The Temple House Hotel, in the heart of the city, features modern design and amenities such as an indoor pool and a teahouse in a restored heritage building; thetemplehousehotel. com. Chef Yu Bo cooks contemporary cuisine at his restaurant, Yu’s Family Kitchen; Tian Fu Boulevard, South Building, No 2599, Weilankadiya. For an inexpensive lunch, go to Chun Yang Yuan; 6 Jixiang Street, Qingyang District. And those cute, eternally slumbering pandas are at the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding; panda.org.cn.