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  • Zhangjiajie Xiongbi Cliff Village

    Zhangjiajie Xiongbi Cliff Village

    Zhangjiajie Xiongbi Cliff Village, which is governed by Guan Liping street office, Yong Ding district, Zhang Jiajie city, locates on an upland with altitude reaching up to 1300 meters. It is called “Village on Cliff” as is around by cliffs. Though four mountain roads are provided, all roads are even harder to climb than climbing to heaven.Hard as it is, many people still yearn for this primitive and mysterious patch. Scenery here is really inviting. Looking at the top of upland, you could appreciate the highland scenery. Looking down, you could see Xianren Stream (another beautiful scenic spot in Zhang Jiajie) which is of Jiangnan style hugging around under the foot of Xiongbi Cliff. What an amazing experience to enjoy two kinds of different sceneries at the same time!Apart from appreciating amazing natural scenery, it’s also wonderful to taste special local food. Bacon, Gegen powder are especially famous food here. Moreover, residents here are quite hospitable. It’s also a hard won chance to experience pure local culture.Now some travel agents are exploiting special travel items here. Wild surviving training, climbing and sightseeing, spending summer holidays, hunting, participating in farm work, camping are excellent activities to held in Xiongbi Cliff Village. Here is really resort waiting for you!By Brenda#gallery-1 {margin: auto;}#gallery-1 .gallery-item {float: left;margin-top: 10px;text-align: center;width: 33%;}#gallery-1 img {border: 2px solid #cfcfcf;}#gallery-1 .gallery-caption {margin-left: 0;}
    Yongding District 2012-11-11 00:38 View:2160
  • Zhangjiajie Old Taoist Bay

    Zhangjiajie Old Taoist Bay

    Zhangjiajie Old Taoist Bay, A mysterious and holy land, locates under the foot of the south of Tianmen Mountain in urban area of Zhangjiajie, And at the back of the Seven-Star Crag. It was given such a name because a Taoist priest whose name was Gui Guzi once cultivated himself and preached here. It is 7 kilometers from the downtown of Zhangjiajie and covers an area of over 9000 acres. There still exists so many kinds of rare plants and animals in it that the whole bay remains in a primitive state and no one lives here.With the development over the Old Taoist Bay, we will have chance to unveil its mysteries. Now it is under developing and the whole bay is developed into 3 scenic spots from its east to west. The east route’s inviting sightseeing is the Eighteen Pools. Its depth varies from 1 meter to 4 meters and shapes of them seem out of superb craftsmanship that some look like crescent moon while some pig’s kidney. The midline is the ever prosperous ancient business road of thousand years where the Thirteen-Six Jiao, the Gory Guard, theStoneBridgeand so on locates here and have seen its ups and downs in history. Apart from those historic sight spots, rice wine of the Thirteen-Six Jiao and tofu of the Stone Bridge are also attractive and of memorial sense. The west route is calledFairyCanyonwhose original name is Snowflake Stream where it shapes into wide bottom and narrow roof due to the long-term whirling wash and different density of rock. Waterfall here is also another attracting spot.The Old Taoist Bay not only gives you a visual feast of natural scenery but also a special experience of local culture of Zhangjiajie. It is absolutely the best land to get away from the ordinary world and a mysterious land for exploration.Translated by Brenda
    Yongding District 2012-11-11 00:29 View:3441
  • Tianmenshan Yunmeng fairy summit

    Tianmenshan Yunmeng fairy summit

    The summit of Zhang Jiajie---Yunmeng Fairy Summit, 1518.6 m above sea level, is the summit of Tianmen Mountain and Zhang Jiajie. Looking around, the sixteen peaks of Tianmen Mountain are different in shape; looking afar, the scenery of Wulingyuan comes into view; looking into the city, the new appearance of Zhang Jiajie is taken in at a glance.
    Yongding District 2012-11-08 15:18 View:2766
  • Yongding Longfeng Terrace

    Yongding Longfeng Terrace

    ZJJ Longfeng Terrace is located in Longfeng Village,Zhangjiajie Yongding Luoshui Town.In Golden Autumn Day, People will be intoxicated by the picturesque idyllic scenery in Longfeng Terraces where more than 3,000 terraced fields row upon row with murmuring of the running water in the creek, some folk houses of primitive simplicity interspersing among them and two or three farmers in the fields. What a fairyland it is! This is what people are familiar with Longfeng Terrace as an important project of leisure agriculture and rural tourism development.In Longfeng Terrace,There is totally different scenery at all seasons when aroma of the rape flowers permeates into your nose in spring, rice shoots dance along with the breezes in summer, the ripe and golden ears of paddy blink in autumn and blowing snow float over the terraces in winter.And all of these natural beauties will not be a privilege only to the local people. In order to let the world to witness its beauty, Government of Yongding District will develop Longfeng Terraces according to 5A criteria by expanding its area to 10.000mu and equipping it with high-standard tourists’ reception facilities in order to create a miracle of leisure agriculture and rural tourism.By Brenda
    Yongding District 2012-09-19 23:56 View:1801
  • Tianmenshan Glass Plank Road

