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Zhangjiajie Sangzhi Jiutian Cave

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Jiutian Cave—the first cave in Asia: its name is obtained for its nine skylights connected with the ground. The cave is divided into upper, middle and lower layers with a total area of 2.5 million square meters, in which there are layers of stalagmites, stelae and stalactites in beautiful shapes and peculiar structures everywhere. It is an uncommon underground gem. In 1987, it was identified as “the first cave in Asia” after three on-site investigations of over twenty experts in solution caves from seventeen countries. In 1995, it was designed as an “Exploration Base of International Limestone Cave Association” and received as its member.

  • Discovery of Sangzhi Jiutian Cave

    Discovery of Sangzhi Jiutian Cave

    ZJJ Jiutian Cave is discovered by Warrior Wang Hai, A mountain cave explorers, in 1987. In 1988 it is was officially open to visitors and listed as provincial scenic area. In the same year, after investigation and evaluation of international cave experts, they agreed that Jiutian large has unique landscape and there are a number of caves that were not developed. So it was suitable for carrying out expedition.Therefore, International Karst Cave Organization formally accepted Jiutian as a member of it and identified Jiutian cave as a base for exploration. After exploration, it is found that there are old trees and other fossil karst cave inside the cave. It is a rare natural landscape and also has high scientific value.Translated by Sophia 
    2012-07-05 00:37 View:5669
  • 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
    2012-08-22 22:54 View:3267
  • Zhaojiaya Chaoyang Ground Canyon

    Zhaojiaya Chaoyang Ground Canyon

    It is about 100km to Zhaojiaya Chaoyang Ground Canyon from Zhangjiajie city.You must have been to Wulingyuan Yellow Dragon Cave, but have you ever been to Chaoyang Ground Canyon in Zhaojiaya of Cili county in Zhangjiajie? Let me lead you to the fanscinating palace to enjoy a fantasy journey.
    2012-10-25 17:11 View:3674
  • 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
    2011-07-12 12:46 View:3052
  • Zhangjiajie Longwang Cave

    Zhangjiajie Longwang Cave

    Zhangjiajie Longwang Cave is one of the core scenic spots in Zhangjiajie and one of the biggest, eldest karst caves in China. Cave experts praised Longwang Cave for“exotic of world karst caves”. Meanwhile, Longwang Cave is a national AAAA rated scenic spot. Up to now, it is about three hundred and eighty million years old, which of course makes its archaeology and tourism values are also stand out.Walking through this different cave, you may be deeply impressed by nature’s uncanny workmanship. Moreover, outside Longwang Cave, there is a deep abyss named “Longwang Abyss”, which is surrounded by steep cliffs all around. However, the depth of this abyss is still a riddle so far, no way to ascertain even nowadays. Longwang Abyss keeps the same water level throughout the year. Except sometimes, it experiences flood tide according to season or climate change. Together with Loujiang drift, Jiangya Spring, these three jointly constitute “gold corridor” in Zhangjiajie eastern tourism.Translated by Becky
    2012-01-09 13:30 View:3833
  • Zhangjiajie Jiutian Cave

    Zhangjiajie Jiutian Cave

    Jiutian Cave is named for its nine skylights, which are interlinked with ground. It is located in Sangzhi County(Zhangjiajie,Hunan province), 62 kilometers away from Wulingyuan, 70 kilometers away from the city enter of Zhangjiajie. There are three layers within the cave, covering 2.5 million square meters in total. Entering into Jiutian Cave, you may be surprised by all kinds of treasures it owns, its countless postures as well as the unique stalagmites, curtains, stalactites. In a word,Jiutian Cave is generally seen as an unusual rarity which can be seldom seen elsewhere around the world.Jiutian Cave was found in 1987 by a man named Wang Hairan who was fond of adventure. In 1988, officially,Jiutian Cave was opened to visitors as a provincial scenic spot.In 1987, more than 20 experts coming from 17 countries had an on-the-spot investigation in Jiutian Cave, and then successfully confirmed the status of Jiutian Cave——the largest cave in Asia. In 1995, Jiutian cave was identified as the exploration base of International Karst Cave Association (only2 inChina) and also ranked among International Karst Cave Association (only 3 nationwide). Since then,Jiutian Cave got to be known by the whole world gradually. Accordingly, its various values multiplied rapidly.Generally speaking, there are four outstanding points in Jiutian Cave:1, largest area2, peculiar cave3, fascinating scenery4, serene spaceTranslated by Becky
    HOT 2022-08-20 08:08 View:5168
  • Yellow Dragon Cave

    Yellow Dragon Cave

    Yellow Dragon Cave is more beautiful than the outside world. Day or night, without fear of rain or wind, all year long, you can delight in its wonderful scenery.The cave is of good beneficial air circulation, and is cool in the summer and war in the winter. Yellow Dragon Cave is one of the foremost scenic areas in Zhangjiajie, and was
    HOT 2022-07-09 09:00 View:31718