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Tianzi Mountain

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“cable car”(23 reviews)
“scenic area”(7 reviews)
“avatar movie”(6 reviews)
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Wulingyuan District, Zhangjiajie 427400, China
+86 744 571 2330
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1 - 10 of 104 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent an enjoyable couple of hours on top of this mountain viewing the sandstone formations used in Avatar movie. Was very misty at first but when the mist lifted - wow - what a get sight. Traveled up via cable car and returned down via...More

Thank bob19472016
Reviewed 12 August 2018

We left 10-Mile Gallery and began our hike up. It was a challenge and we loved the beautiful scenery. Once we reached the upper part of the hike we saw some people but since the hike up is difficult, we did not encounter many people....More

Thank T S
Reviewed 13 July 2018

You can admire different kinds of figures in the mountains, totally Amazin also you can breath fresh air and share some typical food of the region there.

Thank MaryMurcia2014
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Note: this review is for hikers. Not for the young/old/lazy/just here for the pics. Went on the only sunny day during our trip, and man it was glorious! My only regret is not going to Yuanjiajie area (avatar / hallelujah mountain) the same day bc...More

2  Thank mtr0721
Reviewed 2 July 2018

We joke that we did “Zhangjiajie Lite” which is to say, the easiest and least strenuous visit of the park owing to our family’s respective ages. We didn’t use a guide, but I was still amazed at how easy it was to do this trip...More

Thank CCReddy
Reviewed 1 July 2018

There was English speaking staff at the first bus station near the entrance who showed us which bus to get on. We took cable car up for 72 RMB and Bailong Sightseeing Elevator down for 72 RMB. Tianzi Mountain is in the upper section of...More

Thank Wsea3h
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

When entering wulingyuang entrance f Gate. First spot is Tianzi Mountain, with c Pay cable car rmb72 to top of scenic area. So nice

Thank Breemans T
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

I will compare this to the Grand Canyon of US but on a smaller scale. Having said that, one can appreciate why Avater James Cameron got his inspiration from here. The formations are just incredible. One of its kind.

1  Thank Erico2709
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

This place is beautiful beyond imagination! Sure some places are very crowded but since a lot of people only visit the place by the busses you find yourself alone when you take the stairs for example. It was so quiet there (downside: we saw a...More

1  Thank Hannah N
Reviewed 3 May 2018

Firstly .....yes it is indeed spectacular but after a lot of walking to see the same mountain scene.....it got boring so we decide tto cut short the tour. Ironically the views at the cable station and from the cable car was the best but then...More

2  Thank robert811
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14 April 2018|
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Response from Konstantin I | Reviewed this property |
Unlikely, it would take you about 2 hours just go up and down by a cable car.
26 June 2016|
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Response from billno | Reviewed this property |
The maps are confusing and even the Lonely Planet's description did not give us a clear idea of the layout. Tianzi Shan refers to the main area of high ground within the park. The South and West edges of this area are... More
Rajiv K
22 December 2015|
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Response from AlanTam25 | Reviewed this property |
Generally people would fly to Zhangjiajie Airport (DYG). Wulingyuan Scenic Zone has four parts: Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, Suoxiyu, Tianzi Mountain, Yangjiajie. You buy one pass and you can visit all four parts. You... More