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The Land of Peach Blossoms Changde was called Wuling and Dingzhou in ancient times. It is located in the northwest of Hunan Province. To the west is Zhangjiajie and to the east is the broad Dongtinghu Plain. With abundant products and beautiful natural scenery, Changde is a "land offish and rice" and an interesting place for tourists. Major scenic spots are the Taohuayuan (the Land of Peach Blossoms) and the Jiashan Temple.

It is located in Taoyuan County and is 23 km away from Changde. The temples here were built in the 10th century. During the reign of Guangxu (1875-1908) of the Qing Dynasty, a scenic spot was formed according to "On the Land of Peach Blossoms" written by Tao Yuanming, a famous writer ofthe Jin Dynasty. The tourism area today is composed of four parts: the Taohua Mountain, the Taohualing Hill, the Taoyuan Mountain and the Qinren Village.

Jiashan Temple
It is about 15 km southeast of Shimen County in Changde and was firstly built in the 11th year of the Xiantong reign ofthe Tang Dynasty (870).

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