive from Chengdu North Railway Station and a convenient 15-minute walk to the Chunxi Road Pedestrian Precinct shopping area. It is a 15-minute drive to Wide and Narrow Alley and a 45-minute drive to the Chengdu Panda Base.


Shangri-La Hotel
9 Binjiang Dong Road
Chengdu - China

Sights & places you should see

Why Chengdu?

Chengdu is located in the west of Sichuan Basin and in the center of Chengdu Plain, the city covers a total area of 12.3 thousand square kilometres (4,749 square miles) with a population of over 11 million. Chengdu is well-known for lovely giant pandas. You can not only see giant pandas and panda cubs, but you can also take care of them as a panda keeper.
Chengdu is also famous for delicious Sichuan food like kung pao chicken and hotpot. You can experience cooking the most authentic Sichuan cuisine with a local chef.
The areas to the west of Chengdu offer breathtaking natural scenery. Jiuzhaigou National Park and Huanglong National Park are well-known for their clean lakes, waterfalls, colorful ponds, snowcapped mountains, and gorges. The Chengdu to Jiuzhaigou travel route is one of China’s most scenic itineraries.
Construction of the Dujiangyan irrigation system began in the 3rd century B.C. This system still controls the waters of the Minjiang River and distributes it to the fertile farmland of the Chengdu plains. Mount Qingcheng was the birthplace of Taoism, which is celebrated in a series of ancient temples.
Chengdu is a large but relaxed city, with many natural, cultural, and historical sights in and around it.


Where to stay

 Serengeti Hotel room

Option 2 Hotel

2 km from conference venue

Option 3 Hotel


How to booking Shangri-La Hotel at special rate for PLMCN-19 attendants

Go to the Shangri-La website using this link »
or follow this procedure:
  1. Go to the Shangri-La website
  2. Enter all the necessary stay requirements like check-in date, check-out date, number of rooms, adults and children
  3. Under the "Special Rate" area, select "Group Code" and enter the Group Code: PLM140518
  4. Click the Check Availability button to continue
  5. If all the search criteria are correct and rooms are still available for the group, the group rate will be returned in the availability search result.
    Simply follow the on-screen instructions to complete the online booking.


From the Airport

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By Railway Station

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Conference invitation letter will be provided to facilitate Visa application.

The regulation and procedure of Chinese Visa application can be found here »


Category: Visa Class F (Foreigners who intend to go to China for exchanges, visits, study tours and other non-business activities).

Documents needed:

  • Passport
  • Visa Application Form (Form V.2013) and Photo Proof of legal stay or residence status (applicable to non-U.S. citizens)
  • Photocopy of previous Chinese passports or previous Chinese visas (applicable to foreign citizens who were Chinese citizens and have obtained foreign citizenship)
  • An invitation letter issued by a relevant entity or individual in China

Contact local China embassy for details.

Source: www.china-embassy.org/eng/visas/hrsq/

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International Conference on Physics of Light-Matter Coupling in Nanostructures®
May 15-19, 2018 | Chengdu (CHINA)