A contestant in a competition for motorized paragliders at Tianmen Mountain in Zhangjiajie, Central China's Hunan province, trains on June 26, two days before the competition begins.
Workers broke ground on the project in Fenghuang, a renowned tourist town. The 9.121-km-long line drew an investment of about 1.1 billion yuan ($157 million), with a designed maximum speed of 100 km per hour. It will have six stations.
"This is the window for Zhangjiajie to open to the outside world, the bond of cooperation and win-win, and the driving force for economic development." On August 7, at the launching ceremony of "Silk Road Stations" and the English-version website of "Timeless Zhangjiajie", Liu Ge'an, deputy secretary of the Zhangjiajie Municipal Committee and mayor of the Zhangjiajie Municipal Government, delivered a speech, which impressed more than 100 tourism enterprise leaders from in and out the Zhangjiajie city.
Chinese motorcyclist Geng Jie on Thursday rode up a 999-step stairway at the Tianmenshan scenic area in Zhangjiajie, Central China's Hunan province.
Zhangjiajie Wulingyuan Scenic Area. Since the busy summer tourist season came, the number of tourists coming to Zhangjiajie for summer vacation has increased. The scenic spot has staged colorful folk culture performances such as waving dance, Miao drums, and folk songs for tourists.
Recent years, Yueyang government has taken serious measures to enhance ecological environment remediation, and saw a sound and stable improvement
Art workers are painting on the wall in Shibadong Village, Shuanglong Town, Huayuan County on July 25. The wall is 100 meters long and covers an area of about 200 square meters. The painting depicts the customs of western Hunan and the scenery of the village.