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Golden Whip Brook, Zhangjiajie

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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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  • We started in this walk from the ZJJ national park entrance and loved the quiet shaded walk. Lots of monkeys, people feeding the monkeys, and a flat walk on paved walkways. Beautiful. At one point the...  more »
  • Legend has it that there are fish that shine like gold hence the name. Wasn't able to see any fish though. Nice place to walk even during rainy season.  more »
  • 金鞭溪景區全長將近八公里,它的負離子含量超高,沿途的步道邊猴子很多,但千萬不要餵食!在這兒可仰望石英砂岩的石林,低頭看潺潺的金鞭溪水,若時間和腳力許可,建議走完全程喔!  more »