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Top 12 tourist attractions in Hunan


When it comes to Hunan tourism, many people first think of Zhangjiajie, which is indeed one of the essential tourist attractions with its exotic mountains and beautiful environment. Hunan, one of the birthplaces of ancient Chinese Chu culture, has nurtured a splendid Xiang and Chu culture and also has a paradise-like beauty.
In Hunan, there are not only beautiful landscapes, rustic ancient towns, and mysterious ethnic customs, but Hunan also has good-looking Hunan girls and many scenic spots…
Today Dolma brings you the top twelve tourist attractions in Hunan, let’s see what Hunan has to offer!

Top 12 tourist attractions in Hunan

1. Zhangjiajie Wulingyuan Scenic Spot

Zhangjiajie scenic spot is a very famous scenic spot in Hunan, it is Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, the location of the scenic spot is located in the northwest of Hunan Province, Zhangjiajie City, it is China’s first batch of scenic tourist areas rated 5A, is also the first national forest park.
Zhangjiajie National Forest Park
In the scenic area, thousands of stone peaks, endless, is a unique peak forest landscape in the world, giving people a majestic, grand, and magnificent visual enjoyment.

2. Tianmen Mountain

Tianmen Mountain has a famous glass walkway and a beautiful sea of clouds, which is often searched on Weibo and is known as the “world’s most beautiful sky garden” and “heavenly wonderland”.
Tianmen Mountain
If you don’t feel it yourself, you really can’t feel its magic and charm.
I recommend taking the west route first, where there are glass stacks and ghost valley stacks, walking among the cliffs, and looking at the cloudy peaks and steep mountains, the scenery is so beautiful that it is like a world apart. Then take the open cable car straight to the top of the cloud dream immortal, here is the highest viewpoint of Tianmen Mountain, in addition to feeling the feeling of driving the clouds!

3. Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon

Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon, with its towering walls and waterfalls, allows visitors to see all the mountains, water, caves, lakes, canyons, waterfalls, streams, and other natural scenery in one day.
The vegetation in the canyon is luxuriant, the air is fresh, cool, and comfortable, and the streams are filled with a layer of mist, just like coming to paradise, which makes people’s worries disappear.
Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon Glass Bridge
In addition, the Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon glass bridge, and bungee jumping project are very worth experiencing!

4. The Phoenix Ancient City

The Phoenix Ancient Cityis is a scenic spot in Hunan province that has been on the list of major tourist attractions, the location of the scenic spot is located in the southwest of Xiangxi Tujia and Miao Autonomous Prefecture in Hunan province.
Phoenix Ancient Town
A green hill hugging the ancient city, a bay of Tuo water around the city, a red stone street, a row of small hanging foot towers, a weathered ancient city wall, vicissitudes of the old castle, a majestic ancient stone bridge, everything is beautiful to the extreme…
The ancient city is visible as a beautiful painting of the foggy Tuo River, especially the ancient city of Phoenix at night, with lights on both sides.

5. Hengshan

Hengshan is a famous mountain in Hunan Province and is also a 5A level scenic spot in China. The location of this scenic spot is at the junction of Hengyang and Xiangtan City in Hunan Province, and Hengshan has many large and small Buddhist temples and Taoist buildings.
Since early times, Hengshan has been a sacred place of blessing in China, with a long history of culture. The flowers on Hengshan are particularly splendid in spring, and coming to Hengshan will make you feel the magic and romance of nature…

6. Yueyang Tower

Yueyanglou is a scenic spot in Hunan with the name of Jiangnan’s famous building and is one of the top ten must-see scenic spots in Hunan. The location of scenic spot is located in Dongting North Road, Yueyanglou District, Yueyang City, Hunan Province.
Yueyang Tower
Yueyanglou is a unique ancient building with a helmet roof structure in China, and the upper floor is full of famous couples, poems, and essays, and is furnished with ancient and modern ink treasures. Standing on the walls full of traces of age, you can see Junshan Island from afar and feel the scenery of Dongting Lake.

7. Shaoshan

Shaoshan is the hometown of Chairman Mao, the great leader of the Chinese people, and the place where he lived, studied, and worked during his youth and his early revolutionary activities. Shaoshan is beautiful, beautiful scenery, cultural landscape, and natural landscape, the main attractions are Chairman Mao’s former residence, bronze statue, memorial hall, poetry monument forest, etc., which Chairman Mao’s former residence and the memorial hall were selected as the national red tourism classic scenic spots list.
Shaoshan is famous for Chairman Mao, the great man of the generation, both in China and abroad. The scenic area is filled with beautiful scenery, and the humanistic and natural landscapes are intertwined.

8. Yuelu Mountain

Since ancient times, Yuelu Mountain is famous for its beautiful mountains and clear water, which has attracted countless literati, writers, and dignitaries to visit here. There are many historical and cultural relics, such as Aiwange, Qingfeng Gorge, Python Cave, Yuwang Monument, and Yuelu Academy, which are famous far and wide.
Yuelu Mountain
The landscape consists of hills and low mountains, rivers, streams, lakes, natural flora and fauna, cultural monuments, tombs of modern celebrities, and revolutionary memorial sites.
Maybe you also want to know: How to go to Changsha Yuelu Mountain

9. Langshan

The location of scenic spot is located near the S218 provincial road in the town of Shaoyang City, Hunan Province, Xinning County, which has a large number of mountains and its mountains have formed a unique Danxia landform due to crustal movement.

10. Changde Peach Blossom Source

The scenic spot is located in Taoyuan Town, Taoyuan County, Changde City, Hunan Province, and has not only a lot of beautiful attractions but also various entertainment facilities and humanistic shrines.
Changde Peach Blossom Garden
Tao Yuanming, a great poet in the Eastern Jin Dynasty, described a peach blossom source in his book “The Peach Blossom Source”, which is now known as Changde Peach Blossom Source, according to the test.

11. Yan Di Mausoleum

Surrounded by green mountains, blue water, blue sky, white clouds, flying eaves, ancient charm… This is the scenic spot of Yandi Mausoleum in Zhuzhou, Hunan.
Yan Di Mausoleum
This scenic spot is located in Luyuanpi, Luyuan Town, Yanling County, Zhuzhou City, Hunan Province, where the founder of the Chinese nation, Emperor Yandi Shennong, is buried, which is of great historical and cultural value.

12、Orange Island

A lot of people go to Changsha and are rushing to Orange Island, because this is a spiritual thing, after all, “independent of the cold autumn, Xiangjiang River north to go, Orange Island. Look at the red mountains, the forest is dyed; the river is blue, and a hundred barges fighting for water. “This great poem has influenced many people.
Orange Island
Orange Island is surrounded by water on all sides and stretches for tens of miles, with a narrow point of about 40 meters across and a wide point of about 140 meters across, shaped like a long island.

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Author: Travel Blogger Dolma

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