Zhangjiajie Interesting Facts

  • Crying Marriage of Tujia Ethnic Group

    Like some other places in China, the brides of the Tujia ethnic group in Zhangjiajie still keep the crying marriage custom. Every bride has to cry at her wedding ceremony. Otherwise, the bride's neighbors will look down upon her as a poorly cultivated girl and she will become the laughingstock in the village.A historical record has it t ...

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  • Xilan Kapu Brocade

    Tujia, a special ethnic group with origins steeped in mystic legend. The special traditions are all appealing: brides crying before the wedding, dancing and skipping during times of great grief, such as a funeral procession, Nuo Opera, and the elegant, unconventional and enthusiastic hand-swinging dance.Traditional handicrafts of Tujia ...

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  • Zhangjiajie National Forest Park Facts

    The Zhangjiajie National Forest Park is 35 kilometers away from Zhangjiajie City center. It is one of several national parks within the world famous Wulingyuan Scenic and Historic Interest Area in Zhangjiajie City in northern Hunan Province in China. Area130 square kilometersElevationZhangjiajie National Forest Part is at an elevat ...

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  • Zhangjiajie History Timeline

    Zhangjiajie has a very long history. The city itself was previously named Dayong, and has a recorded history dating back to 221 BC. Humans lived here along both banks of the Lishui River (the mother river in Zhangjiajie), now within the boundaries of Zhanagjiajie City, very early during the Stone Age. Human settlement in this region dat ...

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  • Zhangjiajie Fact Sheet

    Zhangjiajie City is one of the most amazing tourist cities in the world. Here are some interesting facts about this great city!NameZhangjiajie, simplified Chinese: 张家界, pinyin: Zhāngjiājiè. It was orriginally known as Dayong. The city had been given the name of Zhangjiajie after the name of a small village located within its bound ...

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  • Great Events in Tianmen Mountain

    The Tianmen Mountain, which is the world's most unique karst mountain platform, lies in the south of Zhangjiajie City. Located in more than 1,300 meters above the sea level, the cave in the Tianmen Mountain is a universally rare water-eroded karst cave, which is like a mirror looming over the cliffs and a gate accesses to the heaven. Th ...

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  • Zhangjiajie Cuisine

    Zhangjiajie is situated in the northwest part of Hunan Province, so the cooking style of Zhangjiajie Cusine is like the Hunan cuisine, which is also called Xiang cuisine (Xiang is the abbreviation of Hunan), stems from a province that has an age-old reputation as a "land of fish and rice". Hunan Province has always been a ...

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  • Landform of Zhangjiajie

    Zhangjiajie lies in southern China Plate and a humid  subtropical climate zone. Its landform was originally from Middle and Upper Devonian series quartz sandstone whose occurrence is nearly horizontal and is formed agents like water erosion, gravity collapse, and weathering. ZhangjiajieLandform is mainly represented by quartz sands ...

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