Changsha in Hunan is home to roughly 2,100,000 people.
From here it's roughly 360 miles (579 kilometers) to the south to Dongguan and 410 miles (660 kilometers) to the southeast to Xiamen.
Escape the bustling streets by planning a trip to the nearby natural reserves, such as Hunan Forest Botanical Garden and Mount Yuelu. Come to these great places and discover the biodiversity of the area then stop for a snack in the reserves’ beautiful grounds.
See the world in a new light at the Hunan Provincial Museum, one of the favorite cultural destinations in Changsha. Explore the collections at your own pace, lose yourself in the exhibits, and then ask for tips from the locals to discover some of the smaller museums in the area.
Martyrs' Park is among the most visited botanical parks around Changsha. Visitors of all ages love to hang out here because of its well-tended botanical displays.