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Wulingyuan

Listed under Canyons in Central China, China.

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Wulingyuan was China’s first national park. There are over 3000 sandstone pinnacles in a maze of canyons; a network of trails, cable cars and the world’s tallest external elevator help you access the heights for amazing views.

Allow several days to explore.

Written by  Mike Lyvers.

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“Wulingyuan Scenic and Historic Interest Area”

'A spectacular area stretching over more than 26,000 ha in China's Hunan Province, the site is dominated by more than 3,000 narrow sandstone pillars and peaks, many over 200 m high. Between the peaks lie ravines and gorges with streams, pools and waterf… Read more...

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Uh OH! Looks like China's air pollution has also become a part of the beautiful region.

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