Bashu culture

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Pattern of the Golden Sun Bird discoverd in Jinsha site

Bashu culture (Chinese: 巴蜀文化; pinyin: Bāshǔ Wénhuà), sometimes also named Chongqing-Sichuan culture, refers to the culture of Sichuan province and Chongqing city, China and the surrounding areas, including parts of the neighboring provinces of Yunnan and Guizhou, since the Han Chinese groups in these two provinces also primarily speak Southwestern Mandarin nowadays. It has a long history of over 3000 years, widely regarded as one of the cradles of modern Chinese civilization.[1][2][3]

Traditional language[edit]


Du Fu Thatched Cottage showcases sichuanese architecture.
Zhongshan Ancient Town, with the historic Chongqing Architecture style houses in Jiangjin, Chongqing
Linpan in Chengdu Plain is a well-known landmark in Chengdu Plain, Sichuan.
Farmhouse in Chengdu Plain

Sichuanese architecture[edit]

Sichuanese garden[edit]

Visual arts[edit]

Performing arts[edit]

Food culture[edit]



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  1. ^ 巴蜀文化渊源. June 2006.
  2. ^ 巴蜀文化.
  3. ^ 四川师范大学巴蜀文化中心. Center for Bashu Cultural Studies, Sichuan Normal University.