Hubei Shennongjia is a forested mountain massif mostly known for its floral diversity.
It has been a place of significant scientific interest particularly for botanists. It lies within the Daba Mountains evergreen forests ecoregion, in Central-eastern China. The site consists of two locations, Shennongding/Badong and Laojunshan, separated by a 10km wide corridor.
Map of Hubei Shennongjia
- ●● Natural
Luke LOU China 11-Apr-17
It is located in western Hubei, not easy to arrive here by bus or by train, it takes 3 or 4 hours from Yichang, the nearest big city. Tickets are very expensive, especially considering the poor service, not a good experience. Car hiring are highly recommended, and don't trust the local drivers easily.
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Full name: Hubei Shennongjia
Unesco ID: 1509
Criteria: 9 10
- 2016 - Inscribed
- 2016 - Revision On Tentative List as 'Shennongjia Nature Reserve'
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