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Changsha is located in northeast part of Hunan. It is the capital city of Hunan Province as well as the political, economic and cultural center. It is also a city of history and culture as well as China top tourist city.

Changsha is Situated in the river valley along the lower part of Xiang River, The recorded history of Changsha can be traced back 3000 years. Tomb relics from the primitive periods witnessing the earliest human of activities have been discovered in this region. After Emperor Qin unified the country, the town was set up as a county and later became the capital city of a state in the early Han Dynasty.

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Weather & Temperature
Spring, during the months from March through May, is the best time to travel to the city. Likewise, September is a good time to visit, during the short but pleasant autumn period when the red maples on Long Island (Juzizhou) are in full blossom and the temperatures in this period are around 15C to 20C.

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Travel in Changsha
Changsha has rich historical heritages including old wall remains, tomb sites, religious temples and buildings. What earns the city its reputation among tourists are two things. One is a great man in China's recent history, Chairman Mao Zedong and the other is Yuelu Academy, a time-honored academic school perched on the scenic Yuelu Mountain. Originally built in 976 during the Song Dynasty, the academy school survived through the Yuan, Ming and Qing dynasties and is considered to be the cradle of Huxiang Culture.

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Changsha is also a famous "city with hills, water and islands". The advantaged geographical terrain has brought Changsha beautiful landscapes. Here, one can see beautiful mountains, clean water and sandbank with special physiognomy. Standing on Juzi Island, one can enjoy the beautiful scenery of Mount Yuelu, which is described in the poem as "frost leaves more gorgeous than flowers in February", as well as the vastness of Xiang River.

Transportation is well developed in Changsha. Arriving and departing, whether by air, train or bus, and the convenient city buses and taxies can carry you around the city.

By Air - Huanghua International Airport (CSX) is inconveniently located 25 kilometers away to the east of the city center. Currently, the airport has international and Direct flights connects the Asian cities and over 40 other major cities in China.

By Train - As an important hub of the national Jingguang Railway (Beijing-Guangzhou), Changsha benefits from rail connections to almost every major city in China. The railway station is located in the east end of the city at Chezhan Lu.

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Changsha people are also renowned for their acting and have created various traditional folk art performances of their own including the local operas, storytelling, drum opera, acrobatics and other dramatic styles - Just to explore the Hunan for yourself! offers online information on Changsha Travel Guide and More City Guide of China. Keep browsing our site for more information on China.

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