With an area of over 5 hectares, Tujia Folk Custom Park is a large-scale cultural tourist attraction, which is mainly built to demonstrate Tujia people’s folk custom in various aspects such as architecture, food, agriculture, military art etc. Most of the buildings in Zhangjiajie Tujia Folk Custom Park are constructed with wood and stone with the characteristics of carved girder and painted columns, upturned eaves, especially the exquisite workmanship and ingenious construction are greatly acclaimed by the tourists. What’s more, tourists express much admiration on the programs held in the park of its splendid culture and magnificent folk custom. In April, 2001, former premier Zhu Rongji visited the park and gave his lavish comments on it. In September, 2002, the park successfully held a large-scale Maogusi Dance Party, and 1,000 dancers participated. This activity was listed in the Record of World Genis. The park was rated asThe major spots include
Sky touching Building
It is 48 meters high, with 12 stories in 9 structured sections also known as jiuchongtian Building. It is built next to a hillside which lends its support to the building. This building is a truly wooden architecture and with out any iron nail. Also, this is the biggest Diaojiaolou building in the world.
This banquet hall is a purely wooden construction with classic elegance. this hall includes a high-standard box room, which is arranged just as the chieftains required during they attended a banquet in the ancient times, set with straw-made chairs and table and wooden chopsticks, bowels and plates. What's more, the dish served here is most delicious. "the the Tujia big Bowels", which is the most distinctive Tujia dishes , will surely satisfy your appetites and provide you with much aftertaste.
Here we can see the whole process of the production of Tujia brocade, embroidery and cross-stitching. Look over there please, the folk art men, including carpenter, lacquer man, blacksmith, are all busy with their own work. looking at these able craft men, you may involuntarily sigh with emotions: how diligent and smart Tujia nationality is one of the 4A National Tourist Attraction in China in Januar, 2004.