Fun Things To Do In Changsha For Entertainment

Explore the various fun and entertainment activities in Changsha. Check out the nightlife, shopping and restaurants in Changsha. Read our comprehensive list of entertainment options in Changsha and make your stay here a memorable one. See the complete list of things to do in Changsha for attractions and activities.


Things to do for entertainment in Changsha

Add fun to your Changsha visit by exploring best places for entertainment.

  • Mount Yuelu

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    mount yuelu

    West Subrubs of Yuelu District, YueluDistrict,Changsha 410000, China

    N/A 06:00 am – 11:00 pm


    Mount Yuelu is a beautiful scenic spot that located 13 kilometres towards the left of the Changsha city. It is located on the west bank of the Xiangjiang river. The highest peak is called Yunlu, which is about 300 metres above the sea level. The place, with its panoramic views of the scenery around, will surely mesmerize the nature enthusiasts. Locals use this place as a getaway from their busy city lives. They exercise in the mornings and spend precious time with their loved ones in the evening. In winters the place is covered with snow. Highlights include:

    • Yuelu Academy
    • The Lushan Temple
    • Aiwan Pavilion (One of the oldest and most important pavilions in the whole of China)
    • Qingfeng Gorge
    • Yunlu palace (Taoist architecture)
    • The Tao Temple
  • Changsha Window Of The World

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    changsha window of the world

    No.485 Sanyi Avenue, Kaifu District, Changsha410003, China

    120 CNY 08:00 am – 07:00 pm


    This is a theme park. It has on showcase about 50 replicas of world famous attractions. All of them squeezed into just 40 hectares of land! The place is surrounded by beautiful trees. The gardens have been cut European style. There are a lot of activities other than the replicas of the many wonders of the world to keep you and your family engaged. This place is a must-visit if you are accompanied by children. Highlights include:

    • Replicas of world famous attractions
    • Roller coaster
    • Bungee jumping
    • Bumber Boat
    • The Peacock Garden
    • The cinema
    • Western Theatre
    • Water entertainment
    • Western Styled Buildings
    • Art and Dance Performances
  • Yuelu Academy

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    yuelu academy

    East of Yuelu Mountain, YueluDistrict,Changsha 410006, China

    30 CNY 07:30 am – 06:00 pm


    Yuelu Academy is one of the four most prestigious academic centres in the whole of China. It is located towards the east of the Yuelu Mountain, a mere 13 kilometres from the city of Changsha. The academy was built in the year 976, during the reign of the Song dynasty. The academy is symbolic to the evolution of higher education in Mainland China. Since it is situated in the Yuelu Mountains it is surrounded by breathtaking scenery. This place is extremely peaceful, even quieter than the rest of the mountain. The grounds are green and a great place to relax after a tiring walk in the mountains.Highlights include:

    • The temples
    • The stones
    • The tombs
    • The well preserved Song-Architecture
    • The Tea House
    • Hunan Pond
    • The Lushan Temple Tablet
  • Changsha Ferris Wheel

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    changsha ferris wheel

    Furong Middle Road, TianxinDistrict,Changsha 410000, China

    50 CNY 06:30 pm – 11:00 pm


    This is a 120-metre high Ferris wheel located right beside the Helong stadium. It is one of the 5 big ones in China. 6 people can sit in one cabin and the number of cabins is 48. The duration of the ride is about 20 minutes. The ride is slow and takes its merry time to let you enjoy the view. The amusement value for the kids is very high. In the night, the view of the illuminated city of Changsha is priceless. The safety measures are impeccable. Highlights include:

    • The view of the city
    • The restaurants and cafes at the base
    • The shopping and entertainment centre
  • Huogong Palace

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    huogong palace

    No.127 Pozi Street, Tianxin District, Changsha410002, China

    N/A 08:00 am – 11:00 pm


    This was a temple of the Fire God. Now it is centre of Changsha’s art and culture. Also here are all kinds of eateries that let you indulge in all kinds of cuisines, especially the ones found in different parts of China. Originally built in the year 747, this place has been well preserved.Here, people of the city come together on festivals for a mass celebration. The place is very lively, especially in the evening. Highlights and must sees include:

