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  • Shaoyang Introduction

    Shaoyang Introduction

    Spectacular rock formations on Langshan Mountain, vast grassland in Chengbu County, rare animals and plants in Suining County, fascinating customs of Miao and Dong ethnic groups and precious intangible cultural heritages, whatever you desire and Shaoyang has it.Shaoyang is a large green stretch of land in the western part of Hunan Province. It boasts a broad area of grassland in Nanshan Scenic Area in Chengbu County, the luxuriant Yunshan National Forest Park, the crimson rock formations on Langshan Mountain, rare animals and plants at Huangsangping in Suining County, as well as hot springs in Longhui Huayao Scenic Area.Besides the unique natural scenery, there are also many cultural resorts in Shaoyang. The city has a long history of Wuchu culture and Meishan culture. The customs of Miao and Dong ethnic groups are fascinating. Girls’ Day of Miao Nationality in Suining is the most ceremonious festival for Miao people every year, which is listed in the catalogue of the second batch of Chinese intangible cultural heritage. Huayao hand-stitching work of Huxingshan Yao Nationality Township is included in the catalogue of the first batch of Chinese intangible cultural heritage and was collected by the UNESCO, the National Art Museum of China (NAMOC) and Chinese National Museum of Ethnology.What\\\'s more, many famous people in Chinese history such as Wei Yuan and Cai E left their footprints in Shaoyang.All the attractions above jointly make the city a miraculous oasis.
    Hunan & Other regions 2017-12-22 16:32 View:1366
  • Chengbu Nanshan Scenic Area

    Chengbu Nanshan Scenic Area

    Nanshan scenic area in the southern part of Chengbu County occupies an area of 152 square kilometers in which the immense mountain is covered with grass. This area is called the Hulunbuir Grassland in the South. At present more than five scenic spots on Nanshan Mountain are open to visitors. The scenic area is a nature pasture, a sanatorium and a summer resort.The annual mean temperature there is 11 degrees Centigrade. The scenic zone looks like a landscape painting with an immense grassland of more than 10,000 hectares, undulating green hills, verdant fields and white clouds in the blue sky.The scenic zone consists of Nanshan Grassland, Double River Gorge, White Cloud Cave, Silver Fir Park, Changan Camp and Wutuan Miao Village. The six scenic spots, covering an area of 199 square kilometers, have been audited as provincial scenic zone. Within the Nanshan Scenic Zone, high mountains, tablelands and grasslands are primary sights. Due to the moderate climate and abundant rainfall, 48 level grounds and 48 streams are formed in continuous mountain. Nanshan Scenic Zone, integrating gorge, cliff, lava, fantastic rock, primeval vegetation, flying waterfall and flowing spring, artificial lake together, enjoys the laudatory title of “A Bright Pearl in Southern Land”.Apart from its natural beauty, Nanshan Scenic Zone is also rich in ecological sport resources. Located in subtropical zone with warm climate and altitude of most land between 1600m to 1900m with moderate gradient, Nanshan, benefiting by this unique landform, is built as an ecological sport land which is suitable for various plateau trainings and sports competitions for athletes of different training level and age. In comparison with western plateau training base, Nanshan enjoys advantage of location, climate and environment. In recent 10 years, Nanashan Scenic Zone has fully taken advantage of these resources to develop more experienced ecological sports.Transport: Take shuttle buses from Chengbu County to the scenic areaAdmission (for reference): RMB 40 yuan /adultTel: (86)739-7315088
    Hunan & Other regions 2017-11-17 16:26 View:1367
  • Yongzhou Nvshu Garden

    Yongzhou Nvshu Garden

    In the Museum of Nvshu, tourists can not only find the display and introduction of Nvshu works but also enjoy the unique female social life and cultural ecological environment. Those exhibits including Nvshu, needlework and female songs perfectly combine local natural environment, buildings and daily production supplies with local’s daily way of life.
    Hunan & Other regions 2017-10-28 16:17 View:1279
  • Changsha Introduction

    Changsha Introduction

    Time-honored academy, ancient relics, spicy food, vibrant bars, popular TV shows and colorful fireworks just make the city a must for visitors.Changsha, the “Star City”, is the capital of Hunan Province. Situated in the lower Xiangjiang River Valley and nestled against Yuelu Mountain, it has a recorded history of nearly 3,000 years.A venerable history and ancient culture are the city’s most distinguishing features.Fantastic antiquities include the well-preserved mummy of a Western Han Dynasty woman excavated from the Mawangdui tombs, and is a historical wonder well worth viewing.Thousands of relics have been unearthed including silk products, paintings, lacquerware, pottery and bamboo writing slips, weapons, and herbs. All will be exhibited in the Hunan Provincial Museum. Presently [April 2015] closed for renovation it will towards the end of 2015. Located at 50 DongFeng Road Changsha it is adjacent to Hunan Martyr’s park.Yuelu Academy, located at the foot of scenic Yuelu Mountain, symbolizes Hunanese education. A number of historically important figures and culturally important relics originated in Changsha, making it one of one of the China’s premier historical and cultural cities. These sites are the settings for the old stories of a great number of celebrities, including Qu Yuan, Jia Yi, Mao Zedong and Liu Shaoqi.Delicious Hunan Cai will never disappoint you.Xiang Cuisine--one of the China’s Eight Cuisines- is fine and delicate in appearance with piquant spicy and sour tastes. Muscular and peppery it is a fiery equal to Sichuan Cuisine. Regardless of snack featured– Huogongdian’s (Fire Palace), ‘Stinky Tofu’ or ‘Sisters Rice Balls’ or Nanmenkou’s spicy shrimp, the savory local foods will not disappoint.Folk performances and modern entertainment combine to present a blend of the traditional and the modern.Changshaians are renowned for their acting and have created various traditional folk forms, including local operas, storytelling, drum opera, acrobatics, and other dramatic styles. Hospitality and enthusiasm flow from vigorous dance performances. KTV squares, disco parlors, clubs, and dancing squares illuminate the city at night. Dotted with all sorts of bars and pubs, Jiefang Xilu, though not as vast as Sanlitun Pub Street in Beijing, has its own style, in which there are romantic quiet bars, dynamic show bars, teahouses and western style restaurants.
    Changsha & Zhuzhou & Xiangtan 2017-09-22 17:15 View:1448
  • Hongjiang Ancient Commercial City

