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  • A Brief Introduction of Langshan Mountain

    A Brief Introduction of Langshan Mountain

    Langshan Mountain is one of China\'s National Geological Park famous for its unique Danxia landform. It is located in Xinning county,about 500 Km2 away from Changsha, capital of Hunan province. In the south Langshan Mountain is connected with Guilin, in the north it echoes Zhangjiajie.Covering an area of 108 square kilometres, Langshan Mountain has rich natural scenery and abundant tourism resources. There are more than 60 scenic spots in Langshan Mountain. Among which the most famous are Tianyi Lane, Chili Peak, Zixia Cave,Fuyi River, Innate Bridge, Bajiao Stronghold,Emperor Xun Forest Park and Xicun Ancient Dwelling. Experts from the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) will start reviewing danxia landform Sunday in southwest China\\\\\\\'s Guizhou Province which is applying to be included in the World Natural Heritage in 2010.Danxia, which means \\\\\\\"rosy cloud\\\\\\\", is a special landform formed from reddish sandstone that has been eroded over time into a series of mountains surrounded by curvaceous cliffs and many unusual rock formations.Attractions: Bajiao StrongholdThe Bajiao Stonghold is called the soul of Langshan mountain. It is famous for its fantastic and mysterious scenery. The best time to visit Baojiao Stronghold is when there is light mist. The mist braces the peaks below, it seems the whales paddling in the ocean. Also the mist rises slowly from below and kiss you, it seems you are in fairyland and forget you are a human being.The highest peak of Bajiao Stonghold is more than 818 metres high. It erects directly without any peaks around. The strangest is that there is a clean spring on top of this peak! You must wonder at nature\\\\\\\'s masterpieces!Chilli Peak Scenic Spot includes Chilli Peak, Camel Peak, Candle Peak, Yixiantian, Lianjigzai and more. But the most famous are Chilli Peak, Camel Peak and Candle Peak.The Chilli peak is the most marvelous peak in Langshan Mountain. It is 180 metres in height, the top is big and the bottom is small. Its shape is exactly like a mature Chilli soaring amoung hills. In year 2002, the spiderman Alain Robert successfully challenged the Chilli Peak.Camel PeakCamel peak is located in Shitian village. It consits of four stone summits. Each stone represents camel\\\\\\\'s head, body, ridge and tail respectively. Seeing far away, it is like a huge camel galloping in the wild field. On the side of camel peak there stands Candle Peak. It was said the candle lights the way for the camel during the night.Zixia CaveZixia Cave is actually not a really cave, but a canyon sourrounded by high red cliffs. There is one entrance to enter the canyon.It was said that the Zixia Cave is a mysterioius allure.When the sunset shines on the red cliffs, it reflects thousands of rosy cloud. The the whole canyon is full of purple rays and mystery. Hence the name of Zixia Cave(Rosy Cloud Cave).After entering Zixia Cave you can hear brook murmuring, bird singing happily and see splashing waterfalls, green bamboo and blooming wild flowers. It was said that the True Man(Immortal Man) of Zixia cultivated Tao here.The famous scenic spots in Zixia Cave includes Zixia Palace, Stone of Elephant Nose, Zixia Cliff, etc.Fuyi RiverOrigingated from Cat mountain in Guangxi province, the Fuyi River gets through the whole Langshan Scenic Area. It is the mother river of Xinning county. The water of Fuyi River is so clean that you can see fish and sand under it. The two sides are green bamboo and steep crags. The sand in the beach is pure and white. It is excellent river for drifting and rafting. Each summer it draws millions of people to drift along the river.Innate BridgeThe Innate Bridge is called the first bridge in the asia. The bridge is 64 metres long, 14 metres wide and 20 metres high. Its magnificent arc shape like a rainbow over the sky.Tianyi LaneThe original name of Tianyi Lane scenic spot is Ox Nose Castle. Because there is a lot of Ox nose shaped stone holes in the crag, hence the name of Ox Nose Castle. But the innate stone lane is the main feature of this scenic spot. It represents the classic characteristics of Danxia landform. So in year 2004, changed name to Tianyi Lane.Tianyi Lane is marvellous lane in the world. Only the God has power to make such a lane. The lane is 238.8 metres in length, and stone in two sides is more than 120 metres in height. The widest of lane is just 0.8 metres.When you walk along the lane you must shudder because everywhere is dark and the chilliness is coming upon you. But when there is sunshine gleaming on the stone wall, the marvellous and colorful ray panorama can be seen above. You have to marvel at nature\\\\\\\'s masterpiece. City: Shaoyang CityAddress: Xinning County of Shaoyang City, Hunan ProvinceHours:7:00-18:00 Admission: CNY 50 Transportation:There are long-distance buses to Shimen County in Changsha Western Station, which starts at 8:50,9:20, 10:30, 12:50 ,14:20,15:00 15:30,20:00 or 22:20. There are trains going to Shimen county at the Changsha Railway Station.The detailed information is listed in the table below.In Shimen Western Station, the Buses driving to Jiangping(江坪) and Nanping(南坪) can bring you to Huping Mountain.Hotel:Donghan Hotel(东汉大酒店) is opened to foreigners.Detailed information are followed:Best time to go From April to October. An average annual temperature is 62.6F.
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  • Former Residence of Zeng Guofan

