The Zhangjiajie National Park in Hunan Province was the first in China being created in 1982. That mildly interesting fact doesn’t suggest a landscape that is unlike any other you will ever see. Hundreds of karst limestone pillars rise straight out of the valley floor in a way that seems entirely improbable. No wonder it’s considered as the basis for the floating Hallelujah Mountains in Avatar (we’ve all seen it); the place seems like it’s from another world.
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