Explore Changsha’s Fantastic Fall Foliage
As summer winds to a close and temperatures subside, Changsha is gearing up for the annual fall color spectacle. Fall is a welcome time of transition, when foliage slowly transitions from vibrant summer to yellow, gold, orange, red, among others. Check out the following Changsha destinations for beautiful autumn scenery.
Yuelu Mountain is one of the four places in China to see maple leaves. It is one of the best Hunan destinations for viewing autumn scenery. Leaf-watchers can experience unique and beautiful fall foliage displays at Aiwan Pavilion and on the mountain peak.
Opening hours: all day
Location: Denggao Road, Changsha
Hunan Forest Botanical Garden
Photo by the Hunan Forest Botanical Garden
One must-visit site in the Hunan Forest Botanical Garden is its 25,000-sqm World Famous Flower Square. Recently a month-long flower show has been held there. The highlight is more than 150,000 sunflowers of 30 varieties. The lily flower show covering more than 1,000 sqm is Hunan’s outdoor lily flower display, the first of this kind.
Opening hours: 8:00-20:30
Add.: No. 111, Zhiwuyuan Road, Yuhua District, Changsha
Translator: Xiao Juan
Chinese source: hunan.voc.com.cn