    • The Feting ritual
    • The temple fair
    • The courtyard
    • The opera stage
    • Folk art performances
    • Food on pushcarts
    • The restaurants
  • Changsha Nanjiao Park

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    changsha nanjiao park

    No.109 Xinkaipu Road, TianxinDistrict,Changsha 410009, China

    N/A 05:00 am – 10:00 pm


    Nanijao Park is a recreation garden. It is just a few minutes away from the town centre of Changsha. It is said that 92.5% of the park is covered with greenery. That includes fresh-looking lawns and heavily-wooded areas. The park is big but not so crowded. If one craves for tranquillity inside he borders of the busy city, this is an unbelievably apt place. Here you can enjoy a stroll with your loved ones, contemplate in silence and keep your kids occupied with the amusing activities at the park. Highlights include:

    • The Teahouse
    • The Amusement rides
    • Barbeque pits and picnic spots
    • The Paintball ground
    • The pond, with bumper boats in it
    • Children’s Ice Rink
  • Hunan Forest Botanical Garden

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    hunan forest botanical garden

    Dongjing Town, Yuhua District, Changsha 410116, China

    20 CNY 08:00 am – 10:00 am


    This is a non-profit scientific research institution that also acts as a tourist destination because of the collection it boasts of. The botanical garden is located right next to the bus station of Changsha. If you are tired of the hustle and bustle of the city and need some tranquil time, this is the place to go. The park has been divided into different sections according to the nature and requirements of the different inhabitants of the world of plants.The variety of trees, flowers and shrubbery here is a nature lover’s delight. Highlights include:

    • The Cherry Blossoms
    • The Chrysanthemums
    • The Ecological Culture Festival
    • LED lighting in the night
    • Picnic spots
  • Changsha Aquarium

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    changsha aquarium

    JinyingWenhua City, Changsha, China

    130 CNY 12:01 am – 12:00 am

    Changsha Aquarium has a huge collection of sea-life from all over the world. The place is big, stretched over 100 acres of land. It is part aquarium and part theme park, really. Inside this world-class facility, there are areas that have been designed to look like tropical rainforests, complete with waterfalls. There are more than 100,000 species of fish. Children will both learn and have fun.Highlights include:

    • The Amusement Park
    • The Benthal Tunnel
    • The Giant Sea Turtles
    • The fountain and the statue at the entrance
    • The Seal and dolphin performances
    • The penguins
    • The Dancing Mermaid show
  • Xiangjiang Scenic Belt

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    xiangjiang scenic belt

    Xiangjiang Avenue, Tianxin District, Changsha410000, China

    N/A 12:01 am – 12:00 am


    Xiangjiang Scenic Belt is a path along the Xiang River. You can go walking or cycling down this path. On one side, is the busy city life and on the other, this tranquil stream of water that is both scenic and peaceful. You can take a break and enjoy some nice food at one of the many riverside eateries. Highlights and must sees include:

    • The view of the river
    • Saturday Fireworks
    • The Gardens
    • The lighting in the night
    • The street performances
    • Sand Sculptures
  • Crave Deli & Bar

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    crave deli & bar

    Crave Deli & Bar | Xinmin Lu, Changsha, China

    N/A 10:00 am – 11:59 pm


    This is one of the biggest bars in Changsha. It is also the most sought after expat establishment in the city. Crave Deli & Bar has more than 40 beers in store from all over the world. The environment is very casual. Phil and Mat are the friendly owners. They will fix you with some tasty snacks that will remind you of home. Highlights include:

    • The Sandwiches
    • Cider
    • Imported Beers
    • Chicken Wings
    • Numerous varieties of Cheese
  • Hooligans Pub

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    hooligans pub

    #1 HuaLongChi, Changsha, China

    N/A 24-hrs


    This is an American pub. It is a 3-storeyed building. There is food and there are other fun activities in store. If you want to take a break from being a tourist and go back home, this is the best place to be in Changsha. The environment is casual and friendly. There is lots of Beer and other varieties of alcohol. You can strike a conversation with one of the regulars who has probably been away from home for a while. The food is quite tasty and will make you feel nostalgic. Highlights include:

    • Stage for live music