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Zhangjiajie City Guide
Zhangjiajie is located in the northwest of Hunan province, in the juncture of the Yunan-Guizhou Plateau and the subsidence of Dongting Lake, stretching over the area from between 109"40 to 110"20 E to between 28"52 to 29"48 N. It is bounded by Shimen county and Taoyuan county on the east, Yuanling county on the south, and Hefeng, Xuan"en of Hubei province on the north. The city stretches 167 km from east to west, and 96 km from north to south at best. Zhangjiajie city covers an area of 9,653 square kilometers, which accounts for 4.5 percent of Hunan province.

Zhangjiajie Shopping
Zhangjiajie Shopping

Commerce in Zhangjiajia is not as busy as the business in metropolises. But, in this wonderful natural resort, there are many local products which are worthy shopping. Then there are special markets, malls or streets for local products. Most tourists have the habit of shopping when traveling to other places. And shopping is one of the most important elements made up of a perfect tour.

Zhangjiajie Dining
Zhangjiajie Dining

Cuisine of Zhangjiajie is one of the branches of Hunan Cuisine (Xiangcai), which is also one of the braches of Chinese eight famous cuisines. Zhangjiajie food belongs to Hunan Cuisine, but it has its own unique characteristics. Dining in Zhangjiajie, you will find more local flavors-bacon, kang, hot and peppery taste. Zhangjiajie people like hot, vinegary and pickled food. Then local venison and potherb are popular food in Zhangjiajie, especially minority areas.

Zhangjiajie Weather
Zhangjiajie Weather

Zhangjiajie located in the north-west part of Hunan Province belongs to Humid Subtropical Monsoon Climate. Experiencing moderate climate Zhangjiajie also has abundant rainfall and rich sunshine. There non-frost period is long and the freeze-up is short. So Zhangjiajie is a nice place for traveling. The average annual sunshine is about 1440 hours, and average annual temperature is about 16℃, and the average annual rainfall is about 1400 mm.

Zhangjiajie Nightlife
Zhangjiajie Nightlife

Zhangjiajie nightlife is different from the nightlife of big cities. It is colorful too in different local flavor. As same as other cities, Zhangjiajie has bars, foot massages, karaoke, bars, dance halls and so on. Then you must have no idea of many folk customs are so attractive. These unique and interesting flavors can be found in theaters of Zhangjiajie such as Mei Li Xiang Xi and Zhang Jia Jie Theater and others places such as Tujia Folk Village and Dayong Town, etc. Besides, there is a popular sport of Zhangjiajie at night. That is mountain climbing.

Zhangjiajie Pictures
Zhangjiajie Pictures

Zhangjiajie attractions photos taken in popular sights of Zhangjiajie.

Zhangjiajie Attractions

Zhangjiajie Travel Guide

Tibet is surely a destination apart from most in the world, the rolling hills of the high plateau and the stunning Himalayas are none to any. Today in the age of information with jet aircraft, highways and the net work of computers, mysterious places are rare to be found. But, Tibet is an exception. Refereed as Shangri La, The Forbidden Land, The Roof of the World and by many more, the mysterious Buddhist Kingdom remained long closed to foreigners, exerting a strong hold on the imagination of the world. For centuries, it has fascinated mankind. It was hardly accessible to the outside world and has been always a challenge to human beings. Tibet, a "forbidden land" not only by man but also by nature, attracted many explorers, scholars, and pilgrims and adventure lovers, all in pursuit of "Real Shangri-la". It is not only the geographical and natural enchants but also a long historical culture and religion that appeal the foreigners to visit Tibet at least once in a lifetime.

Zhangjiajie Travel Guide

Zhangjiajie is known for its unique tourist resources. Wulingyuan Scenic Area, made up of the First National Forest Park--Zhangjiajie and two nature reserves-Suoxi Gully and Emperor Mountain, possesses 369 square kilometers. The main land feature is quartzes sandstone that is rare in the world. It is a perfect combination of the beauty of Guilin, the queerness of Huang Mountain, the peril of Hua Mountain and the magnificence of Tai Mountain. Pavilions, bridges, caves, lakes and waterfalls are everywhere. Consequently, it enjoys the name of "an enlarged potted landscape", "a miniature fairyland".

Zhangjiajie National Forest Park
Located in the northwest of Wulingyuan next to Suoxiyu Valley and Tianzi Mountain. It has an area of 72,000 acres, an average rainfall of 1200-1600mm, an average temperature of 16.

Tianzi Mountain
Tianzi Mountain takes its after Xiang Dakun who took the lead in the local farmers" rebellion. He regarded himself Tianzi meaning "the Son of Heaven" in Chinese.

Suoxi valley Nature reserve
The Suoxi valley Nature reserve has over 100 scenic spots in Yangjiajie whose waters and mountains are quite beautiful.

Yangjiajie Nature Reserve
Yangjiajie is next to Zhangjiajie in the east and Tianzi mountain in the north with an area of about 34 square km. It is formed of three parts: Xiangzhistream, Longquan valley and Baihouvalley.

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Golden Whip Stream Canyon
Golden Whip Stream It flows between steep grotesque peaks and luxuriant trees.No wonder it is called "the most beautiful valley in the world" and "the most poetic stream". The major scenic spots include Rock of Welcoming Guests, Golden Whip Rock, Reunion Rock and the Purple Grass Pond.

Baofeng Lake
Baofeng Lake is a crystal-clear alpine lake cupped in green mountains. Baofeng Lake has absolute beautiful waters and mountains. It is the masterpiece made by the power of nature and human.

Located in the northwest part of the Zhangjiajie National Forest Park,Yuanjiajie is a naturally formed platform mountain.The foremost attractions in this area include:Back Garden.Mihun Stage,and the First Bridge under the Sun

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