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  • 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:1694
  • 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:2008
  • Tianmenshan Ghost-Valley plank road

    Tianmenshan Ghost-Valley plank road

    The ghost-valley plank road is located at the scenic area of Looking for the wonderland with a whole length of 800m and suspended from the cliff more than 1400m above sea level on the upper side of the Ghost-valley Cave.Here your hearts will be agitated by the extreme shock and stimulation.      
    Yongding District 2011-09-08 15:38 View:11128
  • Zhangjiajie Crouching Tiger Cave

    Zhangjiajie Crouching Tiger Cave

    Zhangjiajie Crouching Tiger Cave, 3km away from the downtown of  Zhangjiajie, is an absolutely place for sightseeing and entertainment. It was named such a name just because there unbroken skeletons of south China tigers were found here. In the light of  recall of  the  aged, there were groups of tigers on the Ziwu Mountain about 50 years ago. However, they later gradually grew extinct for the change of climate.Apart from whole tiger skeletons, all kinds of stalactite shaped like bamboo shoots, pillars, curtains, waterfalls, croplands are as if out of hand of skillful craftsman. Besides, in the cave, over 30 precious antiques like copper instruments, potteries and so on were found here.Crouching Tiger Cave, cool in summer and warm in winter, is a good place to avoid hot days. Besides, this place is available for all kinds of entertainment activities like barbecue, bonfire party, outdoor cook and so on. it is waiting for you.By Patricia
    Yongding District 2011-07-12 12:46 View:1584
  • Tianmenshan Misty Yuhu Peak

    Tianmenshan Misty Yuhu Peak

    Yuhu Peak,one of the sixteen famous peaks of ZJJ Tianmen Mount,is named after its shape which similar to a kettle.The legend goes that this kettle belongs to Fairy Magu who left the kettle in Tianmen Mount.That day was Queen Mother’s birthday,when Fairy Magu toasted Queen Mother and she felt tipsy then forgot to bring the kettle back.YuHu peak is one of the most beautiful sightseeing position.Its west,east and south parts are surrounded by dangerous cliffs.Its north part is facing Tianmen Mount and with forty-eight horse head shaped peaks in its south-eastern direction.It was said that forty-eight horse head shaped peaks were the embodiments of Qin shihuang’s (The first emperor of Qin dynasty 259-210B.C.)war-horses.During the morning of summer days,Yuhu peak is usually enveloped by clouds and mists which compound a beautiful and fascinating view for tourists.Here are the misty pictures of Yuhu peak in ZJJ Tianmen Mount.By Aileen
    Yongding District 2011-05-28 23:20 View:1854
  • Zhangjiajie Xiuhua Museum

    Zhangjiajie Xiuhua Museum

    Located in the central part of Zhangjiajie, Xiuhua Museum is the first private Tujia nationality museum, renowned as “the Soul of Tujia Nationality” and “the epitome of Tujia culture. Over there, historical Tujia culture and full-bodied folk customs are united harmoniously.The body building ofXiuhuaMuseumadopts a courtyard structure of Tujia people’s dwellings, strewn at random. All windows, doors, eaves and footstones are collected from western Hunan, beautiful and antique. At the same time, Xiuhua Museum beaks through the inherent pattern of other commonly seen museums, instead, it combines static ancient antiques with dynamic Tujia folk customs. This is also whyXiuhuaMuseum, as a cultural landscape, has enjoyed a high reputation in Zhangjiajie for a long time.Translated by Becky
    Yongding District 2011-05-18 09:36 View:1504
  • Tianmenshan Plank Road

    Tianmenshan Plank Road

    Zhangjiajie Tianmenshan West Plank Road-Guigu Plank RoadZhangjiajie Tianmenshan East Plank Road-Bi Ye Yaotai area Yuhu peak Viewing platformVisitors walk on the Quiet path
    Yongding District 2011-05-06 23:17 View:10734
  • Zhangjiajie Guigu Gorge Hole Rafting

    Zhangjiajie Guigu Gorge Hole Rafting

    Situated at the south of Zhangjiajie,a three-mile distance from the central city, Guigu gorge hole backs against the Tianmen Mount and closes to Lishui river .At the entrance of Guigu gorge hole ,there are a wooden corridor for rest , a row of bathroom and a room for preserving tourists\\\' luggage ,cellphones etc with staffs.When rafting begins, staffs would help you arm yourself safely with helmet and life vast.Guigu gorge hole reaches 1200m long and 300m depth .Tourists walk along the winding road, can constantly catch gorgeous natural sceneries. Moreover,a beautiful orchard near the top of Guigu gorge hole waits for your coming.A circled waterway is the first journey, then get ready for a fantastic rafting .Somewhere the water drops over 10 meters, which absolutely make you scream and relaxed.During the whole rafting , lifeguards at thrilling corners are ready for your service.Tips:1,carry clean clothes with you in necessary.2,not take your camera and worthy stuffs while rafting.
    Yongding District 2011-04-01 23:04 View:6279