Located on the south bank of Dongting Lake, Yiyang owns rich mineral and water resources as well as a large number of wild animals. The pleasant climate of Yiyang makes this place a real “town of silver and beauty”. Yiyang has a fine cultural atmosphere with multiple cultural and historical tourism resources. Main attractions in Yiyang include the Village with the Greatest Change, Taohuajiang Bamboo Scenic Resort and Ancient Tea Horse Road Scenic Area.
Since many badminton sports stars and champions such as Tang Jiuhong, Gong Zhichao, Gong Ruina and Huang Sui are from Anhua County, Yiyang, Yiyang is thus honored as the “Hometown of Badminton” and the “Cradle of World Badminton Champions“.