Entrance of the Golden Whip Stream Scenic Area
The Golden Whip Stream is one of the most beautiful valleys in the world, it is about 7.5 kilometers. Golden Whip Stream is like a blue ribbon around the matchless beauty-Zhangjiajie. It displays the beauty of "300 strange peaks and 800 fine waters to the utmost".
Golden Whip Stream is famous for its pristine water, verdant mountains, steep cliffs and serene valley. As a veritable paradise for plants, its pathways are adorned by abundance of flowers, trees, and grasses. Then too, this place is a kingdom fit for various fauna-birds, fish and land animals. Such comparable scenic poetry is only to be found in fairy tales. Mr Shen Congwen, a famous Chinese writer, praised it to be the "Maid of Zhangjiajie". And Wu Guanzhong-the image promoter of Zhangjiajie and a famous Chinese painter, praised it as "a world in fairy stories".