Many years ago, remains of the ancient dinosaur species were unearthed in Zigong. Almost un-spoilt in many ways, the location became a highlight for dinosaur lovers around the world. The many treasures underneath these soils created whole new species in the dinosaur world and that was not all; it gave birth to a whole new museum that exists solely to celebrate and educate the world of the mighty and intriguing dinosaur species.
The Dinosaur Museum in Zigong is literally seated atop Dinosaur remnants. It stretches over an area of 25000 square meters making it the largest museum in South East China. The highlight of the museum is its large scale dinosaur burial site that has been excellently preserved up to date making the standards of the museum on par with the American National and Canadian Dinosaur Parks. The Museum is paradise for all those who love dinosaurs for it contains remnants of rare dinosaur varieties with a wealth of information about the species alongside. There are a number of different halls within the museum dedicated to different types of information about these magnificent species, of them all the fossil burial hall happens to be a common favorite.
The Zigong Dinosaur Museum was established in the year 1987 and has been a crowd puller since the day it opened its doors. Its one of a kind architecture, life like exhibits, the rock cave like museum, rare information on dinosaurs and other species that existed at the time makes it certainly an intriguing place to explore. Through 3 major sections, the museum takes you through the entire world of dinosaurs from its evolution through to the array of dinosaur varieties, to the ultimate demise of these glorious creatures. What you can never miss in this unique museum is the sheer mysterious ambience that takes you to a world that existed over a 100 million years ago.
After a fascinating day at the museum, come home to the Millennium Chnegdu; a very popular Chengdu hotel. This hotel in Chengdu is a classy and comfortable place to choose.