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Hengyang

China
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About Hengyang

Hengyang is located in the south of Hengshan Mountain. It is located in a basin, with a warm and humid climate that is cool in the summer and warm in the winter, which is very suitable for tourism. Hengyang is full of natural and cultural attractions. Hengshan Mountain is unique in its shape and offers beautiful scenery. Hengyang is a multi-functional tourist attraction that is world-famous for its tourism, adventures, vacations and getting away from the summer heat.

Popular Attractions in Hengyang

Mount Heng Scenic Area
4.4/5
2,470 Reviews
Mountain
Located in Hengyang, Hunan Province, the Mount Heng Scenic Area includes the major attractions of Mount Heng and the Grand Temple of Mount Heng. The vegetation here is green and lush throughout the year, and there is a feeling of tranquility all around. Many temples dot the area, adding a pious tone to Mount Heng. The Grand Temple of Mount Heng at the foot of the mountain is an enormous group of ancient buildings in a palace style. It hosts a grand temple fair every year.
Grand Temple of Mount Heng
4.5/5
1,197 Reviews
Temple
The Grand Temple of Mount Heng is located at the foot of Mount Heng. It has an expansive, palace-style layout. The main hall is dedicated to Zhurong, the Chinese god of fire. Zhurong is believed to have held the governmental office of Minister of Fire under the Yellow Emperor, and was also in charge of southern affairs. He was given the title “Divine Emperor of Mount Heng.” The square in front of the temple is used for traditional performances and burning incense. According to legend, Zhurong was always considerate to the needs of his subjects. Due to his popularity, the temple is always full of incense offerings.
Zhu Rong Peak
4.4/5
423 Reviews
Mountain
Zhu Rong Peak is located in the Hengshan Mountains. It is named after the god of fire. Climbing to the top of Zhu Rong Peak, visitors can marvel at the sight of rolling mountains and lush jungles below them. Standing atop the gigantic stones at the summit of Zhu Rong Peak is Zhu Rong Temple. Zhu Rong Temple has solid granite walls and a roof covered with iron tiles. Behind the temple is a platform, upon which stands a towering rock. Clearly visible Chinese inscriptions have been carved into the rock. Next to the Sunrise Watching Platform there is a stone stele inscribed with the four characters "观日出处" meaning "to view the sunrise.” It is a great place for visitors to come to watch the dawn.
Huaguo Mountain Scenic Area
4.8/5
155 Reviews
Mountain
Huaguo Mountain Scenic Area is located in the Xiyou Dongtian Scenic Area in Baiguo Town, Hengshan County. It has several typical Danxia caves. The scenic area combines myths and legends to recreate Journey to the West written by Wu Cheng'en, and reproduces wonderful set pieces from the book. The scenic area is composed of Huaguoshan stone carvings and beautiful monkey rocks making it an ideal place for reminiscing about one's childhood.

Hengyang Weather

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Today
5 Aug 2020
29 °
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29-37
Tomorrow
6 Aug 2020
29°
Cloudy
29-37
Friday
7 Aug 2020
29°
Cloudy
29-37
Saturday
8 Aug 2020
30°
Cloudy
30-38
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