It wasn’t long ago that China’s own Grand Canyon in Enshi was unknown to international travelers, but improved transportation to the area has helped to change that. The canyon, which cuts through the southwestern corner of the Hubei Province, is approximately 60 miles long, with walkways such as the one pictured here ringing the sides and spires jutting up from the canyon floor. 

Enshi, China

It wasn’t long ago that China’s own Grand Canyon in Enshi was unknown to international travelers, but improved transportation to the area has helped to change that. The canyon, which cuts through the southwestern corner of the Hubei Province, is approximately 60 miles long, with walkways such as the one pictured here ringing the sides and spires jutting up from the canyon floor. 
Photograph by Carsten Peter, Nat Geo Image Collection

Week's Best Travel Photos: A Walk Through China's Grand Canyon

Get your dose of outstanding travel photos. This week: Look up from the floor of the Enshi Canyon in China.

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