Wulingyuan Scenic and Historic Interest Area of Zhangjiajie, Zhangjiajie

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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 park was a wonderful haven for us after travelling through China in many large cities. We traveled on our own, no tour group. My first suggestion if you are flying into the airport and getting....  more »
  • Wulingyuan Scenic and Historic Interest Area , lying to the north of Zhangjiajie City, is a charming tourist attraction. It is one of the 40 famous scenic spots in China. It is said to be 'The...  more »
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