Wulingyuan Scenic and Historic Interest Area of Zhangjiajie, Zhangjiajie

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Must see · World heritage site · Forest · Wildlife Area
Marvel at thousands of sandstone pillars, some over 200 m (656 ft) tall, at Wulingyuan Scenic and Historic Interest Area of Zhangjiajie--a World Heritage Site encompassing 40 scenic areas and over 560 points of interest. Spanning 690 sq km (266 sq mi), the area features endangered plant and animal life, a score of caves, two large natural bridges, gorges with streams and waterfalls, and the tree-spotted limestone formations that inspired the Hollywood blockbuster, "Avatar." Take a well-maintained trail or hire a guide. A 30-minute cable ride gives the best views, while a museum of geological history en route adds context. Organized tours may include some rafting. Make Wulingyuan Scenic and Historic Interest Area of Zhangjiajie a centerpiece of your Zhangjiajie vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Zhangjiajie road trip planning site.
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  • This place is breath-taking and an amazing sight. To think that it took millions of years for these unique mountains to form is humbling. The trail is well built and relatively easy to walk. Do wear.....  more »
  • looks that this area takes all the universal records: the highest elevator, the longest and highest glass bridge, etc.  more »

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