Located in the northeast of Wulingyuan Scenic Area in the city of Zhangjiajie, Hunan Province, Tianzishan Mountain is a splendid vista of bizarre rock formations, precipitous cliffs, misty clouds and cascading waterfalls.It is one of the four scenic spots in Wulingyuan National Park, together with the Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, the Suoxiyu National Resource Reserve and the Yangjiajie Scenic Area. In 1992, Wulingyuan National Park was officially recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Mt. Tianzishan takes its name from a man, Xiang Dakun, who was the leader of the Tu ethnic groups during the last years of the Southern Song Dynasty. Xiang Dakun led a revolution and avowed himself as Tianzi (Son of Heaven). Visiting the Tianzi Mountain Area, visitors can see many sites about his stories, the most impressive being: the Yu Bi Peaks, the Xian NÃ¼ San Hua, and the Shen Bing Ju Hui.
Ascend Mt. Tianzishan by cable car and you may think you have entered a fairyland. Four wonders for the breathtaking sceneries will catch your eyes: the Sea of Clouds, the Radiance of the Moonlight, Rays of Sunshine and the Snow in winter. Cloud and mist in the Mountain enjoys high reputation nationwide, especially just after the rain, which adds much charm to Mt. Tianzishan. Clouds and mists are the most common and wonderful sights here.