Changsha Travel Guide

Introduction

Changsha is the capital city of Hunan, in south-central China, located on the lower reaches of Xiang River, a branch of the Yangtze River. Its municipality covers an area of and, according to the 2010 Census, a population of 7,044,118 inhabitants.

Changsha was important from the time of the Qin dynasty (221–207 BC). In AD 750–1100 Changsha was a major commercial hub, and its population increased greatly. Under the Qing dynasty, from 1664, it was the capital of Hunan province, and it was a major rice market. It was besieged during the Taiping Rebellion but never fell. Changsha was the site of Mao Zedong's conversion to communism. It was the scene of major battles in the Sino-Japanese War of 1937–45 and was briefly occupied by the Japanese. Rebuilt since 1949, the city is now a major interior port and a commercial and industrial center.


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  • Wyndham Grand Plaza Royale

    Wyndham Grand Plaza Royale is among the ideal, finest places to stay in Changsha. Perfectly situated nearby Tianxin Tower, Tianxin Park and No.9 Jin Tomb in Jingpenling M...

  • Jinjiang Inn Changsha Helong Stadium

    Located within Changsha, Jinjiang Inn Changsha Helong Stadium is comfortably situated close to Jingdong Mall, Hunan Provincial Museum of Geology and Peace Church Shopping...

  • Empark Grand Hotel Changsha

    Empark Grand Hotel Changsha is among the top, premium places to remain in Changsha. Nicely found in close proximity to Century Golden Resources Mall, Beijincheng Site and...

  • Motel 168 Changsha Railway Station

    Located within Changsha, Motel 168 Changsha Railway Station is comfortably placed near The friendship Store (shaoshan road), Zoumalou Writing Bamboo Strips and Zhonggong ...

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