Zhangjiajie's Miracle Stone Forest

Synopsis
Bird's eye view of a Chinese World Heritage Site

One of the most spectacular sights in China is the Stone Forest in Zhangjiajie, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This awe-inspiring place is filled with thousands of 200-meter high rock pillars and is known as the inspiration for the world of the movie Avatar. NHK has obtained special permission from local authorities to capture its unparalleled beauty using a 4K drone camera. Combined with animated explanations of the local history, the breathtaking close up images of the pillars and a fresh and fascinating perspective of the inhabitants, this program reveals the magic of the secluded land of Zhangjiajie.