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Hunan’s Most Beautiful Snowy Landscapes

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Snow and ice lend a magical air to Hunan. Here are some most beautiful and sought-after places in this snowy land. 
 
Dawei Mountain, Liuyang
 


Snow makes Dawei Mountain a wonderland. 






Frigid temperatures freeze the waterfalls in the mountain, leaving strings of crystal clear icicles. (Photo/Deng Xialin)

Baofeng Lake, Zhangjiajie 







Picturesque Baofeng Lake covered by snow. (Photo/Xiong Zongxi, Wu Yongbing)

Tianmen Mountain, Zhangjiajie

A snowfall at the end of 2018 turns Tianmen Mountain into a snowy wonderland.  


A sea of clouds, blue sky, and snow-covered mountains.




The hard frost scene on the mountain presents otherworldly beauty. (Photo/Zhu Jun, Qin Shaobo)
 
Wulingyuan Scenic Area, Zhangjiajie

The mountains and forest covered by snow seem more magnificent. 


Tourists are enchanted by the snow scenes, in spite of cold weather. (Photo/Wu Yongbing)

Yuelu Academy, Changsha 

Yuelu Academy, a millennial educational institution.


Each step leads to a different scene. Every scene is tranquil and elegant. 




Snow-covered Yuelu Academy tells its long history in a solemn atmosphere. (Photo/Wu Wanghai)
 
Hunan Martyrs’ Park, Changsha 

Martyrs Park in downtown Changsha is a good choice for snow appreciation. 




Glittering lake, and snow-covered leaves, make a Changsha’s “West Lake”.  (Photo/Zi Feiyu)

Yuntai Mountain, Anhua

Snow-covered tea plantation on Yuntai Mountain.


Neat tea plantation is decorated with crystal clear soft rime. 




Breathtaking snowy landscape in Yuntai Mountain. (Photo/Deng Zhong’an)
 
Tongguan Kiln Ancient Town, Wangcheng District, Changsha

Tongguan Kiln Ancient Town after snow is quiet and peaceful. 


After a snowfall, the ancient town looks as it did thousands of years ago. 




(Photo/Li Linyi, Zhou Yiran) 
 
Zishui River, Dong’an, Yongzhou

First snowfall of 2019 in Dong’an County on New Year’s Day. 


The snow-covered Zishui Riverside looks like a traditional Chinese landscape painting 
 
Yuelu Mountain, Changsha

Heavy snow falls on Yuelu Mountain on December 30, 2018. The suspended sightseeing cableway is covered by snow. 
 

Wintersweet is in bud under snow. 


Pavilion and stones in snow. (Photo/Zhou Linxi)
 
This article is from Hunan Provincial Government. www.enghunan.gov.cn.
 
Translator: Pang Yuehui
 
Chinese source: hunan.voc.com.cn; hn.xinhuanet.com
 
Photo source: Hunan Daily