Chengdu, the capital of China's southwest Sichuan Province, is world-famous for being the home of cute giant pandas. 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 kilometers (4,749 square miles) with a population of over 16 million. Chengdu h as a two-thousand-year history that left numerous historical places of interest that attract millions of Chinese and international tourists each year. B enefiting from Dujiangyan Irrigation Project which was constructed in 256 BC, Sichuan Province is reputed as the Heavenly State, a place richly endowed with natural resources. Chengdu is one of the most important economic, financial, commercial, cultural, transportation, and communication cities in Western China.
Known as a center of urban sophistication and entertainment, Chengdu is loved by its locals and well as visitors for its easygoing and laid-back vibe. There's a relaxing teahouse culture – some te institutions have been serving the same brews for generations! A lively nightlife that mixes craft beer bars and super-hip clubs with Sichuan opera shows; and delicious food that is famous for its heat, history, and variety even in cuisine-rich China, and very much a point of pride: Chengdu is, after all, Unesco's first-ever City of Gastronomy. The city boasts an exceptional variety of appetizing delicacies and dining options for every budget-from local street vendors to elaborate sit-down restaurants, serving classic Sichuan fare of spicy hotpot, chuanchuanxiang (skewers of goodies), dandianmian (noodles in spicy peanut broth),and even roasted rabbit, for those who are daring to try new things.
i2 Education has 28 established campuses in Chengdu with more than 220 foreign teachers. As the top foreign teacher employer, i2 Education in Chengdu has a high reputation and branding recognition in the foreign community. Every year i2 Education holds various team-building activities where our teachers meet their colleagues from different centers and share their experience of living and teaching English in China.