Outside the temple, there is a lane at its right side full of booths for selling snacks. These treats include pickled vegetables, rice-flour noodles, porridge and many others. There is a special custom here that when you buy a bowl of porridge you can eat at least four pickled vegetables for free, if you don’t mind sharing these dishes with the strangers who sit at the same table as you.
Zhangjiajie is dotted with many hotels and restaurants, most of which have fair prices and good service. After a long day of travelling, a comfortable hotel and a delicious dinner can give you refreshment, giving you strength and energy for the next day’s journey.