    Tianmenshan Glass Plank Road

    Glass Plank Road is located in the top of Zhangjiajie Tianmen mountain,West road, Long 60 meters, The highest elevation 1430 meters. It is another special attractions in tianmenshan scenic area.
    Yongding District 2012-09-12 15:43 View:21927
  • Zhangjiajie Qixing Mountain

    Zhangjiajie Qixing Mountain

    Zhangjiajie Qixing Mountain– An expedition of outdoor mountain hiking Adjacent to Tianmen Mountain, Qixing Mountain’s highest elevation stands at 1528.6 meter, 10 meter higher than Tianmen Mountain. It covers an area of 19,044 mu in the National Land and Resource Level Diagram and its actual total area reaches 35,000 to 40,000 mu, 3 times lager than Tianmen Mountain.On the top of the mountain is a huge mesa hill with an average elevation of 1400 meter and arable area of 280 mu. The average temperature on the mountaintop hovers at 9 C°. And summer also never kisses the land throughout the year. Forest coverage rate is 87%, most of which are shrub wood and about 2000 mu primitive forest has been reserved.Qixing Mountain also abounds in wildlife and is listed as one of the Four Main Chinese Herbal Medicine Library (Tianmen Mountain, Badagongshan, Zhangjiajie, Qixing Mountain)Having imagined for a long time, we finally get the chance to unveil the mystery of Qixing mountain. Our group including 18 memebers excitedly starts our expedition to this splendor!Our starting point lies in this seclusive area, and there is no road to get to the mountaintop, so we need to find ways by ourseles! What a blood- curdling adventure!Looking! this is a special rock looking like the head of a horse, isnn’t it?The most dangerous path developed by us, and a slender figure will help you a lot when you are in such a circumstance!Resting ~Pose~Snap!Aha~ a patch of reeds meets our eyes! Romatic?By Brenda
    Yongding District 2012-08-28 14:01 View:4504
  • Zhangjiajie Yuhuang Cave

    Zhangjiajie Yuhuang Cave

    Yuhuang Cave is located in Makong Mountain, West of Zhangjiajie downtown. It is 8 kilometers away from the downtown. Yuhuang Cave is main culture relic protection site in Hunan province and is another scenic spot in Zhangjiajie city. Generally, Yuhuang Cave is famous for the Jade Emperor chiseled in this cave. This cave is 10 meters high.Yuhuang Cave is just one of nine caves there. Others are Fengquan Cave, Yujin Cave, Haobi Cave, Mochi Cave, Hulong Cave, Xiongshi Cave, Kongsheng Cave and Yinguo Cave. These nine caves almost enjoy equal reputation. As for the reason why set Yuhuang as their name overall, one is for the Jade Emperor who has the highest status among all Buddhaholy, the other is for Yuhuang Cave is the highest when judging from their location.Yuhuang Cave is preserved the most intactly in all ellora caves in Hunan province. Tens of various human beings and animals are chiseled in the grotto, including supernal, world and nether world. This cave was shaped in about AD1807.Translated by Becky
    Yongding District 2012-08-22 22:54 View:1647
  • Zhangjiajie Old Courtyard

    Zhangjiajie Old Courtyard

    Have you ever seen the famous TV series called “Legend of the Western Hunan” and “Putting Down Bandits inWulongMountain”? If yes, maybe many scenes in these teleplays impressed you deeply. Precisely, the Old Courtyard is just the filming base of both.Located in the urban area of Zhangjiajie, the Old Courtyard witnessed the legend of a prominent family among thousands of years. Thus, it is commonly identified as “the first cartilage in the western Hunan”, “the best-preserved Tujia ancient mansion within the western Hunan even within our country”, “the living fossil of Tujia buildings” and so on. Uncovering the quiet Old Courtyard’s memories, surprisingly, our former premier of the state council also once left countless footprints here in his precious student hood.Walking in the Old Courtyard, you can not only appreciate the rich heritage left by predecessors, but also taste delicious Tujia foods. Meanwhile, there are a series of great local programs waiting for you, which may shock your heart and soul.Since its opening in 2006, all sectors of the community speak highly of it. Thanks to its great contributions to our social education and family education, more and more families come together to learn all kinds of knowledge. It seems that the Old Courtyard gives us surprise here and there. Especially the residential culture of Tujia: The Old Courtyard is typically built in accordance with Tujia building style. The mode of ventilation and lighting are incomparable all over the world. Standing here, seeing our ancestors’ wisdom sparkling, what a magical sceneTranslated by Becky
    Yongding District 2012-07-28 16:24 View:2613