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10 new attractions opening in Hunan in 2017

By Weiwei Guan

October 18

When you think of traveling in China’s Hunan Province, what comes to mind first? Maybe Zhangjiajie National Forest Park’s karst peaks and drifting clouds, or the ancient town of Fenghuang with its distinctive architecture? Here are 10 new attractions for those who don’t want to visit the same destination twice.

When you think of traveling in China’s Hunan Province, what comes to mind first? Maybe Zhangjiajie National Forest Park’s karst peaks and drifting clouds, or the ancient town of Fenghuang with its distinctive architecture? Here are 10 new attractions for those who don’t want to visit the same destination twice.

When you think of traveling in China’s Hunan Province, what comes to mind first? Maybe Zhangjiajie National Forest Park’s karst peaks and drifting clouds, or the ancient town of Fenghuang with its distinctive architecture?

Here are 10 new attractions for those who don’t want to visit the same destination twice co-recommended by rednet.cn (official portal of Hunan) and Hunan Self-driving Tourism Association.

1.Yangsha Lake Tourist Resort in Yueyang City

Opened in June this year, Yangsha Lake Tourist Resort is renowned as the No. 1 Watertown in Hunan. The resort provides visitors with a comprehensive range of services including a Water Park, a Recreation vehicle (RV) campground, a lure fishing spot and a golf course.

2.Ziquejie Terrace Field in Loudi City

Ziquejie Terrace Field was reopened in September after a year’s closure for improvement work. With a history of over 2,000 years, it has been created by generation upon generation of Miao and Yao ethnic minorities. The best time to visit is May through October.

3.Yuanxiang Sea of flowers in Guandu County

From July to October each year, 13.3 hectares of crape myrtle flowers in Guandu County of Changsha attract thousands of visitors.

4.Tanhe Ancient Town in Ningxiang County

Built on the Tanheli Relics, Tanhe Ancient Town is the largest park that shows the civilization of the Western Zhou Dynasty (1046-771BC).

5.New Memorial Hall of the Autumn Harvest Uprising in Changsha

This year mark the 90th anniversary of the Autumn Harvest Uprising. The New Memorial Hall opened in September located at Meixihu District of Changsha displays the historical event with pictures, paintings, sculptures and videos. More than 70 cultural relics are shown there.

6.Taohuayuan Scenic Spot in Changde City

Taohuayuan Scenic Spot reopened in September after three years of improvement work. The annual garden party at this spot is one of the most important events in Hunan Province.

7.Beila Town in Changsha

Beila Town in Changsha is China’s first big parent-child amusement park, with more than 70 types of amusement facilities and about 5,500 mu (906 acres) of natural attractions covered by forests, valleys and lakes.

8.Tiantianwan Park in Yiyang City

Tiantianwan Park in Yiyang City, which opened on October 1st, is a contains many different amusement facilities. Its sky swimming lane has ranked No.1 in China.

9.Night tour at Chuanzi River in Changde City

The Night tour at Chuanzi River in Changde City started in late 2016, with a total route of 18km in 50 minutes.

10.Shaoshan Mountain Scenic Spot in Xiangtan City

Shaoshan Mountain Scenic Spot in Xiangtan City reopened in October, 2017 after two years of improvement work. The spot is endowed with historic and cultural meaning, having inspired more than 300 works by some of history’s most famous Chinese writers, poets and prominent artists.

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