Hengyang

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; death_date 2 October 1678 (aged 65-66) death_place Hengyang, Hunan, China place of burial In 1673, the Kangxi Emperor decided to make Wu Sangui and two other princes who had been rewarded with large fiefs in southern and western China, move from their lands to resettle in Manchuria. Jonathan Spence, ''Emperor of China'', NY: Alfred A. Knopf, p. xvii As a result, the three revolted and thus began the eight-year-long civil war known as the Revolt

there, the American Flying Tigers led by Brigadier General Claire Lee Chennault, had inflicted heavy damage on Japanese troops both in China and Formosa


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''' Do '''Linghu Water Resort''' '''Leiyang Shennong Hot Springs''' - the largest hot springs in Hunan '''Qidong Hongcheng Hot Springs''' '''Jiulong Valley Water Rafting''' - Jiulong Valley literally means Nine Dragons Valley, it's supposedly one of the most exciting water rafting routes in China. '''Mishui River Water Rafting''' '''Xijiang River Water Rafting''' Buy '''Jiefang Road'''(解放路) '''South & North Zhongshan Road'''(中山南北路) '''Hengyang Commerce City'''(商业城) '''Jingzhu Square'''(晶珠广场) Eat '''Spicy Freshwater Snails''' '''Fish Head Stewed with Tofu''' Drink '''Zhangfei Wine''' '''Huzhijiu''' (Wine of Hunan) Sleep Budget The idea of guesthouses and hostels haven't really reached Hengyang yet, but for many Chinese travelers, budget places can be found near Hengyang Railway Station. Just walk around, ask and compare, nonetheless use your haggling skills. There are cheap places to stay near Hengyang Normal University or University of South China that cater to university students. Another option is to head to Dongzhou island, where it may be possible to stay in the monastery for rock bottom price. But communication may be a problem between you and the monks and nuns. Mid-range Mid-range Hotels can be found along Jiefang Road (解放路). '''Huatian Hotel'''(华天大酒店), No.55 Jiefang Road,0734-8188888, www.hyhthotel.com Hengyang Huatian Hotel is the 18th brand-expanded chain hotel of Huatian joint-stock hotel company. It has 282 rooms and suites. It has served visitors Chinese and foreign, such as president of Tanzania, president of Zanbia, prime minister of Belarus, Princess of Thailand, and so on. Prices range from ¥250 to ¥15,000. '''Shenlong Hotel'''(神龙大酒店), No.3 North Zhengyang Road,(0734)8988888, www.shenlonghotel.com Shenlong is recognized as providing wonderful and creative dining. The hotel boasts a revolving restaurant on the top floor, which offers not only delicious food but also a spectacular view of the whole city. Rooms starting from ¥300. '''Youth Hotel'''(青年宾馆), No.23 Yancheng Road (Shoufeng Xiaoqu), very close to Huiyan Peak, 0734-8139888 '''Kangnian International Hotel'''(康年国际大酒店), No.8 Renmin Road. Prices from ¥150. Splurge '''Yancheng Hotel'''(雁城宾馆), No.91 Jiefang Road,(0734)8211288, www.hyycbg.com en The eponymous Yancheng Hotel is the first international luxurious four-star hotel in Hengyang, it has been honored as the best star hotel of Hengyang. Rooms starting from ¥400. '''Linyin Holiday Hotel'''(林隐假日酒店), No.43 Jiefang Road, (0734)8888888. Connect Go next


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nickname Wild Goose City (雁城), Bright Pearl in Southern China settlement_type Prefecture-level city total_type !-- to set a non-standard label

nearby. Tourism Known as the 'Bright Pearl in Southern China' and as 'Wild Goose City' (the latter because of wild geese (goose) that used to rest here while flying south for the winter), Hengyang has been the birthplace of many historical figures, such the revolutionist Luo Ronghuan Luopan. Hengyang Details and a noted Ming (Ming Dynasty) scholar Wang Fuzhi. The city was badly damaged during World War II<

reaches of Xiangjiang River and to the south of Mount Heng (Mount Heng (Hunan)) in Hunan Province. Hengyang is a historically significant city renowned as the 'Bright Pearl in Southern China'. It is also known as 'Wild Goose City' because flocks of wild geese flying south for the winter have been known to stop there to rest. Get in By air The Hengyang Nanyue Airport opened in December 2014. It currently only has connections from Shanghai Pudong and Beijing Nanyuan. The old


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at the caves in Dunhuang at the end of the Great Wall where the first printed copy of the Diamond Sutra was found. The other long trip reached Fuzhou on the east coast, returning across the Xiang River just two days before the Japanese blew up the bridge at Hengyang and cut off that part of China. In 1944 he visited Yunnan in an attempt to reach the Burmese (Burma) border. Everywhere he went he purchased and was given old historical and scientific books which he


delicious food

and suites. It has served visitors Chinese and foreign, such as president of Tanzania, president of Zanbia, prime minister of Belarus, Princess of Thailand, and so on. Prices range from ¥250 to ¥15,000. '''Shenlong Hotel'''(神龙大酒店), No.3 North Zhengyang Road,(0734)8988888, www.shenlonghotel.com Shenlong is recognized as providing wonderful and creative dining. The hotel boasts a revolving restaurant on the top floor, which offers not only delicious food but also a spectacular view of the whole


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access to Guilin where his home was. In August at Hengyang, Bai Chongxi reorganized his troops.


