Changzhi - Home of Chinese Civilization

Changzhi means eternal peace. The city is in the southeast of Shanxi, lying between Taihang Mountain and Taiyue Mountain. The Changzhi Wangcun Airport serves Changzhi by connecting with Beijing, Shanghai, Datong, Chengdu, Taiyuan, Xian, Wuhan, Chongqing etc.

Changzhi is one of the homes of Chinese civilization and had people in the area as early as 10,000 years ago according to archaeological findings, so many prehistoric myths and legends got their start here. If you come to Changzhi, don’t miss Taihang Grand Canyon, Shangdang Gate, Faxing Temple.

Changzhi Shanxi Map

Top Attractions in Changzhi

Taihang Grand Canyon

Situated in Huguan County, Taihang Grand Canyon boasts the most stunning natural beauty of Zhangzhi. With various shapes of high cliffs, peaks and hills, the 50-kilometer-long canyon presents unique scenery of mystery. Meanwhile, this is an excellent tourist destination containing profound, accumulated cultural content. For an example, Zhenze Palace built in the Tang Dynasty is a well preserved complex of Taoist buildings with its historical and artistic value is widely acknowledged.   

Taihang Grand Canyon

Taihang Grand Canyon

Shangdang Gate

Shangdang Gate is the symbol of Changzhi City. Built in Sui Dynasty, it was the office gate of ancient Shangdang shire. Atop the gate, visitors could have a better view of the old city of Changzhi.

Shangdang Gate

Shangdang Gate

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