China - Hunan (Chapter)

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This is the Hunan chapter from Lonely Planet’s China guidebook.

As the birthplace of Mao Zedong, Communist Party cadres might wax lyrical about the sacred standing of Hunan in the annals of Chinese history, but it’s Hunan’s dramatic scenery that is the real draw.

  • hike among the otherworldly peaks of one of China’s most spectacular national parks, Zhangjiajie
  • maps
  • wander the gorgeous river town of Fenghuang at night, marvelling at its lights
  • transport
  • sample authentic, chilli-laden Hunan cuisine in Changsha
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Changsha, Shaoshan, Heng Shan, Zhangjiajie, Dehang, Fenghuang, Hongjiang, Old Town, Furong Zhen.

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