beautiful natural

is located near Jiangkou Town in Hengnan County. Rare bird species such as white cranes and white egrets inhabit on the island. The warm and comfortable climate and the beautiful natural scenery are additional appeals to tourists. '''Cai Lun Memorial Hall''' '''The Memorial Hall of Former Residence of Marshal Luo Ronghuan''' '''Xiyan Fairy Cave''' '''Yumu Mountain''' '''Qishan Mountain''' '''Gouloufeng National Forest Park''' '''Tiantangshan Forest Park''' '''Leishui National Wetland''' Do '''Linghu Water Resort''' '''Leiyang Shennong Hot Springs''' - the largest hot springs in Hunan '''Qidong Hongcheng Hot Springs''' '''Jiulong Valley Water Rafting''' - Jiulong Valley literally means Nine Dragons Valley, it's supposedly one of the most exciting water rafting routes in China. '''Mishui River Water Rafting''' '''Xijiang River Water Rafting''' Buy '''Jiefang Road'''(解放路) '''South & North Zhongshan Road'''(中山南北路) '''Hengyang Commerce City'''(商业城) '''Jingzhu Square'''(晶珠广场) Eat '''Spicy Freshwater Snails''' '''Fish Head Stewed with Tofu''' Drink '''Zhangfei Wine''' '''Huzhijiu''' (Wine of Hunan) Sleep Budget The idea of guesthouses and hostels haven't really reached Hengyang yet, but for many Chinese travelers, budget places can be found near Hengyang Railway Station. Just walk around, ask and compare, nonetheless use your haggling skills. There are cheap places to stay near Hengyang Normal University or University of South China that cater to university students. Another option is to head to Dongzhou island, where it may be possible to stay in the monastery for rock bottom price. But communication may be a problem between you and the monks and nuns. Mid-range Mid-range Hotels can be found along Jiefang Road (解放路). '''Huatian Hotel'''(华天大酒店), No.55 Jiefang Road,0734-8188888, www.hyhthotel.com Hengyang Huatian Hotel is the 18th brand-expanded chain hotel of Huatian joint-stock hotel company. It has 282 rooms and suites. It has served visitors Chinese and foreign, such as president of Tanzania, president of Zanbia, prime minister of Belarus, Princess of Thailand, and so on. Prices range from ¥250 to ¥15,000. '''Shenlong Hotel'''(神龙大酒店), No.3 North Zhengyang Road,(0734)8988888, www.shenlonghotel.com Shenlong is recognized as providing wonderful and creative dining. The hotel boasts a revolving restaurant on the top floor, which offers not only delicious food but also a spectacular view of the whole city. Rooms starting from ¥300. '''Youth Hotel'''(青年宾馆), No.23 Yancheng Road (Shoufeng Xiaoqu), very close to Huiyan Peak, 0734-8139888 '''Kangnian International Hotel'''(康年国际大酒店), No.8 Renmin Road. Prices from ¥150. Splurge '''Yancheng Hotel'''(雁城宾馆), No.91 Jiefang Road,(0734)8211288, www.hyycbg.com en The eponymous Yancheng Hotel is the first international luxurious four-star hotel in Hengyang, it has been honored as the best star hotel of Hengyang. Rooms starting from ¥400. '''Linyin Holiday Hotel'''(林隐假日酒店), No.43 Jiefang Road, (0734)8888888. Connect Go next


local people

as they make their own prices. By motorcab Local people probably use this mode of transportation more than taxi. It's cheaper, more convenient and more Hengyang style, but safety is not always guaranteed. Motorcab fares are completely arbitrary, so it's best to consult local people how much it costs first before hopping on one, otherwise it depends how your bargaining skills are. By ferry There is a ferry service between Yangjia Huayuan and Xianfeng Matou. There are also ferry

of the island basically covered by crops and trees and dotted with farmer houses, it would be nice to take a little stroll around the island if you're not in a hurry. You can only go there by ferries across from the temple, 1-2 yuan one way. Some local people swim across in the summer. '''Xiangjiang River Scenic Belt''' '''Ming Qing Street''' Parks '''Yueping Park''' - It is located in the south of Hengyang city. It covers a total area of 21 hectares. In the west of the park


spectacular view

and suites. It has served visitors Chinese and foreign, such as president of Tanzania, president of Zanbia, prime minister of Belarus, Princess of Thailand, and so on. Prices range from ¥250 to ¥15,000. '''Shenlong Hotel'''(神龙大酒店), No.3 North Zhengyang Road,(0734)8988888, www.shenlonghotel.com Shenlong is recognized as providing wonderful and creative dining. The hotel boasts a revolving restaurant on the top floor, which offers not only delicious food but also a spectacular view of the whole city. Rooms starting from ¥300. '''Youth Hotel'''(青年宾馆), No.23 Yancheng Road (Shoufeng Xiaoqu), very close to Huiyan Peak, 0734-8139888 '''Kangnian International Hotel'''(康年国际大酒店), No.8 Renmin Road. Prices from ¥150. Splurge '''Yancheng Hotel'''(雁城宾馆), No.91 Jiefang Road,(0734)8211288, www.hyycbg.com en The eponymous Yancheng Hotel is the first international luxurious four-star hotel in Hengyang, it has been honored as the best star hotel of Hengyang. Rooms starting from ¥400. '''Linyin Holiday Hotel'''(林隐假日酒店), No.43 Jiefang Road, (0734)8888888. Connect Go next


books including

shipped back to England through diplomatic channels and were to form the foundation of his later research. He got to know Zhou Enlai and met numerous Chinese scholars, including the painter (Painting) Wu Zuoren (吳作人), and the meteorologist Zhu Kezhen who was later to send him in Cambridge crates of books, including the 2,000 volumes of the Gujin Tushu Jicheng encyclopedia, a comprehensive record of China's past. ref>

Hengyang

'''Hengyang''' ( south of the provincial capital of Changsha.

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