Changsha Museum of Art
The Changsha Museum of Art is a public welfare cultural institution subordinate to the Changsha Municipal Bureau of Culture, Tourism, Radio and Television. It mainly collects, researches, and displays fine works of modern and contemporary Hunan-born artists and those having important art activities in Hunan, as well as works by master calligraphers and painters.
Xiangjiang Joy Town Amusement Park
The Xiangjiang Joy Town Amusement Park officially opened to the public on July 11. It was built above an abandoned pit more than 100 meters deep in Changsha's Pingtang subdistrict as part of efforts to restore the environment and boost urban development.
Changsha Ecological Zoo
Changsha Ecological Zoo was opened to the public in Oct. 2010. It was built based on the former Changsha Zoo which has existed for 54 years. It now has an area of 1,500 mu (1 million square meters) and was designed by famous designers from China and Japan.
Changsha Polar Park Opens
A polar park, the largest of its kind in Hunan, was opened in Changsha on August 18. Located in the Changsha Ecological Zoo, the park currently has 16 penguins, five sea lions, eight Arctic wolves, and 20 sharks, as well as four polar bear specimens from Canada.
Recommended Changsha Destinations to Escape Summer Heat
A heat wave hit Changsha recently. Fortunately, there are plenty of destinations in Changsha you can escape to in order to beat the summer heat.
Orange Isle Opening Hours Back to Normal
As the water level of Xiangjiang River gradually falls, the Orange Isle Scenic Area resumed normal opening hours (7:00-22:00) from August 5. This was decided in the light of flood prevention plan.