Orange Isle in Changsha

Why is Orange Isle So Special?

Orange Isle is an island in the middle of Changsha, it is the second most popular attractions for tourists after Mount Yuelu. There are gardens and thousands of fruit trees, frequent grand firework displays in the evening, and a big statue of Mao Ze Dong’s head. Since ancient times, Orange Island has been known as the producer of high-quality oranges.

Where is Orange Isle?

Orange Isle is located in the Xiangjiang River, in the city of Changsha of the Hunan province, the address of the park is No.2, Juzizhoutou, Yuelu District, Changsha City, Hunan Province, and the island lies about 6 km from Changsha Railway Station.

How to Get to Orange Isle?

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 Orange Isle 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 

By Bus: Take bus No. 1, 11, 171, 222, 406, 706, and get off at Orange Island Bridge East Station.
By Metro: Take Subway Line 2, get off at Juzizhou Station.

Main Attractions in Orange Isle

Statue of Mao Zedong

On Orange Isle, a statue depicts a young Mao Zedong in his prime in 1925 when he wrote the famous poem Ju Zi Zhou Tou (Orange Isle). It was unveiled on September 26, 2009 to mark Mao’s 116th birth anniversary. The statue is 32 meters high, 83 meters long and 41 meters wide.

Orange Trees

The island is named after the hundreds of orange trees. The orange trees bear oranges in October and are for sale. The prices per fruit is marked by signs on each tree.


100 meters fountain is located in the Orange Island. When the 100 meter fountain works, it is equivalent to a 30 story building. Every major holiday, residents on both sides of the Xiangjiang River stand on Xiaoxiang Avenue and Xiangjiang Avenue, can see the scene of spraying water at a height of 100 meters in front of the main gate of the Orange Island Scenic Area.

Useful Travel Tips

  1. The park requires visitors to keep their clothes tidy at all times.
  2. No fishing in the scenic area.

Nearby Attractions

Edited by Emily Wang/王海玲