Jiutian Cave, the national AAAA scenic area, is a major attraction of Maoyan River Scenic Area. Jiutian Cave is praised as the first cave in Asia. The name of Jiutian Cave is obtained from its nine skylights connected with the ground. Located in Sangzhi County,70km away from Zhangjiajie Downtown. Jiutian Cave is divided into upper, middle and lower layers with a total area of 2.5 million square meters, in which there are layers of stalagmites, stelae and stalactites in beautiful shapes and peculiar structures everywhere.
Jiutian Cave is a rare underground gem. In 1987, it was identified as "the first cave in Asia" after three on-site investigations conducted by more than twenty experts in caves from seventeen countries. In 1995, it was approved as a member of the Exploration Base of International Limestone Cave Association.
What to see ?
Entered Jiutian Cave,you can enjoy three natural underground rivers,lakes and wells;five natural bridges,six natural falls;ten mountains inside of the cave and over thirty halls inside.Because the temperature is very stable inside, you feel cool in summer and warm in winter.
Add: Jiutian Cave is situated in Shuidong Village, Lifuta Township, Zhangjiajie City's Sangzhi County.It's 70km from Zhangjiajie Downtown.
Opening Hours: 08:00-18:00
Entrance Fee: CNY 80
Getting there: Tourists can take bus from Zhangjiajie Bus Station to Sangzhi County,and then take bus from Sangzhi Bus Station to the scenic area of Jiutian Cave.