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Zhangjiajie National Forest Park

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Zhangjiajie National Forest Park is a unique site located in Zhangjiajie City in northern Hunan Province. It contains the essence the towering sandstone pillars in seas of cloud, tranquil streams, and abundant wildlife. The pillar-like formations are a distinct feature of the Chinese landscape and can be seen in many ancient Chinese paintings.

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Being described as majestic, tranquil, wild, delicate, and eccentric, the park area features lucid brooks, a hospitable climate, grotesque peaks, and abundant flora. You will discover six fantastic main attraction spots and over 90 smaller but not less stunning ones inside the park. Huangshizhai, Golden Whip Stream, Yuanjiajie, and Yaozizhai are just a few of them.

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Yuanjiajie, for example, is famous for its "Avatar Hallelujah Mountain". Named so in 2010, it is still the most famous sight in Zhangjiajie.

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Although the area may be visited all year round, the peak travel season lasts from April through October. The best seasons are spring and autumn, namely April–May and August–October, when the days are warm and rainless. June and July are hot, humid and at the same time crowded. Winters bring chilly weather, occasionally snowy and icy.

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