Changsha, the largest and capital city of the Hunan province, was built almost 3,000 years ago on the shores of the popular Xiang River. This picturesque city, previously called Qinyang, is surrounded by fertile plains on all sides. It is an ideal place for tourists interested in knowing more about Chinese culture.
- Window of the World
- Hunan Museum
- Yueyang Tower
- Shop near the streets of Zhongshan lu
- Hike up the slopes of Yuelu Hill Park
- Visit the Mawangdui Han Tombs
The city of Changsha experiences occasional monsoons, with average temperature ranging between 16°C and 17°C, and the average rainfall received annually is nearly 1,422 mm. In the month of January, temperatures drop to 4°C, whereas they rises to a maximum of 28°C in July. Summers are hot and long, and the winters are cool and almost rainless, while springs are quite wet.
Getting There & Around
The nearest airport, which is the Huanghua International Airport, is situated almost 25 kilometers away from the Changsha city centre and can be accessed by taxi and shuttle bus. The city is well connected to other major cities by frequent train services.
The best way to travel in and around the city is by taxis. One can also travel by public buses or specialized tourist buses. Tourists can hire bicycles if they want to experience the local flavour.
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Crowne Plaza Hotel City Centre Changsha offers a friendly atmosphere with essential facilities making guests' stay pleasant and relaxing. Travellers of Changsha can visit the popular attractions... More
InterContinental CHANGSHA is an urban hotel offering posh spaces set in the heart of North Star Delta, ideal for sophisticated travellers exploring this part of China. After seeing the collections... More
Offering exceptional accommodation along with the rare combination of a superb location, refined decor and desirable amenities, the Sheraton Changsha Hotel has everything to make your stay a... More
Business and leisure travellers in the capital city of Hunan in south-central China find ideal base at the tasteful accommodations of accessibly located Days Hotel And Suites Changsha City Center.... More
The hotel is recommended for both business and leisure travellers. FZ 12/08 The hotel is a modern, high rise building. The hotel is located in the city center of Changsha, close to the... More
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With cosy accommodations set close to a business precinct and must-visit local attractions, Greentree Inn Changsha Yuanjialing Express Hotel makes for a strategic starting point for travellers in... More
With breathtaking views of the Xiangjiang River, Empark Grand Hotel Changsha provides quality accommodation and professional services for travellers in China. The famous Yuelu Academy, located at... More
Wyndham Grand Plaza Royale Furongguo Changsha Hotel is situated at the crossroads of Furong Road and Renmin Road. It is also within walking distance from the Huangxing Road Shopping Center,... More