Dripping Water Cave in Shaoshan is about 4 kilometers away from the west of Mao Zedong’s former residence. It is a narrow valley which is ringed on three sides by mountains, and one side uses a small stream as the export. The hole is about 2 or 3 km long and 0.5 km wide. Because the valley is deep and quiet, it looks like a hole and spring water flows from the rock, so it is called “Dripping Water Cave “.
Here precious trees have ginkgo, privet, sago cyca and other 30 kinds; flowers have azalea, wintersweet, hibiscus, rose, chrysanthemum and other hundreds of kinds; precious medicinal herbs have honeysuckle, licorice, aloes, gingko and other more than 20 species.
Dripping Water Cave Scenic Spot was opened to the outside world in 1986, opening a mysterious veil. Dripping Water Cave Valley is the red soil which develops from typical plate shale with good terrain. It is covered with original secondary forests, forming a unique warm in winter and cool in summer microclimate. So it is a good place to avoid summer heat. After more than 10 years of protective development of Shaoshan Administration, has become one of the most prosperous red tourism places — One of the most popular tourist attractions in Shaoshan.