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.


source: Wikipedia

Things To Do in Changsha See All Things To Do in Changsha

  • Hunan Provincial Museum

    Hunan Provincial Museum

    No.50 Dongfeng Road

    Hunan Provincial Museum is the provincial museum of Hunan province in China built in 1951 and opene...

    Attractions,Arts and Culture
  • Xiangjiang Scenic Belt

    Xiangjiang Scenic Belt

    Xiangjiang Avenue, Tianxin Dis...

    Activities, Attractions,Outdoors, Landmarks and Points Of Interest
  • Yuelu Academy

    Yuelu Academy

    East of Yuelu Mountain, Yuelu ...

    Attractions,Historical Sites
  • Pozi Street

    Pozi Street

    Pozi Street

    Attractions,Landmarks and Points Of Interest

Hotels in Changsha (85 Hotels) See All Changsha Hotels

  • 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...

  • Crowne Plaza Changsha City Center

    Seen in Changsha, Crowne Plaza Changsha City Center is a finest hotel conveniently placed nearby Shiwu Collage, JinManDi ShangYeJie (A Qu) and Coucou Cafe. Some other rec...

  • 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 ...

  • Jinjiang Inn Changsha Wuyi Square

    Having Coucou Cafe, Shiwu Collage and Jia Yi's Memorial Hall comfortably placed close to the two and half star hotel, Jinjiang Inn Changsha Wuyi Square; this hotel is app...

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