This landscape has appeared due to certain geological processes climate and time. Mass media considers it to be one of the most beautiful landforms in china.
This screenshot flying over zhangye danxia from the great wall starring matt damon.
Montagne zhangye danxia. As mentioned in prior tripadvisor reviews this geopark has shuttle buses starting from the main entrance and travels to four 4 different stops viewpoints along the way hop on and hop off to each of the. The areas of danxia landforms are located in several regions of the country and near the city of zhangye there is a national geopark bearing this name. Le parc géologique national de zhangye danxia 张掖丹霞国家地质公园 en chinois également connu sous le nom de géoparc de zhangye danxia est un parc géologique à cheval entre les xian de linze et le xian autonome yugur de sunan dans la ville préfecture de zhangye dans la province de gansu en chine.
When my husband and i first visited zhangye back in 2009 we had no idea that this incredible natural site was just a short taxi ride away. The geological park has a spectacular danxia dan sshyaa red cloud landform area that covers about 50 square kilometers 19 square miles. Zhangye danxia national geological park is in the eastern foothills of the qilian mountains in gansu province china.
As you can see in this image sections of the original great wall were merged with this chinese coloured landscape. China s rainbow mountains officially known as the zhangye danxia national landform geological park are located just outside of zhangye city in a part of gansu called the hexi corridor. The zhangye danxia geopark is a top attraction in the zhangye region.
They are the result of deposits of sandstone and other minerals that occurred over 24 million years. The most beautiful natural place in china zhangye danxia geopark also named as the rainbow mountains china enjoys he honors of the world s top ten magical geographical wonders is the best place for photography. The danxia landforms are a masterpiece of nature.
Most of the movie was filmed in the qingdao oriental movie metropolis studios. Due to the unique rock formations this is also considered as the world famous unesco geopark of china. Extending along the northern slope of qilian mountain in west china zhangye danxia national geological park in gansu is the best representative of china s colorful danxia landform and the largest danxia landscape in an arid area with a wide variety of landforms.
China rainbow mountains are magnificent with gorgeous colors which developed at about 200 million years ago. Zhangye danxia is known for the unusual colours of the rocks which are smooth sharp and several hundred meters tall. This landform received protection from unesco heritage site in 2009.
Zhangye danxia landform geological park is a geologically significant area consisting of large formations of distinctly rainbow coloured rock.