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World Heritage Site #673 :: Jiuzhaigou Valley Scenic and Historic Interest Area

World Heritage Site #673 :: Jiuzhaigou Valley Scenic and Historic Interest Area

Local Weather Brief Description Stretching over 72,000 ha in the northern part of Sichuan Province, the jagged Jiuzhaigou valley reaches a height of more than 4,800 m, thus comprising a series of diverse forest ecosystems. Its superb landscapes are particularly interesting for their series of narrow conic karst land forms and spectacular waterfalls. Some 140 […]

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Jiuzhaigou Valley Scenic and Historic Interest Area :: Travel Tip

Jiuzhaigou Valley Scenic and Historic Interest Area :: Travel Tip

Weather The scenic area of the park is situated at a height of between 2,000 and 3,000 m (6,562-9,843 ft). In summer the winds blow predominantly from the south and in the winter from the north. The following table shows the average monthly temperature and rainfall. Umbrellas and wet weather clothing as well as sun […]

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Jiuzhaigou Valley Scenic and Historic Interest Area :: Location & Tourist Map

Jiuzhaigou Valley Scenic and Historic Interest Area :: Location & Tourist Map

Location Map: GPS Coordinates: N33 4 59.988, E103 55 0.012 Tourist Map:

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Zharu Valley, Jiuzhaigou

Zharu Valley, Jiuzhaigou

Part of the Jiuzhai Valley National Park system, Zharu Valley (扎如沟) offers tourists a completely different experience from the usual scenic area in China: Whereas the main valleys in the Jiuzhai Park feature wooden-planked, set paths accessible via a ride on a crowded bus, the Zharu pathways are small dirt trails not often trodden by […]

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About: Jiuzhaigou Valley Scenic and Historic Interest Area

About: Jiuzhaigou Valley Scenic and Historic Interest Area

Chinese name: Jiu Zhai Gou Feng Jing Ming Sheng Qu English name: Jiuzhaigou Valley Scenic and Historic Interest Area Approval Date: December 1992 Heritage category: Natural heritage Selection criteria: Based on the standards N(III) for selecting natural heritage, the Jiuzhaigou Valley Scenic and Historic Interest Area was listed in the World Heritage List. Assessment of […]

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Getting Away: Jiuzhaigou

Getting Away: Jiuzhaigou

There is a valley in northern Sichuan fabled for its incomparable mountain forests and bizarre aquamarine lakes. Earlier this month we decided to investigate and jumped on a plane to Jiuzhaigou National Park. Jiuzhaigou (九寨沟) is known for its amazing iridescent pools and unblemished mountain forests. The park lies 450km north of Chengdu and runs […]

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