04 February 2013

#181 Chengdu, China | CN-810755

Wulingyuan (Chinese武陵源pinyinWǔlíng Yuán) is a scenic and historic interest area in Hunan ProvinceChina, noted for its approximately 3,100 tall quartzite sandstone pillars, some of which are over 800 metres (2,600 ft) in height and are a type of karst formation. The site is in the Zhangjiajie City and lies about 270 kilometres (170 mi) to the northwest of Changsha, the capital of Hunan Province.

Date of Inscription on the List of UNESCO: 1992

Thank you, Zhang !

Received on: February 4, 2013
Travel time: 37 days
Distance: 6502 km (4,040 miles)

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