Changsha travel guide

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You're Going to Love Changsha

At 3,000 years old, Changsha is abuzz with life. But what sets Hunan's capital apart from other cities in China is what makes it so appealing: the beautiful riverfront and tree-lined streets. With plenty of attractions to explore, it's a superb Chinese destination.

Top 5 Reasons to Visit Changsha

What to do in Changsha

When to Visit Changsha

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Changsha is at its best around spring and fall. From February through May, the city starts to warm up and the magnolia trees bloom, while September to November is another mild, pleasant time to visit.

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How to Get to Changsha

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Where to Stay in Changsha

Luxury accommodation options in Changsha include the Empark Grand Hotel, the Wyndham Grand Plaza Royale Furongguo Changsha, and the Sheraton Changsha Hotel.

Popular Neighborhoods in Changsha

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How to Get Around Changsha

The Cost of Living in Changsha

Shopping Streets

If you want to shop for global and Chinese brands, Wuyi Square Shopping Circle is the city's liveliest mall, but there are also excellent department stores like Friendship Store, with a quirkier range of products.

Groceries and Other

Supermarkets in town include Vanguard and Better Life. Prices won't be high - expect to pay around ¥11 for 12 eggs.

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Where to Eat in Changsha

High-end gourmet restaurants include the historic Huǒgōngdiàn, the Sōnghuājiāng Jiǎoziguǎn dumpling house, and Food Street at the Huatian Hotel. Prices should be around ¥20-30 per head.