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  • The six old mysteries of Tianmenshan Mountain

    The six old mysteries of Tianmenshan Mountain

    Tianmenshan Mountain,is always reputed as the first holy mountain in Wes-tern Hunan Province.In thousand and hundred years.the appearance of the six unsovable riddles-“the opening of tianmenshan cave,the turbulent water of tianmenshan,the turning of tianmen cave,the buried treasure by yehu(an ancient general),the picture of guigu-an ancient religious master,and the auspicious unicorn”-which adds to the mysterious,spiritual and celestial atmosphere to the place.天門洞開之謎 Tianmen cave,the masterpiece of the nature,is embedded in the precipitous cliff like a shining mirror.It is also like an opening Heaven Gate absorbing and lightning.It is full of celestial palaces mysteries.The exact origin of the cave is still lacking convincing scientific explanation.天門翻水之謎 On the left cliff of EL.1500m Tianmen Cave,appeared wonders of roaring floods in the seasons of serious drought. Followed are the sudden breakout of social reforms,human holocaust and natural disasters of china.Are these the warnings of the nature?鬼谷顯影之謎  A brave explorer daring into the ghost valley once occasionally took a picture of the side head of the revered ancient master Guigu on the stone wall of the cave.Yet years later,many retaking of pictures there yield nothing the same.Is this one-time picture of Guigu a coincidence or is it an arrangement by the God on purpose?天門瑞獸之謎  According to the records,once some one by chance saw unicorns in the primitive forests at Tianmen.The animal resembles the picture of an ancient Chinese auspicious animal very much.The animal is tiger-shaped, red all over the body with a single arch cornu in the middle of head.It disappears quickly when there is some one near it.野拂藏寶之謎 Yefu,i.e.LiGuo,the senior general of Li Zicheng,gained the Buddhist name Yefu after became a Buddhist disciple.It is well known that Li Zicheng retreated from Beijing in defeat and snatched away the gold,sliver and other treasures from the national treasury for the intended second uprising,while Yefu came to Tianmen Mountain surely for the purpose of burying the treasures.For hundreds of years,numerous people came here to find the treasures but none of them succeeded.Where on earth are these treasures is still a mystery.天門轉向之謎 About seventy or eighty years ago,standing at the south pier by the riverside in Zhangjiajie city ,one can see clearly the grand and wonderful Tianmen Cave.However,today in the same place one can only see the mountain rather than the cave;and if one wants to see the wonder,he has to go to Dayongqiao Park four kilometers away.Is this really because of the slow and secret turning of Tianmen Cave from north to northwest direction? 
    Yongding District 2011-03-18 14:46 View:3719
  • Tianmenshan Heaven-Linking Avenue

    Tianmenshan Heaven-Linking Avenue

    Heaven-Linking Avenue has 99 turns symbolizing that the Heaven has nine palaces.the avenue runs upward with the postture of the mountain like the soarings of great dragon and also hangs like a jade belt with zigzag turns circling the hills. It is worth the titlewonder of highway in the world. Through Heaven-linking Avenue,one reaches directly the Tianti-celestial ladder. The grand celestial-like scene came into view.
    HOT Yongding District 2011-01-12 15:24 View:20345
  • Tianmenshan Forest sightseeing cable car

    Tianmenshan Forest sightseeing cable car

    In order that tourists may enjoy the scenery on the summit at a higher angle and with a broader vision and numerous Buddhists may reach Tian Men Mountain Temple in the north of the summit faster with ease, Tian Men Mountain scenic area has built a summit sightseeing hanging chair cableway starting from Yunmeng Fairy Summit and ending at the Cherry Bay with a whole length of 800 m. Both the design of the car and adjustment speed render the tourists with full time and space for touring the summit and one feels as if he is walking on the garden in the air with absolute satisfaction.
    Yongding District 2010-12-20 15:28 View:5768
  • Tianmenshan Garden in the air

