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  • Ancient villages for National Day Golden Week

    Ancient villages for National Day Golden Week

    Located in the west of Hunan Province, Fenghuang (which means "Phoenix") is a small county renowned for its natural beauty, rich history and culture as well as colorful ethnic customs. The Tuo River flows through this old town, and wooden huts were built suspending over the river.
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  • Build Zhangjiajie into a World-famous Tourist Resort

    Build Zhangjiajie into a World-famous Tourist Resort

    2010-09-22  Xu Shousheng, acting governor of Hunan Province arrived at Zhangjiajie on Sept.19 for an investigation on the tourism industry, economic and social development there.During his two-day investigation tour, Xu urged that efforts should be intensified to build Zhangjiajie into a prestigious tourist resort both at home and abroad.He further put forward six suggestions on the issue. Firstly, environmental protection should be given priorities based on the domestic and international advanced experience and modern technological means in this field. Then, all-out efforts should be exerted to strengthen the tourism industry- the pillar industry of the city in a drive to promote the in-depth integration of the folk culture and natural landscape. Thirdly, the commitment to putting people first in the process of tourism development must be highlighted. Fourthly, centering on the advancement of tourism industry, work should be done to expand the role of the relevant supporting industries such as the emerging industry and modern service industry in driving consumption in the tourism sector. Fifthly, more attention should be paid to making this sector open wider to the outside world. And finally the development environment of the tourism industry should be optimized by strengthening the management of tourism market, rectifying market order, improving service quality and creating a reassuring consumption environment. 
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  • Zhangjiajie- SK Direct Tourist Charter Flights Launched

    Zhangjiajie- SK Direct Tourist Charter Flights Launched

    ​From this day on up till the end of November, there will be one direct tourist charter flight going to and fro between Zhangjiajie City and South Korea every day, making as short a journey as 3 hours to Zhangjiajie for the SK tourists. And the undertaker for this flight line is the China Eastern Air Holding Company.
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  • "Hallelujah"Concert Hall in Zhangjiajie Opens to Public

    "Hallelujah"Concert Hall in Zhangjiajie Opens to Public

    2010-09-16 The "Hallelujah Concert Hall" was established in the fairyland of Zhangjiajie following the establishment of the "Hallelujah Mountain" to form a splendid wonderland. The "Hallelujah Concert Hall" was officially unveiled at the Huanglong Cave scenic spot in Zhangjiajie on Sept. 15. Huang Yongyu, a famous painter, recently inscribed the name for the concert hall.The "Hallelujah Concert Hall" is located at the entrance of the Huanglong Cave Ecology Plaza in Zhangjiajie. It was designed by Yu Kongjian, president of the Architecture and Landscape Design College of Peking University and a professor from Harvard University. The hall was constructed by the Huanglong Cave Investment Company in accordance with international standards. Its construction area stands at 4,970 square meters and the total investment reached 160 million yuan.The concert hall is set against the backdrop of mountains with the lush vegetation of Huanglong Cave, faces rice fields with swirling smoke and is next to the water from Suoxi Valley in the south. It has an excellent environment as well as a novel and unique design. It has a beautiful and elegant style and a frame shear wall structure. Its sloping roofs are all covered with grass and flowers and its curtain walls are in the shape of the five-line staff formed by local shale rocks making the building melt with nature. The entire building looks like a culture collection of Zhangjiajie waiting to be read and a piece of jade embedded in Zhangjiajie. It is the concert hall with the most beautiful environment in the world."Hallelujah" Concert Hall bathes in the moonlight.Famous painter Huang Yongyu inscribes for the Hallelujah Concert Hall
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  • Zimbabwean Stone Carving Made its Debut in Zhangjiajie

    Zimbabwean Stone Carving Made its Debut in Zhangjiajie

    ​Recently, dozens of Zimbabwean stone-carving works have made their debut at the Yellow Dragon Scenic Area of Zhangjiajie, attracting a large number of tourists from home and abroad. Zimbabwe is honored as the "country of stone carving", and everyone in Zimbabwe is said to be skilled at this art. Its stone-carving works always surprise the world due to its original sense of life and unique visual experience.
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  • New Culture Fest

    New Culture Fest

    ​Preparations are underway for the first China International Culture Tourism Festival to be held in Zhangjiajie, Hunan Province next month.Launched by the Ministry of Culture, National Tourism Administration and Hunan Provincial Government, the 20-day festival is scheduled to begin on October 23.
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  • Foxes and Fairies of Tianmen:a spiritual journey not to be missed

    Foxes and Fairies of Tianmen:a spiritual journey not to be missed

    ​Held in Tianmen Mountain, Zhangjiajie, Hunan Province, the performance Foxes and Fairies of Tianmen is known as the first real landscape performance in the world, with the steep mountain as stage background and valley as the stage. It is also the first real landscape opera with a full story. The performance is recreated from the traditional Huagu (Flower Drum) Opera Liuhai Chop down Trees. The melodious and emotional music plus the provocative stage make visitors drop silent tears.
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  • Huangshizhai Put Its New Cableway System Into Operation

    Huangshizhai Put Its New Cableway System Into Operation

    2010-09-03    On September 1, the new cableway system of Huangshizhai in Zhangjiajie National Forest Park was officially put into operation. The new cableway features 5 transparent cabins, through the floors of which tourists could enjoy the stunning beauty of Zhangjiajie in an exhaustive view.The cableway system of Huangshizhai, Zhangjiajie has been under renovation since November 2009. The whole project costs CNY 90, 000,000, providing safer, faster and more comfortable cable services to the growing visitors of Zhangjiajie. It has been an important air corridor of the scenic area transporting tourists to the beautiful Huangshizhai.According to Huangshizhai Cable Company, 5 out of 34 of the renovated cables are designed in a transparent style, aiming at providing brand new experiences of panoramic view for tourists. The transparent cable costs the same as the standard cabin, 50 yuan one person for a single trip and 96 yuan for a round trip. Each cabin is with a maximum capacity of five people. At present, transparent cabins and standard cabins are distributed randomly and all the tourists could have a chance of 9% to take the transparent cabins.
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