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15 July 2015

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Dragon Boat Festival in Shiyan Lake

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Shiyanhu is a 5-square-kilometer (500 hectares) scenic spot located in the junction of Changsha City, Zhuzhou City and Xiangtan City. It is also a popular spot for boat races. Surrounded by mountains, it features dense forests, lofty peaks, green waters and clear springs. It is reputed to be "a natural oxygen park" and "a dream of citizens."

 

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At the scenic spot, tourists can experience ancient Chinese culture by visiting the historical sites, enjoy animal performances and have fun by taking part in various leisure activities such as dragon boat rowing, horse riding, rock climbing, barbecues, fishing and bonfires. It is one of the top 10 most popular resorts for Changsha’s locals.

 

Admission: 100 yuan (US$16.34) /person

Open Hours: 8:00-17:00

Location:in the junction of Changsha City, Zhuzhou City and Xiangtan City.