Located in the south-central part of China, Changsha is the capital city of Hunan Province. An ancient city with a 3,000 years history, today Changsha is a huge economic, political, commercial, manufacturing, and transportation center.
Changsha has been always attractive for foreigners who are curious about Chinese history and culture. From having tomb relics witnessing the earliest human activities to being the capital of Changsha Kingdom (206 BC – 220 AD) and of Chu State (907-951), and to becoming the site of Mao Zedong’s conversion to communism, Changsha has preserved unique historical and cultural heritage.
Besides, Changsha fascinates its residents and visitors with its beautiful natural landscape. Surrounded by mountains, the city stretches along the Xiang River offering amazing views during the day and night. Due to the monsoonal humid subtropical climate, Changsha has four distinct seasons with hot summers and chilly winters.
Changsha is also renowned throughout China for its delicious cuisine. Often called the “Land of Rice and Fish”, Changsha boasts Xiang Cuisine, one of the Eight Cuisines in China, originated in Hunan province. It has a fine, delicate appearance as well as a hot and sour taste that is loved by many locals and foreigners all over China. Apart from local cuisine, Changsha is also home to multiple restaurants with western, Middle Eastern, Japanese, Korean, and Mexican food.
Moreover, Changsha offers a wide range of entertainment activities that will satisfy anyone. From traditional art performances and local operas to modern drone shows and vibrant bar streets, you will never feel bored here. People of all ages can find their ideal place to spend their leisure time in Changsha.
i2 Education has 9 campuses in Changsha that are located both in the city center and in different parts of the city. Our Changsha teachers have their own foreign community where they support and help each other. Apply now and join our awesome team in Changsha!