Changde Travel Guide
Located in northwest of Hunan, Changde is the gorge place to Changsha, Sichuan, Guizhou, Guangdong and three gorges area. It was called Wuling in ancient times, and has been regarded as “the lips and teeth of west Hunan”, “the gorge to Guizhou and Sichuan”.
Water is the sea of Changde City. One third of Dongting Lake is in Changde. The core area is Ping Lake, which is an important international everglade. Here, there are lakes, islands and beaches, with many birds reside here. It is a nice place to relax in nature.
There are many relics here, the most famous of which is Peachblossom Land described by Tao Yuanming, the famous poet in Jin Dynasty. Besides, iron sutra pillar, the pagoda of De Hill, penholder battlements in the city area are provincial key cultural relics. In Huping Hill in Shimen County, there are more than 1000 kinds of precious animals and plants. Dragon-king Cave is a group of caves which can be compared with Yellow-dragon Cave of Wulingyuan. Jiashan Temple in Shimen County was built in Tang Dynasty, which has a holy place for Buddhism. The temple of literature in Li County is the biggest temple of literature in Hunan Province.
Area Code: 0736
Post Code: 415000
Places under jurisdiction: Wuling Area, Dingcheng Area, Jinshi City, Li County, Linli County, Taoyang County, Hanshou County, Anxiang County, Shimen County
City Flower: Gardenia
Tourism Supervision: 0736-7256407
Price Supervision: 0736-7797116
Top Things To Do in Changde
Huping Mountain National Level Protection Area covers an area of 45000 hectares. In the area, there are 266 hills. Huping Mountain Range is derived from Taiqing Mountain, the north branch of Wuling... [ View Details ]
Liuye Lake Holiday Resort is located at the northeast of Changde City. There are Sun Mountain in the north and Yuan River in the South, being the conjuncture place of Changsha, Mount Heng, Mount Sha... [ View Details ]