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Hengyang Travel Guide

Located in middle reaches of Xiang River, south of Mount Heng, Hengyang is a city with long history, culture and beautiful sceneries, winning the reputation of “a pearl in south China”. According to legend, the wild geese stop here and return when they fly from north to south, so Hengyang gets another name as “Wild Geese City”.

Hengyang has a long history. According to culture relics unearthed, five or six thousand years ago, people planted rice and bred pigs and cattle, leading a resident life here.

As the second largest city in Hunan province, Hengyang has advantage in geographical location, infrastructure, and natural resources. After Sui Dynasties, it has been an administration area under the jurisdiction of central government and in 1942 it established prefecture-level city administration. It is the hometown of PRC’s marshal Luo Ronghen, great thinker Wang Chuanshan and Cailun, who contributed a lot in paper making skill in the history.

Hengyang has resplendent culture and charming scenic spots. Mount Heng is a multi-functional spot with sightseeing, exploration, holiday and summer resort, famous for its mountainous sceneries, Buddhism and Daoism.

Hengyang Travel Ideas

Hengyang Transport

Hengyang has a very good transportation conditions in railway and highway. However, theres no airport in this city. You have to go to Changsha, the capital city to take a flight. There is no airport in Hengyang. To take plane, one has to go to Huanghua Airport in Changsha or Hehua Airport in

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Hengyang Bus

Buses There are 40-plus lines of city buses in Hengyang city, among which several lines are air-conditioning buses with a price of RMB2/passenger. City buses cover most of the rural area of Hengyang city. Transportation inside the city is very convenient. Taxi There are many taxis in the rural ar

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Hengyang Highway

There are two big long distance bus stations in Hengyang: the East Bus Station and West Bus Station. The West Bus Station is located at Jiefangxi Road, can be reached by bus NO 1 and city loop bus B. Most of the intercity buses to other cities in Hunan, Jiangxi Province and Fujian Provinces depart

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Hengyang Train

Hengyang railway station is located at Zhuhui Area of Hengyang city. One can take bus NO 1, 16, 18 and city loop bus NO 2. Everyday, there are trains depart for Changsha, Zhangjiajie and some other cities in and out of Hunan province. Ticket information call: 0734-2522222 Railway information call:

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