Zhangjiajie National Park, Zhangjiajie, Hunan Province, China

Zhangjiajie National Park
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Hours : 8:00am-18:00pm
Phone : +86 (0)744-8280 832
Price : 268 yuan per person,68yuan for student under 24 years old

About this place

Zhangjiajie is a rising tourist city famous for its unique natural scenery and abundant tourism resources.

It is located in the northwest of Hunan province, about 400 kilometers away from Changsha, capital of Hunan, covering a total area of 9,563 square kilometers, of which 76% are mountainous area.

Out of its total population of 1.62 million, almost 72% belong to ethnic minority groups, including Tujia, Bai and Miao nationalities.

Zhangjiajie is a prefecture-level city consisting of Yongding and Wulingyuan Districts, Cili and Sangzhi Counties.

Wulingyuan District, also called Wulingyuan Scenic and Historic Interest Area, is endowed with striking natural beauty.

This site is dominated by more than 3,000 narrow sandstone pillars and peaks, many over 200m high.

Between the peaks lie ravines and gorges with streams, pools and waterfalls, 40 caves, and two large natural bridges.

It is also home to a number of endangered plant and animal species.

Therefore, it was listed into the World Natural Heritage Catalogue by the UNESCO in 1992.

Zhangjiajie was awarded the title of "World Geological Park" in 2004.

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Zhangjiajie national park is worth seeing when come to Zhangjiajie! generally speaking need at least travel 2 days there ,one day for Tianzi mountain, Yuanjiajie, one day for golden whip stream and yellow dragon cave. beautiful mountains and fresh air make you relax !
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Zhangjiajie national park is worth seeing when come to Zhangjiajie! generally speaking need at least travel 2 days there ,one day for Tianzi mountain, Yuanjiajie, one day for golden whip stream and yellow dragon cave. beautiful mountains and fresh air make you relax !
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I was in Zhangjiajie for one day last year, it was so beautiful and spectacular, I'd rather go there second time if I once have time. I highly recommend Zhangjiajie as the place you have to go in Hunan Province. Period
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Nice picture. I like this place. Hope one day to see the view on the top of the  mountain. 
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Zhangjiajie National Forest Park was established by the State Council in 1982 as the first National Forest Park of China. It was listed into the World Heritage Directory by UNESCO in 1992, and in 2004, Zhangjiajie was listed as a UNESCO Global Geopark. It is among the first scenery spots that were recognized as the China’s Class AAAAA Scenery Spots in 2007. Two years later, it was awarded as the National Civilized Scenic Tourism Area. Zhangjiajie National Forest Park is known for its unique cliff mountains, deep valleys and the greenery woods. The splendid sceneries crown the park as “three thousand peaks, and eight hundred miles of clean water”, thus it is praised as the “expanded bonsai, and the shrinked heaven.” It is also famous for abundant animal and plant resources. Its forest coverage rate reaches to 98%. An extraordinary biological treasure and natural oxygen bar, it is entitled as the “Nature Museum” and “Nature Botanical Garden”. Animals and plants breed and grow with the peaks and waters together, forming a perfect natural ecological system in the park. Zhangjiajie is in the subtropical climate zone. The mountains and valleys and the lush forests form there a unique small forest climate. As an ideal summer resort, the average annual temperature in the Park is 12.8℃, and the average maximum temperature in the summer is 16.8℃. The Park has currently developed four scenic areas including Huangshizhai, Yaozizhai, Golden Whip Brook and Yuanjiajie, and six tour lines involving 468 viewing spots (platforms).
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Zhangjiajie ismuch more beautiful than onther mountains I have visited, its a really nice place for painters.
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3000 peaks and 800 waters.
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Best mountain in China,real Chinese Landscape Painting!
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Best place for you to enjoy mountain in China,Zhangjiajie was said to be the most beautiful mountain in the world.

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