Named after the famous Chanhe and Bahe rivers of the Eight Rivers around Chang’an (the ancient name of Xi’an), Chanba Ecological District is located in the eastern part of Xi’an and scheduled to cover a total area of 129 square kilometers. Chanba Ecological District is the permanent site of Euro-Asia Economic Forum, the venue of 2011 Xi’an International Horticultural Expo and also the first National Wetland Park in Northwest China.
Aerial photo shows Xi’an Expo Park, where more and more people are attracted to come here for working, living and travelling by its ecological environment.
Since its establishment, Chanba Ecological District has adhered to the development concept of “establishing the District based on ecology”, aiming at green low-carbon growth via ecological construction. It has promoted the transformation and upgrading of the whole area towards “ecologicalization, urbanization, industrialization and internationalization” from the aspects of flexible water-treatment, landscape greening, pollution control and haze reduction as well as low-carbon lifestyle, striving to build an eco-friendly,livable and green Chanba.
Aerial photo showsChang’an Tower, it is the landmark building of the Xi’an Expo Park and the observation tower in it. Chang’an Tower is 99 meters high and has 13 floors. It adopts the flat shape of the Tang Dynasty Pagoda Square and is designed by Zhang Jinqiu, an academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering. From the tower, you can have a bird view of the scenery of the park and feel the harmony of nature and people.
Based on building an ecological civilization, Chanba Ecological District has made multi-faceted improvements in financial commerce, cultural tourism, convention and exhibition, as well as scientific and technological innovation, and has gradually emerged as a new center in the eastern part of Xi’an.
Aerial photo showsXi’an Olympic Sports Center
As landmark projects of the Belt and Road Initiative in Xi’an, Xi’an Silk Road International Convention and Exhibition Center, Xi’an Silk Road International Conference Center and Xi’an Olympic Sports Center (hereinafter referred to as the project of “Three Centers”) are under construction in Chanba.