Mount Shao, located in the middle of Hunan Province, is the hometown of the great leader Mao Zedong.
On Mount Shao , peaks and ridges stand majestically erect, bamboo and pines are forever verdant, fields form a beautiful pattern, and mountains and rivers contrast with each other. The Shaoshan Scenic Area boasts a forest coverage rate of 56 percent and the air is very fresh, making it a “natural oxygen bar”. The main attractions of Shaoshan include Mao Zedong’s Former Residence Scenic Area, the Dripping Cave Scenic Area, and the Shaofeng Scenic Area. Mao Zedong’s Former Residence Scenic Area mainly includes Mao Zedong’s former residence, the Mao family ancestral temple, Mao Zedong Memorial Hall, and the newly built Mao Zedong bronze statue, Mao Zedong’s Poetry Forest of Steles, and Shaoshan Martyrs’Cemetery.
Shaoshan, Hunan Province.
Buses and medium-sized buses operate from 6:00 to 19:30 between Shaoshan Bus/Railway Station and Shaoshanchong.