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Shaoyang Introduction

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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.

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