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Yellow Dragon Cave, Zhangjiajie
(3.7/5 based on 200+ reviews on the web)
Monstrous in size and allegedly home to a dragon, Yellow Dragon Cave spreads across an area of some 48 hectares (120 acres). This humongous cave system extends some 15 km (9.3 mi) and usually takes two hours to explore, as you traverse some 1,800 steps. Admire LED-lit stalagmites and stalactites grown over millions of years, and marvel at a 50 m (160 ft) high waterfall that seems to come out of nowhere. With an underground lake and its 4,000 sq m (43,000 sq ft) chamber, the tour includes an otherworldly underground river boat ride. Due to the size and lack of facilities in the caves, be sure to use the restroom beforehand. Add Yellow Dragon Cave to your Zhangjiajie travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Zhangjiajie vacation planner.
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  • A huge cave, visit it took about two hours. Inside an underground river flows, we swept the boat under the stone vaults. Went out with a boat, and went for a walk to the cave, then descending via numerous steps to the water rising to the sets. Saw one small fountain, lots of stone pillars and columns of icicles. Coming out of the cave, trawled through the Park, located here: streams, bridges, goldfish, the system water wheels. By bus No. 1 for 1juan' for 30 minutes have arrived back to the bus station Ulin'juan'.
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  • The cave was neat, much bigger than I expected (and a lot more stairs !) it was fun though and worth the 80 yuan. I coupled this in with the glass bridge (not at the same place, but on the way by car)...  more »
  • Cave is huge, but many of the surroundings are very artificial looking, more so with the "not so well positions" colorful lights. A short boat ride, cool but its sardine pack seat.