Lying along the middle reaches of the Yangtze River, Hunan received its name because most of its territory is on the south (nan) of Dongting Lake (hu). It is hailed as "a land of fish and rice". Praising Hunan as "the next hot tourist destination", Lonely Planet considers "Hunan, integrating tradition with modern elements, may not match with tourists' expectation of China, but it may also be the reason for a travel." An astonishing landscape ...
The Invitational Exhibition of Ceramic Works by International Ceramics Masters is being held at the Art Gallery of Liling Ceramics Valley from Nov. 16 2016 to Feb. 15, 2017. The exhibition displayed quality ceramic works created by over 50 ceramists from 18 countries and regions along the Belt and Road.
The Seventh China (Hunan) Tourism Industry Exposition (the Expo) will take place at Changsha Red Star International Exhibition Center from Nov. 23, 2016 to Jan. 3, 2017. The Expo is expected to hit a record high again in attendance and scale. Scenario-based exhibition arrangement will be adopted in four major exhibition areas to fully demonstrate Hunan’s rich tourism resources.
Themed on “Romantic Maple Brings a Cozy Life”, the 10th Red Maple Festival of Yuelu Mountain kicked off the same day. It will last for over two months and feature eight theme activities. The most significant part of this time of year is watching all kinds of leaves like maple leaves and ginkgo turn bright hues of orange, gold, and crimson. Richly endowed by nature, Hunan is famous for its foliage.
Xiangxi Tujia and Miao Autonomous Prefecture is located in northwest Hunan Province, neighboring Zhangjiajie to the east and Huaihua to the south. It is a place with profound cultural deposits and rich ethnic customs.Yuanshui Scenic Area in Luxi County is a provincial-level scenic spot. It has beautiful natural scenery, numerous cultural landscapes, and unique folk customs.
Integrating serious attitude, glorious visions, up-to-date perspectives and strong passion towards the exquisite land of Hunan, the column-- Hunan Geography aims to introduce and present the beauty...More >
The Eight Old Views of Xiaoxiang, or the legendary eight scenic spots in the basin area of the Xiangjiang River, represent the charming sceneries of Hunan. Shen Kuo, a famous man of letter from the Song Dynasty once depicted the eight views in his literature work Sketches and Notes Written in Mengxi Park. Wits in various times also followed his suits...More >
Folk customs refer to the local customs handed down from generation to generation. All ethnic groups in Hunan celebrate various festivals with local flavor. Hunan also boasts more than 5,000 plays from 17 drama groups (or operas).
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Reach Xiangxiang Shuifu Temple Tourist Area from Changsha by the Changsha-Xiangtan Expressway. Enjoy beautiful scenery rivaling Qiandao Lake. Visit Zeng Guofan’s resident and C...
Foreign Tourists to Hunan From Jan. to Dec. in 2015(Updated on Feb. 24, 2016)