Changsha Facts Page
Changsha: The Capital city of the Hunan
Visa's are required for foreigners.
The nearest airport is the Huanghua Airport,
located 30 km or approximately 19 miles from Changsha.
Approximately RMB1 = HK$0.9297 = US$0.1197 (updated 25 Mar 1996)
GMT: +8 (Same Time Zone as Hong Kong)
Chancellor Li Tsang's Family Tombs (dated B.C.) Although
2100 years old, the Chancellor's wife's body is very well preserved,
still containing flesh, teeth and internal organs. An autopsy
revealed she died suddenly, after a meal, at the approximate age of
about 50 years old.
Hunan Exhibition Hall
Hunan Provincial First Normal School - A copy of Mao
Hunan Provincial Museum - 5000 artifacts of the Han
dynasty, as well as many
revolutionary items are exhibited.
Juzi (Orange) Island - About 5 km (3.2 miles) in length.
Laodong Renmin Stadium
Mao Zedong's House at Shaoshan - This is where the founder of
the People's Republic of China, Mao Zedong was born. His house
contains some of the original furniture that he had used. There is a
museum devoted to his life and works. Your trip from Changsha
will take in much of the wonderful rural landscape en route.
Hunan Embroidery Research Institute
- You can watch as the embroidery artists hand embroider incredibly
intricate designs on selected fabrics, all without the use of any templates
or even penciled-in lines! Amazing! These wonderful embroideries
are available for purchase at the factory, and make excellent gifts
for family members back home. (Follow link for more info).
Tianxin Park - Contains a section of the old city wall.
Taohuayuan - (Note: Same link as Mount Hengshan photo link)
Youth and Children's Palace
Yuelu Hill - Provides a good view of city.
General Survey of Changsha" presents a general overview of
some of the attractions located in the city of Changsha, along with
some geographical data.
Min. 41 F (5 C) in January
Max. 84 F (29 C) in July
Annual Rainfall: 107.9 inches (2741mm)
Rainy Season: April - June
Best Season to visit: Autumn
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