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Zhangjiajie National Forest Park  

Wulingyuan Scenic Area is made up of Zhangjiajie, Tianzi Mountain, Shuoxiyu and Yangjia Boundary. It was listed as one of the world legacies in 1992, and as the world geology park in the year 2002.

Wulingyuan Scenic Area has its peculiar natural landscape, which features the original sandstones, dense forests, deep ravines. There are thick forests and running streams in the area which constitutes a picture that resembles a landscape painting.

The five most spectacular scenes in this spot are the peculiar peaks, deep canyons, beautiful waters, thick forest and the mysterious caves.

The peculiar peaks refer to the 3000 or more mountain peaks of quartz sandstones. These peaks are of various shapes, low and high, among which the three representatives are the Camel Peak, the Drunk Stone Peak, and the Five Finger Peak. The peaks are elegant and magnificent.

The deep canyons refer to the 32 canyons of more than 2000 meters long each. The most famous ones are the Jinxi Canyon, the Shentang Canyon and the Gallery Canyon.

The beautiful water refers to the waterscape in the scenic spot area, including the streams, springs, lakes, pools and the waterfalls. It is said that there are more than 800 waterscapes in the area too.

Meanwhile, there are different shapes of caves here. Among them the most outstanding one is the Yellow Dragon Cave. There are beautiful stalactites in the cave.

In addition to the five top scenes mentioned above, the rural landscapes also attract a lot of visitors. The local farmers are hospitable and you may also take a visit to their homes.