    Hongjiang Ancient Commercial City

    Situated in the conjunction of Yuan River and Wu River in Huaihua, Hunan, Hongjiang Ancient Commercial City originated from the Spring and Autumn Period, took shape in flouring Tang Dynasty and peaked in Ming and Qing Dynasty. It is famous for collecting and distributing China wood oil, timber, paraffin and opium. In ancient time, it is not only a collection and distribution center of Yunnan, Guizhou, Guangxi, Hunan, and Chongqing Province but also a economic, cultural and religious center in southwest of Hunan, which has enjoyed several laudatory titles like “Bright Pearl in Western Hunan”, “Contracted Nanjing” and “Metropolis in Southwest China”. According to textual research done by experts, preserved ancient building of Ming and Qing Dynasty in Hongjiang Ancient Commercial City covers an area of about 200 thousand hectares. Over 380 ancient buildings like temples, armed escort firms, ancient banks, business firms, workshops, brothels, inns, newspaper offices and so on are extraordinary and rare heritages left by our ancestors. If you want to experience life as in ancient China, Hongjiang Ancient Commercial City must be the best choice for you.By Brenda
    Xiangxi & Fenghuang & Huaihua 2017-09-12 15:26 View:2248
  • Misty Rain Fenghuang-Biancheng Show

    Misty Rain Fenghuang-Biancheng Show

    MISTY RAIN FENGHUANG Performance is located in Fenghuang Ancient City Dream Theater,200 meters from Phoenix Grand Hotel,Now it is renamed to Biancheng Show.On this stage, It has the typical batiks suspension picture, with a combination of tujia
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  • Taohuajiang Bamboo Sea

    Taohuajiang Bamboo Sea

    Located 16 km away from Yiyang City, Sea of Bamboos in Taohuajiang, one of the biggest bamboo ecotourism spots in south of Yangtze River, is a national famous county of phyllostachys pubescens where it is the best place to appreciate bamboos, close to nature and escape from hot summer for tourists both at home and abroad.In the scenic region, natural and cultural landscapes are harmoniously united together. Bamboo Appreciating Building, Quzi Ancestral Temple, Bamboo Museum, Folk Village and Water Park were built to attract and entertain tourists. What’s more, the first newly built four-star level eco-hotel―Sea of Bamboos Holiday Hotel in Taohuajiang, is an ideal place for commercial activities and leisure. Experts and tourists from over 10 countries and regions have been attracted to here and people of Taohuajiang are striving to forge the Sea of Bamboos into a demonstration base for international eco-cultural tourism.Gateway of the bamboo seaJade green bamboo tower among the bamboo seaBamboo viewing towerTaohuajiang bamboo museumBy Brenda#gallery-1 {margin: auto;}#gallery-1 .gallery-item {float: left;margin-top: 10px;text-align: center;width: 33%;}#gallery-1 img {border: 2px solid #cfcfcf;}#gallery-1 .gallery-caption {margin-left: 0;}
    Hunan & Other regions 2017-09-06 13:26 View:1813
  • Chenzhou Dongjiang Lake

    Chenzhou Dongjiang Lake

    Brief Introduction of the Dongjiang Lake:Location:Located in the Zixing Conty of Chenzhou City, southeast of  Hunan, Dongjiang Lake is 38 km away from its downtown. The transportation is very convenient.Main Attractions:① The Dongxiang Lake has been acclaimed as “The Oriental Switzerland”. You can enjoy the romantic Small Dongxiang overcast with fog and the spectacular Great Dongjiang Reservoir here. Besides, the Waterfall of Mount Hougu, Efficacious Doushuai Rock, Yongcui Gorge and Fruit Garden are also inviting.② In the Swan Mountain and National Forest Park, mountains contending for beauty, green trees crowding as clouds, murmuring streams, fowls and beasts, singing birds and fragrant flowers give you a sense of freshness of nature.③ Down along the downstream of Great Dongjiang Reservoir by boat, you will reach the Chengjiangkou Scenic Zone where red rocks and cliffs, luxuriantly green woods cover the two shores of the lake.④ There are also some adventurous activities like Dongjiang Raft, Aquatic Parachute, Aquatic Plane, Water Scooter, Lakeside Fishing, Hot Spring Bath and so on.Tickets and Schedule:There are four lines provided for tourists. The A line is a tour around the Dongjiang Lake and costs you 52 yuan. The B line is a visit to Doushuai Karst Cave and is 72 yuan. The C line is the raft on Dongjiang Lake, 212yuan. The D line includes Doushuai Karst Cave tour and Dongjiang Raft and costs you 252 yuan.The opening time is from 8:00 to 18:00.Traffic:You can first go to the south station of Chenzhou by No. 18 or No.26 bus, then take the direct coach from Chenzhou to Great Dongjiang Reservoir to theDongjiangLake.By Patricia
    Hunan & Other regions 2017-07-14 02:17 View:2603