Langshan Mountain Named National 5A Scenic Spot

Langshan Mountain in Xinning County, Shaoyang City was approved as one of national 5A scenic spots by National Tourism Administration on the afternoon of August 3, 2016. 

Over the past years, Xinning County has firmly abided by standards and requirements for evaluation of national 5A scenic spot and the Overall Planning for Tourism Development of Langshan Mountain Scenic Area, and has mapped out scientific and practical measures to improve travel-related supporting facilities. 

Bajiao Stronghold

Chili Peak

Background Information: 

Langshan Mountain is one of China's National Geological Parks famous for its unique Danxia landform and literally means "Crimson Glow." It is a rare topographic feature in world geography. Huge rocks of dark red color with grotesque shapes give tourists a marvelous sight. Covering an area of 108 square kilometers, Langshan Mountain is filled with rich natural scenery and abundant travel resources. There are more than 500 scenic spots in Langshan Mountain. Among which the most famous are Tianyi Lane, Chili Peak, Zixia Cave, Fuyi River, Innate Bridge, Octagonal Castle, Emperor Shun Forest Park and the Xicun Ancient Dwelling.

Translator: Xiao Juan

Source: Hunan Official Web Portal