    Former Residence of Zeng Guofan

    Situated in Heye Town, Shuanfeng County, Loudi, the tourist area is rich in tourism resources, and the representative buildings include Fuhou Hall, Baiyu (White Jade) Hall and Gold Hall. Fuhou Hall was the former residence of Zeng Guofan, the chief of the Hunan army at the end of the Qing Dynasty (1636-1912), and now it is a key historic monument under provincial protection.Transport: It takes only 30 minutes by car from Shuanfeng County to the destinationTel:(86)738-6012899Adimission(for reference): RMB 50 yuan/adultOpening hours: 8:00-18:00
    HOT Hunan & Other regions 2022-08-27 17:29 View:2990
  • Mangshan Mountain National Park

    Mangshan Mountain National Park

    Chenzhou, Mount Mangshan National Park, located in Yizhang County, Chenzhou, has the most intact subtropical primeval second growth forest and evergreen broad-leave forest in the world. It covers 6,000 hectares, and contains both the northern and the southern plants. It has more than 300 varieties of animals. The yellow-breasted pheasant, sika deer, golden cat, and python are first-class state protected species.Mount Mangshan National Park is a complete forest museum with abundant rainfall and rich natural resources.The Yao live nearby. Their home feature exquisite roofs and poling, finished wood windows, and picture plaques framing the main gates. Taken together these demonstrate unique primitive simplicity and elegance.The King Pan Festival originated from the Singing Party that falls on October 16 of the lunar calendar (Usually the end of November on the Gregorian calendar), which is a grand Yao singing and dancing festival to worship their ancestors and celebrate the bumper harvest. Nowadays, the King Pan Festival has developed into an entertaining festival to celebrate the harvest, and is also an opportunity for young boys and girls to look for the one they might fall in love with.Opening time: 8:00-18:00   Tel: (86)735-3999005   Location:South Yizhang County, Chenzhou City, Hunan ProvinceTicket: RMB 80 yuan and 3 yuan (insurance), and 40 yuan park transit fare.Transport:1. Take public bus No. 32 or 18 to Tianlong Station in Chenzhou City. Transfer to the shuttle bus to the destination.2.  It is 30km from Nation Road 107 in the west, 69 km from Jingguang Double Line, 64 km from Jingzhu High Way. Take National Road 107, go past Yizhang, Pingshi, Yiliu, and then turn off the National Road 107 at the 2032.3 km Crossway to Mangshan National Forest Park road.3. Take a nonstop bus from Chenzhou South Station at 9:30, 12:30 or 14:30.4. Take a bus from Tianlong Station in Chenzhou City to Yizhang County, and then take a nonstop bus at 7:30, 8:00, 11:00, 12:50 or 13:00.
    HOT Hunan & Other regions 2022-05-28 16:19 View:2658
  • Loudi Ziquejie Terraced Field

