Changsha is the capital city of Hunan Province, Mao Zedong’s home province and the site of his conversion to communism. The city is a major political, economic and cultural centre and a base to discover treasures like Zhangguying Village. There are direct flights from most major Chinese cities to Changsha Huanghua International Airport. Alternatively, Changsha Railway Station has services to most cities in China. You can take a high-speed train from Guangzhou in about 4hours.