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Hunan Province

Hunan Province is the place for spicy food and beautiful landscapes. Within the province, there are 1 UNESCO World Heritage site, 2 sites voted as the Most Beautiful Places in China and 3 Historical and Cultural Cities.

World Heritage Sites :
Most Beautiful Places :
Prefecture Level Cities :

Zhangjiajie National Park

Location:
375 km from Changsha City
Travel Information:
4 hours from Changsha City
Honours:
UNESCO World Heritage site
Most Beautiful Peak Forests in China

Zhangjiajie National Park

The ticket is a 2 day pass but do not include the cable car rides.

The scenery is magnificent and the fog adds to the mystery of the peak forest.

Zhangjiajie National Park

3000 sandstone pillar and peaks form the entire landscape in the park.

Zhangjiajie National Park

This scenery was claimed to be the inspiration behind the mountain scene for the Avatar movie.

Huanglong Cave

Location:
375 km from Changsha City
Travel Information:
4 hours from Changsha City. 10mins away from Zhangjiajie National Park
Honours:
UNESCO World Heritage site
Most Beautiful Show Caves in China

Huanglong Cave

The ticket includes a guided tour and a boat ride in tne undergound river. From the small entrance, visitors start the tour of the cave with lots of walking required.

Huanglong Cave

The stalagmites in the caves are lit with colourful lights.

Huanglong Cave

Beautiful formations on the floor.

Huanglong Cave

The river in the cave is used for boat rides.

Hengyang City

Location:
112 km from Changsha City
Travel Information:
49 mins from Changsha City by high speed train

Hengshan

One of the many temples in the mountain. There are alway lots of visitors during holiday periods.

Hengshan

View of the mountian range.

Changsha City

Attractions:
Within city
Travel Information:
City transport
Honours:
Historical and Cultural City

Kai Fu Temple

The temple was built in 927AD and still in use.

Yuelu Academy

This ancient academy was built in 976 AD and has produced many talents for the country till the Qing Dynasty. It is situated within the Hunan University compound.

Hunan University

Tianxin Pavilion

The pavilion was built on high ground. In ancient times, it was used by military to monitor the city.

Tianxin Pavilion

Surrounding the pavilion is a stone wall with cannons at the lower level.

Changsha Huanghua International Airport

Changsha South Railway Station

Zhangjiajie City

Location:
330 km from Changsha City
Travel Information:
4hours by car from Changsha City

Zhangjiajie City

View of the mountian range.

Zhangjiajie City

View of the mountian range.

Yueyang City

Location:
km from Changsha City
Travel Information:
hours by high speed train from Changsha City
Honours:
Historical and Cultural City

Yueyang Tower

Baling Square

Yueyang Ancient City Wall

Yueyang Ancient City Gate

Yueyang Bianhe Street

Sculpture infront of Yueyang East Railway Station

Yueyang Changjiang

Changjiang along Yueyang Tower

Yueyang Changjiang

Yueyang Changjiang

Yueyang Changjiang

Changjiang along Baling Square

Yueyang Food

Yueyang Food

Yueyang Food

Yueyang Food

Yueyang Food

Yueyang Food

Yueyang Product

Yiyang City

Location:
70km west of Changsha City
Travel Information:
2 hours by car from Changsha City

Three Kingdom Era City Wall

Three Kingdom Era City Wall

Site of Former Xingyi School

A National Historical and Cultural Site.

Yiyamg Wumafang Pastor Quarter

A National Historical and Cultural Site.

Zi RiverYiyang

Doukui Pagoda

Doukui Pagoda along Zi River. The 29.175m pagoda was built in 1747.

Chenghuang Temple

Black Tea Cultural City

Black Tea Cultural City

Black Tea Cultural City

Black Tea Cultural City

Black Tea Cultural City

Black Tea Cultural City

Gudao Street

Yiyang Traditional House

Yiyang Old City Lake

Yiyang Songhua Century Eggs

Yiyang Food Crayfish

Yiyang Food Crayfish

Huaihua City

Location:
70km southwest of Changsha City
Travel Information:
2 hours by high speed train from Changsha City

Huaihua Zhijiang County Confucius Temple, Zhijiang Dong Autonomous County

Tiangong Temple, Zhijiang Dong Autonomous County

Memorial Hall for Japane's Surrender in WWII, Zhijiang Dong Autonomous County

Zhijiang is the site of the last battle between Chinese and Japanese foruces during WWII. Its also the site where the surrender memorandum was signed.

Flying Tigers Memorial Museum Former Air Force Command Tower, Zhijiang Dong Autonomous County

Zhijiang is the site of the last battle between Chinese and Japanese foruces during WWII. Its also the site where the surrender memorandum was signed.

Flying Tigers Memorial Museum Statute of General Chennault, Zhijiang Dong Autonomous County

Zhijiang is the site of the last battle between Chinese and Japanese foruces during WWII. Its also the site where the surrender memorandum was signed.

Flying Tigers Memorial Museum, Zhijiang Dong Autonomous County

Zhijiang is the site of the last battle between Chinese and Japanese foruces during WWII. Its also the site where the surrender memorandum was signed.

Flying Tigers Memorial Museum, Zhijiang Dong Autonomous County

Zhijiang is the site of the last battle between Chinese and Japanese foruces during WWII. Its also the site where the surrender memorandum was signed.

Flying Tigers Memorial Museum, Zhijiang Dong Autonomous County

Zhijiang is the site of the last battle between Chinese and Japanese foruces during WWII. Its also the site where the surrender memorandum was signed.

Zhijiang Station, Zhijiang Dong Autonomous County

Zhijiang Station, Zhijiang Dong Autonomous County

Shaoyang City

Location:
70km southwest of Changsha City
Travel Information:
1 hours by high speed train from Changsha City

Former Eight Route Army Signal Site

Shaoyang North Station

Loudi City

Location:
70km southwest of Changsha City
Travel Information:
2 hours by car from Changsha City

Ziquejie Terraced Field, Xinhua County

Ziquejie Terraced Field, Xinhua County

Ziquejie Terraced Field, Xinhua County

Ziquejie Terraced Field, Xinhua County

Ziquejie Terraced Field, Xinhua County

Ziquejie Terraced Field, Xinhua County

Ziquejie Terraced Field, Xinhua County

Ziquejie Terraced Field Smoked Meat, Xinhua County

Ziquejie Terraced Field Local Food, Xinhua County

Xinhua South Railway Station

Xiangtan City

Location:
70km southwest of Changsha City
Travel Information:
2 hours by car from Changsha City

Former Residence of Mao Zedong

Shaoshan South Station

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