Huaminglou Town Scenic Area in Changsha

Why is Huaminglou Town Scenic Area So Special?

Huaminglou is the hometown of Liu Shaoqi, who is the former chairman, proletarian revolutionist and one of the founding fathers of the People’s Republic of China. It is a key tourist attraction along the Changsha-Shaoshan- Huaminglou-Niaoshi travel route, a route connected with New China’s first generation of leaders.

Where is Huaminglou Town Scenic Area?

Huaminglou Town Scenic Area is located in the southeast of Ningxiang , a county-level city of Changsha, Hunan province. The address of the scenic area is Tanzichong village, Huaminglou Town, Ningxiang City, Changsha City. And the scenic area lies about 48 km from  Changsha Railway Station.

How to Get to Huaminglou Town Scenic Area?

Travel with China Dragon Tours (top recommended)

If you want to get rid of hustle of transportation and troublesome navigation, you can book a private tour package which covers visiting, dining and transfer from us. Our local tour guide and driver will escort you to Huaminglou Town Scenic Area with speed and convenience, and take care of all the details. You just need to focus on travel.

Independent Travel

For independent travelers you can 

Take a bus from Changsha West Bus Station to Huaminglou directly. It takes about 1 hour and costs CNY 15/20.

What to See in Huaminglou Town Scenic Area

Liu Shaoqi’s Memorial Hall

Liu Shaoqi’s Memorial Hall is a main part of Huaminglou, is a key historical monument under state-level protection. The hall mainly includes his former residence and bronze statue. Over 190 exhibits are on display; the typical features of a farmer’s house at the end of the 19th century and some scenes of Liu Shaoqi’s life are represented in the old residence.

Liu Shaoqi’s Former Residence

The first bedroom to the right of the main hall is Liu Shaoqi’s brother, Yunting’s bedroom. The second bedroom is Liu Shaoqi’s bedroom when he was a teenage. Then is the room of Liu Shaoqi’s parents.There are almost two hundred exhibits displayed in the residence.

Bronze Statue of Liu Shaoqi

The bronze statue of Liu Shaoqi, designed by Liu Kaiqu, curator of China Art Museum, famous sculptor, and Cheng Yunxian, sculptor of China Military Museum, was built on a mountain parcel about 200 meters southwest of the memorial hall. It is a standing statue, the base is 3.1m high, and the image height is 4m. and a total height of 7.1 meters.

Useful Travel Tips

  1. Free tickets are distributed at the visitor center.
  2. Sightseeing buses are available at the scenic area and cost 15 yuan.

Nearby Attractions

Edited by Emily Wang/王海玲