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Yellow Dragon Cave

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Zhangqing Main Road, Wulingyuan District, Zhangjiajie 427400, China
+86 744 561 8489
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All reviews boat ride underground river stalactites and stalagmites colorful lights strong legs great activity worth a visit own pace few hours hundred meters small river climb stairs three hours takes about hours mother nature take your time rainy day
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Reviewed February 7, 2019

The Yellow Dragon Cave is as if someone took a mountain and hollowed it out. The paved path through the mountain takes you through a series of chambers, the last being nearly beyond imagination with endless stalagmites and stalactites. There are water features and a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 26, 2019

This was a good place to visit on a cold and rainy day. The cave is warm. The lighting is interesting, but it is unnatural, so if you are looking for the natural cave feel, you won't find it here.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank sheryl s
Reviewed December 5, 2018

As a cave system, it's pretty incredible. Stalagmites and stalactites, underground river, rimstone dams, large underground waterfall, massive caverns, rockfalls, etc. all make for a stunning exploration of what lies beneath our feet. 5 stars. Unfortunately, the Chinese government has a penchant for taking the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed December 4, 2018

I have visited/seen many caves around the world. This is the largest, complex. Be prepared to walk many kilometres and climb many many steps. It would have been a lot better if they had exercised some restrained in the use of garish lighting.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mark T
Reviewed November 14, 2018

Whoever designed the lighting inside the cave must have descended from the Disco Age due the multicolorful lighting uses all around. The steps are perennially wet thus treacherous, good walking waterproof walking shows with soles with good traction are highly recommended!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 921elizabethl
Reviewed November 6, 2018

If you have seen many caves before I recommend you skip this one & spend the time in other parts of ZJJ. The Caves are easy to walk inside with lighted sights. But all the limestone caves all over the world are similar. Use your...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Norman C
Reviewed November 6, 2018

A very beautiful and huge cave. You can spend here 2 hours. Every corner is colored illuminated, sometimes it´s too much. But it´s definately worth a visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

Very special,Not many caves can have a boat ride inside. Thousands of years to build up this spectacular place. A lot of steps to go up and down. Recommend to wear comfy shoes.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mikethepipes
Reviewed October 22, 2018

Discovered just in 1983, the Yellow Dragon Cave is regarded by Chinese as the most beautiful cave in China, - read - world))) This is the largest cave system I have visited. It has its own underground river that stretches for more than 3 km,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MichaelZeee
Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

Wow.. is all I can say.. Please come see this cave, 100% worth it. We completely underestimated the size of this cave. We were speechless, very beautiful and unique.

Date of experience: October 2018
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March 5, 2018|
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Response from hollyf192 | Reviewed this property |
You will need a full day at Tianmen mountain. Plus, it’s atomistic an hour from the cave so doing both in the same day isn’t a good idea. But the cave probably opens around 8:30 and closes around maybe 7pm.
January 2, 2018|
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Response from ROCruiser | Reviewed this property |
Not very good. It's dark inside and the walkway is up and down with some steps. The ground was wet around the boat dock area and it was slippery.
Marcela Z
December 1, 2017|
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Response from sjn369 | Reviewed this property |
Yellow Dragon Cave, Zhangjiajie Address: Zhangqing Main Road, Wulingyuan District, Zhangjiajie 427400, China Phone: +86-7445618489 Ticket Price: 80 CNY Time Required: 02:30 Hrs Timings: 07:00 am - 05:00 pm