About Liling: Liling City is located in the east of Hunan Province, in the middle reaches of the Lu River (a tributary of the Xiang River), and along the northwestern section of the Luoxiao Mountains. Liling is the hometown of Li Tian, the father of firecrackers. The town is called the “hometown of fireworks” because it produces such a great quantity of fireworks and firecrackers. Liling has been home to what are called the “Eight Attractions of Liling” since ancient times. In modern times, the city is home to the Academy of Classical Chronicles, Ancient Bridge Over Grassy Islet, Xian Mountain Lookout, Five Color Ceramics Valley, Wei Mountain Area, Zen Music at Cloud Cliff, Guanzhuang and Pinghu villages, and Gengci Hefeng.