    Loudi Ziquejie Terraced Field

    Feature: Qin People Terraced FieldTime: All the year roundTicket: 68 yuanPhone: 0738-8313881Opening Time: 8 a.m.Address: Xinhua County, Loudi, HunanAs one of the 8 new famous scenic spots in Hunan Province, Ziquejie Terraced Field is located in Shuiche of Xinhua County. 80,000 mu (5,333 hectare)terraced fields, rising one upon another at an elevation of 500 meters to 1,100 meters, are endowed with natural self-irrigation and endless spring water.Here you can appreciate the remains of ancient paddy culture and enjoy the primitive simplicity of slash-and-burn cultivation and wood-block houses.According to research, the Terraced Field which originated from Qin & Han Dynasty and developed in the Song Dynasty, has a long history of over 2,000 years and is the product of the nationalities (Miao,Yao,Tong and Han) working together as the remains of ancient paddy culture with fishing and hunting culture, reflecting  the greatness of the ancient Meishan farming civilization. It is approved as a state-level scenic spot in 2005. And in 2006 it was included in the world culture and natural double heritage list.
    HOT Hunan & Other regions 2022-05-23 16:46 View:2542
  • Langshan Mountain Scenic Area

    Langshan Mountain Scenic Area

    Langshan Mountain is one of China's National Geological Park famous for its unique Danxia landform. It is located in Xinning county,about 500 kilometers away from Changsha, capital of Hunan province. In the south Langshan Mountain is connected with Guilin, in the north it echoes Zhangjiajie.
    Hunan & Other regions 2018-03-21 17:21 View:3629
  • Zeng Guofan Former Residence

    Zeng Guofan Former Residence

    Situated in Heye Town, Shuanfeng County, Loudi, the tourist area is rich in tourism resources, and the representative buildings include Fuhou Hall, Baiyu (White Jade) Hall and Gold Hall. Fuhou Hall was the former residence of Zeng Guofan, the chief of the Hunan army at the end of the Qing Dynasty (1636-1912), and now it is a key historic monument under provincial protection.Transport: It takes only 30 minutes by car from Shuanfeng County to the destinationTel:(86)738-6012899Adimission(For reference): RMB 50 yuan/adultOpening hours: 8:00-18:00
    Hunan & Other regions 2018-02-23 17:25 View:3870
  • Jiuyishan Mountain Scenic Area

    Jiuyishan Mountain Scenic Area

    In the southern part of NingYuan County, Yongzhou City, Mount Jiuyi is a national AAAA scenic area. Occupying 200 square kilometers, the scenic area is a habitat of many rare plants and wild animals including the unique Jiuyi spot bamboo. The mountain is called Jiuyi because there are nine (Jiu in Chinese) peaks. On the mountain is the Mausoleum of Emperor Shun, a key cultural relic under state-level protection and one of the ten most famous cultural heritage sites in Hunan Province. The mausoleum was originally built in Xia Dynasty (about four thousand years ago) and it is the earlist recorded tomb of the Chinese people\\\'s ancestors. Historically, the mausoleum was a place for emperors and kings from various periods in ancient China to pay their respects to the Emperor Shun, one of the five earliest emperors of China. Since 2,000, cultural tourist festivals and sacrificial ceremonies have been held every year and attract a great many tourists.Other 37 scenic spots in the area include the Garden of Cuckoo, the Garden of Spot Bamboo, Yongfu Temple, Zixia Rock and Yuguan Rock, all of which are memorable sites and of great interest to visitors.Transport: Take public buses in Ningyuan CountyAdmission (For reference): RMB 40 yuan/adult for the Mausoleum of Emperor Shun, RMB20yuan/adult for Zixia Rock and RMB 20 yuan/adult for the Yuguan Rock
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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:2851