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Golden Whip Brook, Zhangjiajie
(4.2/5 based on 160+ reviews on the web)
Praised as “the gallery of landscape,” Golden Whip Brook winds across valleys, between steep cliffs, and around grotesque mountain peaks, offering many scenic spots along the way. The brook got its name because it flows past a 350 m (1,148 ft) tall rock, which looks like a “bian” (Chinese for whip). Legend has it that the first emperor of the Qin dynasty, on one of his journeys to the sea, left his weapon here, which turned into a stone peak. Another rock standing next to it resembles a flying hawk, which is said to be the guardian of the whip. Walk along scenic pathways rimmed with trees and flowers, and keep your eyes peeled for the spot where the brook runs through four stone gates. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Golden Whip Brook by using our Zhangjiajie tourist route planner.
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  • This place you can go if you have extra time. The time that we went there it was a drought, no water. Many monkeys, do not play with them and be careful do not display any plastic bags, they will thin...  more »
  • It seems to be a nice place, and what's more important it's quiet spot compared to avatar's rocks. Relax here from the noise you met upstairs :) 
  • Due to drought, the brook has not much water which is a waste or else I believe this will be a nice place. It was the last stop before I exit the park and due to aching legs I can only walk very slowl...  more »