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Mid-Autumn Festival Customs

Moon Cakes in Changsha

In the old days, snack workshops in Changsha began to prepare moon cake production when spring came. A lot of time has to be spent on the materials such as nuts, lard, hams, lean meat, as well as cooked sweetened bean paste, lotus paste, and jujube paste. The period from the seventh lunar month to the mid-autumn day is the season of moon cakes.

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Holiday Travel Guide

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    Zhangjiajie National Forest Park

    Zhangjiajie National Forest Park (including Huangshizhai, Jinbianxi, Golden Whip Stream,Yuanjiajie, Tianzi Mountain, Huanglong Cave, Baofeng Lake, Tianmen Mountain)

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    Hengshan Mountain

    Situated in Hengyang City, Hunan Province, Mount Hengshan is one of China's Five Sacred Mountains. The mountain range runs 150 km from Hengyang to Changsha. Of the cluster of 72 peaks, the most known is Zhurong Peak.

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    Yuelu Mountain

    The name Mount Yuelu is related to a famous line from the book" Story of Nanyue" written by Liu Song of the Southern and Northern Dynasties (420AD-589AD). The line reads eight hundred square meters around Nanyue, the head is Huiyan and the foot is Yuelu.

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    Orange Isle

    As the world's longest inland river isle, Orange Isle connects the Mount Yuelu in the west and the downtown in the east, with a length of 5km and a width of 50-200 meters and a total area of 70kms.

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    Fenghuang Ancient City

    Situated in the western border area of Hunan Province, Fenghuang(Phoenix) Ancient City is a famous historic and cultural city. It was ever praised as "the most beautiful small city in China" by Rewi Alley, a renowned author in New Zealand.

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    Yueyang Tower

    Iis one of the three famous towers in South China. In Yueyang Tower, tourists can find poems, paintings, calligraphic works, tree-root carvings, and the different models of Yueyang Tower of the Song (960-1279), Yuan (1271-1368), Ming and Qing Dynasties.

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    Mount Langshan Scenic Area

    Huge rocks of dark red color of grotesque shapes present tourists a marvelous sight. The mountain slopes are covered with bamboo groves, where various kinds of birds live.

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    Former Residence of Mao Zedong

    Shaoshan, one of the four major revolutionary memorial lands of China, has been well known in the world because of Mao Zedong, a great leader of China.

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    Dongjiang Lake Scenic Area

    It is surrounded by islands of sizes and luxuriant primeval forests with precious birds and animals living among. Dongjiang Lake, for its picturesque scenes and an expanse of water, is also well known as the "Eastern Swiss" Lake.

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    Laosicheng Site in Yongshun County

    Located by the riverside of Lingxi River in the east of Yongshun County, Laosicheng was the Tusi Peng’s administration area of Ancient Xizhou, and the political, economic, cultural and military center for southwestern ethnic minorities during Tusi Period from the 13th to the early 20th century.

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    Meishan Cave & Ziquejie Terrace

    Meishan Cave is situated on the side of Zijiang River. Ziquejie Terraced Field is located in Shuiche of Xinhua County. 80,000 mu terraced fields.

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    Fantawild Adventure Theme Park

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    Hunan Martyrs Park

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    Hunan Forest Botanical Garden

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    Xiangjiang River Scenic Belt

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  • Former Residence of Jia Yi

    As one of the oldest relics of Changsha, the Former Residence of Jia Yi has the longest history among the former residences of the Chinese celebrities and is located in Taifu Lane, Taiping Street, Tianxin District of Changsha City.

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