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Changsha Fiery Palace (Huogong Dian)

Food 2012/12/27 View:1721

Fiery Palace is a well-known special scenic spot in Changsha City of Hunan Province. It is seated in Pozi Street, in which all sorts of people in Changsha are familiar with and is regarded as the first choice of Changsha’s famous snack. At the same time, Fiery Palace is also an old shop that has won fame both at home and abroad. It is a representative public place in Changsha City and even in Hunan Province for integrating folk culture, religious culture and cooking culture. In particular, the local flavor snack enjoys good prestige around China. You can taste all kinds of Hunan snacks, such as strong-smelling preserved bean curd, braised pork in brown sauce, glutinous rice cake and so on. Now,Fiery Palace owns one headquarters and three sub branches in Changsha City.

In the past, Fiery Palace was a temple used for feting the god of fire. It was first built in 1747 AD, and was rebuilt in 1826AD. It means that Fiery Palace has a history of more than 250 years. Every year, according to the Chinese lunar calendar, a big-scaled feting ritual is held here in June, 23rd. Fiery Palace is usually crowded and bustling on that day.

Translated by Becky

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