Húnán County No 1 Teachers’ Training School
Old City Walls & Tiānxīn Pavilion
The old city walls, which once stretched for 9km around ancient Chángshā, were built of rammed earth in 202 BC, reinforced with stone in...
The most famous of the city’s parks is a 5km-long sliver of an island smack bang in the middle of the Xiāng River. A reflective...
A busy enclave of bars down an ancient alley off the shopping strip Huangxing Zhonglu.
Lǎo Chángshā Lóngxiāguǎn
A cavernous warehouse-like dining hall with a raucous atmosphere, this is the most enjoyable place to sample one of Chángshā's signature...
356 Shuyuan Lu · interesting places nearby
Húnán County No 1 Teachers’ Training School information
Between 1913 and 1918, Mao studied here and returned to teach classics from 1920 to 1922. It’s still a working college, and sometimes students keen to practise English will show you around Mao’s dormitory and classrooms, the halls where he held his first political meetings, and the well where he drew water for his cold baths. Otherwise, there are a few English captions.