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Grand Canyon, Enshi

(恩施大峡谷 ēn shī dà xiá gǔ)

The Grand Canyon Scenic Spot in Enshi, Hubei province [Photo/esdaxiagu.com]

Wedged between Hunan province, Chongqing municipality and Hubei province, the Grand Canyon Scenic Spot in Enshi, Hubei, is the stretch of Qingjiang River Basin and dubbed the “Oriental Colorado Canyon".

The area is famous for its two scenic areas, the Yunlong Ground Fissure and Qixing Village. The two core areas cover 35 square kilometers, are open to the public and are two natural museums of limestone karsts with abundant geological diversity, including limestone pillars, caves and an underground river.

There are over 200 caves along the Grand Canyon, which are connected by natural bridges. [Photo/esdaxiagu.com]
The underground river of Grand Canyon has a total length of 50 km. [Photo/esdaxiagu.com]

Scenic spot level: AAAAA

Ideal sightseeing season: spring and summer

Opening hours: 8:00-16:00 (March to November)
8:00-15:00 (December to March)

Ticket price: 110 yuan ($16 ) for visiting Qixing Village
40 yuan ($5.80) for visiting Yunlong Ground Fissure

Address: Enshi city, Enshi Tujia and Miao autonomous prefecture, Hubei province

Website: http://www.esdaxiagu.com/  (Chinese)
http://www.esdaxiagu.com/en/  (English)

Notes:
The special geography environment of Enshi Grand Canyon contributes to the unique blended cuisine that has both the spicy heat of Sichuan food and the salty heat of Hunan flavor. Visitors should try some local snacks.

Last Updated: Dec 20, 2018

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