Zhangjiajie tourism resort is located in the east of Wulingyuan, And the geological structure is relatively complex. Avariety of landscapes of landscap are filled with endless charm.
The unique “Zhangjiajie landscape” is named by the international geological expert in November 2010. It is located in the core of the world natural heritage Wulingyuan scenic area, covering an area of 264 square kilometers. It is made of quartz sandstone with water erosion, gravitational collapse and weathering forces.
Zhangjiajie karst is the most common landscape, accounting for more than a third of the city’s area. The famous scenic spots are huanglong hole, The dragon king cave, buildings, etc.
Zhangjiajie danxia landform is mainly concentrated in the Cili and Xikou town area, with an area of 100 square kilometers.
In 2004, Zhangjiajie with the unique geological landscape is listed as one of the first world geological park, and now has more than 10 million tourists per year. In another development, 2014, Zhangjiajie world geological park exhibition hall will be free and open to the public. It will embody the popular science knowledge dissemination of Zhangjiajie landform and academic value.
Translated by Sophia