    Tianmenshan Garden in the air

    Tianmen Mountain  is an integrated synclinal geological unit which has the landform of middle-mountain karst platform with peak groups and canyons. The top of  Tianmen mountain is a cliff sight of karst platform. The karst hillocks and karrens spread wildly to form wonders of stone forests in the air. Moreover, with moss spreading all over the ground, wild vines twining and twisting, what come into sight are natural bonsais like grand gardens which were as if created by the immortals. The tourists can relish the natural wonders and feel the miracles of the Creator to their hearts\' content.  
    Yongding District 2010-12-20 15:15 View:2283
  • Tianmen Mountain Cableway

    Tianmen Mountain Cableway

    Tianmen Mountain Cableway, the longest passenger cableway of high mountains in the world, has 98 cars and 57 brackets altogether (including 3 rescuing brackets), all of which are original imported facilities from POMA, the French corporation. The cableway has a total length of 7455 meters and a height gap of 1279 meters. It is one of the few cable cars within China with a height gap over 1000 meters. The local gradient from the middle station to the upper station is as high as 37 degrees, which is rare in the world. It is the cableway with the largest local gradient as well as one with most brackets in China.  
    Yongding District 2010-12-20 15:05 View:8002
  • Museum of the Hunan-Hubei-Sichuan-Guizhou Soviet Area

    Museum of the Hunan-Hubei-Sichuan-Guizhou Soviet Area

    This famous tourist attraction of the Chinese revolution is located in a compound on Jiefang Road in downtown Zhangjiajie. The rooms on the eastern side are the former living quarters of Ren Bishi, He Long and Xiao Ke. Those on the southern side are exhibition halls. The building on the western side used to be an auditorium of the Hunan-Hubei-Sichuan-Guizhou Provincial CPC Committee, and the rooms on the northern side served as the offices of the Hunan-Hubei-Sichuan-Guizhou Provincial Military Command.Transport: The museum can be reached by public bus No.7Tel: (86)744-8224430Admission(for reference): RMB 28 yuan/adultOpening hours: 8:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m
    Yongding District 2010-11-23 16:25 View:2849
  • Xiuhuashanguan

    Xiuhuashanguan

    Xiuhuashanguan is the first Tujia people’s museum in China. The long mysterious culture and the rich special national customs are combined harmoniously, they were called as “the miniature of West-Hunan culture” and “the spirit of Tujia nationality”. The collections add up to 15,088 pieces, especially well-known for the Tujia bed carved with flowers and the colorful stone sculpture in Ming dynasty. It is worthy of the name “ Tujia dynamic museum” and welcomed by the tourists from all over the world.
    Yongding District 2010-11-23 16:24 View:3492
  • Zhangjiajie Dayong Town

    Zhangjiajie Dayong Town

    Dayong Town is located in Jiefang Road of Zhangjiajie City, visiting the Dayong Town, you can see both simple and unsophisticated suspended buildings of Tujia Nationality, supernatural and beautiful village of Miao Nationality, wind-rain bridge with romantic and poly posture of Dong Nationality, mystical and august Pan King’s Palace of Yao Nationality, and also quiet, deep and flowery lanes and one screen wall facing the gate of Bai Nationality. Dayong Town is composed of Zhangjiajie Museum area and Zhangjiajie multinational immaterial culture showing hall. The hall mainly consists of village of Tujia Nationality, village of Miao Nationality, village of Dong Nationality, village of Yao Nationality, hall of Bai Nationality. In order to really reproduce the unique living situations of all national minorities, Dayong Town has collected a great deal of precious living articles, and invited some top folk actors to take part in Dayong Town, to perform folk art theaters in Zhangjiajie. The tourists can come to their scene, to learn from the folk-custom activities such as making rice paste, weaving silk tapestry, blanch and dye with wax printing, listening to crying marry, reading woman’s handwritings and etc., and feel the brilliant and multicoloured immaterial cultural heritages of the minorities. 
    Yongding District 2010-11-23 11:09 View:4595