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  • Zhangjiajie Red River Valley

    Zhangjiajie Red River Valley

    Red River Valley—an untamed wonder for exploringRed River Valley is located at the foot of Jie zibao forestry centre of the Taiping Township, 35 km away from Zhangjiajie city. It would take 1 hour to get there due to the poor road conditions. It is hidden among the mountains, a place with clean and cool stream that is seldom trodden by others.It is a purely path for recreation that may not exhaust you too muchand a best choice for exploring after busy days!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 2012-07-28 14:50 View:3246
  • Zhangjiajie Lotus Park Inviting You

    Zhangjiajie Lotus Park Inviting You

    Zhangjiajie Lotus Park, located in the core of Zhangjiajie new urban district, back to Tianmen Mountain and facing the Lishui River, is a rare “land of treasure”. It also has been famous for producing valuable lotus since ancient time. Now the park with an area of 1,400 mu has cultivated lotus high-quality goods parks and planted more than 500 varieties, such as Hualian, water lily, Victoria regia and bowl lotus. It is said that the park will be built into the world largest lotus ecological tourism theme park with bountiful varieties of lotus.When it comes to summer, the pond almost likes a sea of flower. In the breeze gently blowing, the colorful lotus clustered together like young girls in the dance are greeting tourists both from home and abroad. One kind of lotus that you can not miss is called twin lotus flowers on one stalk. It is hailed as auspicious of the flowers by Tujia people and thought to bring lucky, hope, happiness, sweet and harmony. Leaning against the railing and smelling the refreshing flowers, your eyes are enjoying a visual feast. Apart from the beautiful lotus, tourists can also be catered for authentic Tujia cuisines and colorful entertainments. So when you come to Zhangjiajie, do not miss the enchanting lotus, the Zhangjiajie Lotus Park is inviting you!
    Yongding District 2012-07-20 00:16 View:1957
  • Zhangjiajie Old Yard

    Zhangjiajie Old Yard

    Zhangjiajie old yard is founded in the early years of Qing dynasty. Its architectural style is four damp down wall tujia architecture, an organic whole of tujia garden and tujia condole watchtower. It is a typical bi nazca (Tujia Nationality).It is the most preserved old house which survived in Xiangxi and even the whole country. It is a living fossil of tujia architecture, known as “Tujia first curtilage”. Zhu Rongji, former premier of the state council, once studied here.The old courtyard has a range collection, such as pottery and porcelain, ancient bed, bronze, silver, yarn, calligraphy and painting, which accounted for 14370 pieces. Its value has amounted to 1 billion yuan.Translated by Sophia
    Yongding District 2012-07-04 00:43 View:1533
  • Zhangjiajie Tianmenshan Temple

    Zhangjiajie Tianmenshan Temple

    Tian Men Mountain Temple was first built in the Tang Dynasty as a center of Buddhism in the area of western Hunan.The present Tian Men Mountain Temple is rebuilt on the basis of the original site with a plot area of more than 10,000 sqm. It adopts an official style of the Qing Dynasty and the buildings in the Temple compare well with the famous classical houses at home. The Temple is located in the mountain hollow with a broad vision. If one gazes into the southeast, all the hills seem to be so small that the Temple is really like an overlord. 
    Yongding District 2012-06-06 15:49 View:6112
  • Zhangjiajie Xiang-E-Chuan-Qian, Revolutionary Sites

    Zhangjiajie Xiang-E-Chuan-Qian, Revolutionary Sites

    The museum is located inJiefang Road, zhangjiajie. It complements with the world-class zhangjiajie mountains, setting off each other, which is the national patriotism education demonstration bases and the provincial cultural relics protection units.The revolutionary site building built in the late Qing Dynasty, which was the Catholic Church of Western missionaries. Later on, when the Red Army stationed in, this produced great influence events, such as historical process of the Chinese revolution andChina’s future, the fate of the great army and great place, and 166 founding general marshals.The sites has clean slate, lush evergreen trees, and beautiful flowers. Solemn and fresh as it is, visitors and guests feel a fresh air.Translated by Sophia
    Yongding District 2012-04-19 00:23 View:1313
  • Zhangjiajie Bottomless Gorge

    Zhangjiajie Bottomless Gorge

    The bottomless gorge is also named Chuantian gutter. It ia a deep grand canyon between the three township baishi, xilian and rencao river. The deep valley, with timber forest on both sides, and no one involved in.Zhangjiajie Bottomless gorge divides into three parts. Yellow lion river is in the upper river, which is a rift valley with three thousand meters from the earth’s surface. Middle part is Luoxiang gorge. The last section called Five miles stream, a five-mile ancient plank road connected white stone and Ren caoxi township. Whole valley is about hundred miles. It has birdsong, gibbon and waterfall. Cliff valley grows trees with old vines.Translated by Sophia
    Yongding District 2012-03-21 23:10 View:1246
  • Zhangjiajie Historical Relics in Shuangqiaoxi Village

    Zhangjiajie Historical Relics in Shuangqiaoxi Village

    Several ancient military installations have been found in Xushupo village, Shuangxiqiao town during archaeological survey organized by cultural relic control station in Yongding district, Zhangjiajie city. Some of them remain a mystery, which aroused many tourists’ interests to unveil the story behind.The first military installation is the Old Castle which is located on hillside of Guanyin Mountain of the village. It is a pure military castle with defensive characteristic where the castle’s walls are enforced with stones with shooting loopholes on walls. The castle’s height around is nearly 10 meters and its width is over 3 meters. Nowadays, the master of the castle remains a mystery.The second one is Lee Manor. It is near the Old Castle. In the manor, a significant amount of pavilions, stages and other facilities are there. Outside the manor, there are a lot of fertile land reclamations. What’s more, building time of the manor could trace back to the first year of reign of Emperor Yongzheng in Qing dynasty.The third one is Tianluoshan Temple which locates on the top of Tianluo Mountain which is just on the opposite side of Lee Manor. It covers 4 mus (Chinese unit of area). It is said the temple was built by Li Zicheng who was once the leader of peasant uprising after defeated by Qing army, which adds mystique to the temple.By Brenda
    Yongding District 2012-01-04 22:47 View:1316
  • Zhangjiajie DaYong Bar street

    Zhangjiajie DaYong Bar street

    Zhangjiajie bar street, located in jiefang road,which has the strong xiangxi amorous folk culture. BigYong scenic spot has the first domestic national non-material cultural heritage exhibition building and zhangjiajie museum.On night, entering city bar street, we can see the primitive simplicity atmosphere of tujia diaojiao building, beautiful magic of miao village, romantic appearance of shelter bridge, mysterious majesty of the house of the PanWang yao, still can see quiet and beauty of bai three lanes. Five minority customs are different, but live in harmony, it seems to be the epitome of the xiangxi world.Translated by Sophia
    Yongding District 2011-12-08 22:06 View:1639