Zhangjiajie Travel Guide

Yangjiajie Scenic Spot


Yangjiajie Scenic  Spot is located in the southwest Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, nearby Yuanjiajie Scenic Spot and Tianzi Mountain.  Few people knew Yuanjiajie ten years ago. But world knows Yuanjiajie at present. Thanks to its splendid natural scenery. It is a sacred scene that enjoyed the same fames of Zhangjiajie National Forest Park ,Yuanjiajie Scenic Spot,as well as Tianzi Mountain, which are the four must-see top attractions of Wulingyuan Scenic Area when you travel to Zhangjiajie.

 

Yangjiajie has much to do with the aristocratic Yang Family in Song Dynasty (960-1279), whose three generations of members, both the men and women, were faithful patriotic generals or soldiers on the battlefield. It is said the in the northern song dynasty the generals from the yang family camped in the Tianzi mountain when they were encircling and suppressing Xian.Their stories often appear in Chinese TV series or films, such as the film Yang ka cheung. In Yangjiajie many scenic spots are related to the stories of the family.

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Yangjiajie Scenic Spot consists of three parts: Xiangzhi stream, Longquan valley and Baihou valley, in which there are altogether over 200 scenic spots. At Xiangzhi stream, one sees undulating peaks extending into the distance and limpid brooks winding along the deep gullies, and hears birds and cicadas singing in the dusk along the ancient roads, it is a land of peace indeed.

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How to get there?

1. Hiking: About 3 hours visiting and hiking from Wugui Village, nearby Yuanjiajie Scenic Spot. Tourists can take bus from Yuanjiajie Scenic Spot and Tianzi Mountain Scenic Spot,and get off at the bus-stop of Wuguizhai Village, then start your hiking.

2. By Cable Way: Take cable car up to the top of Yangjaijie Scenic Spot from Silanyu Entrance Gate of Wulingyuan Scenic Area, after 1hour driving from Zhangjiajie City.