Phoenix Ancient City
The Phoenix Ancient City is located near the western boundary of the Húnán province. This small city is located in the lap of the mountains and the forest. Phoenix Ancient City still possesses the essence of ancient China. From the ancient era, the town is the home of Ethnic minority group Tujia and Miao. The small wooden houses of ancient Chinese Architecture, small alleys, and the picturesque bridges over the water are still preserving the original effects of the city.
According to legend, once two Phoenixes had flown over this town. Enchanted by the beauty of this town, they have never left. Thus, the city is called ‘Phoenix City’ in honor of these mythological birds.
Zhangjiajie National Forest Park
Zhangjiajie National Forest Park is the most famous part among the main attractions in Zhangjiajie, which is also the first forests park in China. Mainly consists of Tianzi Mountain Nature Reserve, Yangjiajie Scenic Area, Yuanjiajie Scenic Area, Golden Whip Stream and Huangshi Village, Zhangjiajie National Forest Park delicately combines all the wonderful features of strange-shaped peaks, secluded valleys and dense forests, which will give you a wonderful experience.
If you are a movie fan, you totally will not want to miss Yuanjiajie Scenic Area, for the Avatar Hallelujah Floating Mountain. The isolated pillar peacefully standing among the cloud and mist, as if wondering in a fairyland. And for Golden Whip Stream, it is one of the most beautiful areas in Zhangjiajie, limpid and tranquil. Beautiful sceneries along the stream look like a natural gallery lying in the mysterious forests.
Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon Glass Bridge
Zhangjiajie Glass Bridge is getting a lot of attention from travelers. The bridge spans two steep cliffs, and uses transparent glass as its bottom.
With a total length of 430 meters, suspended 300 meters above the valley floor, it is now the longest, highest glass-bottom bridge in the world.
Tianzi Mountain is located in the northwestern part of Wulingyuan Scenic Area, which boasts rocky peaks in grotesque shapes and shrouded in drifting mist. There are four wonders of Tianzi Mountain such as cloudy sea, sunrise, winter snow and peak forest. The landscape in Tianzi Mountain varies in different seasons and also in one day. If time permits, it is a good idea to watch sunrise over the mountain at Grand Sightseeing Platform. And it will be great to capture the gorgeous panoramic view of the misty Tianzi Mountain.
There are five main scenic zones and over ten scenic spots in the Tianzi Mountain area, including Helong Park, West Sea Stone Forests, Divine shrine and Immortal Bridge, the Fairy Scattering Flowers, etc. A visit to Tianzi Mountain you will truly feel the extremely craftsmanship of nature.
Yellow Dragon Cave
Yellow Dragon Cave is one of the most famous attractions in Wulingyuan Scenic Area, which owns the reputation of the most beautiful cave in China. Being one of the largest karst caves in China, Yellow Dragon Cave offers all kinds of characteristics for what you expect for a typical karst cave. From the hidden caves inside Yellow Dragon Cave, clear underground rivers, varieties of stalactites and steles, you may definitely enjoy a fantastic view in this magical stone world.