27 kilometers, Changsha Huanghua International Airport (CSX)
Discover Vibrant Changsha
Enjoy the beautiful outdoors, learn about Mao Zedong, and try the tofu
From our convenient downtown location, you’ll have easy access to the top attractions in the fascinating Hunan capital. Yuelu Mountain offers beautiful natural scenery, incredible views of the city, and historic buildings such as the Yuelu Academy and Lushan Temple. Retrace the footsteps of Mao Zedong—a Communist revolutionary and founding father of the People’s Republic of China—at his birthplace of Shaoshan and Hunan First Normal University, the college he attended from 1913 to 1918. See a famous statue of Zedong, as well as a 100-meter fountain and lush park filled with subtropical plants, at Orange Isle—named for the abundant oranges in this popular Xiangjiang River destination. You can also wander down lively Taiping Street to browse shops for souvenirs, sample local snacks like Changsha stinky tofu, and visit notable sights like the former Mingyue Imperial Palace. The Hunan Provincial Museum is full of historic treasures, notably the Lady Dai mummy, while the Mawangdui Mausoleum is a celebrated site of excavated Western Han Dynasty tombs.