Heaven Linking Avenue (Big Gate Road) : Tianmenshan, Zhangjiajie, Hunan, China

Big Gate Road or the Avenue Toward Heaven (Heaven Linking Avenue), Tianmenshan, Zhangjiajie in the Hunan province of China is one of the world most winding roads. It goes from a staggering 200 meters below to 1300 meters above sea level. The highest point is 1300m (4.265 ft) above sea level, and the lowest point is 200m (656 ft)

Tian Men Shan Road, Hunan Province, China

The road which was started in 1998 took eight years to complete. Its twists and turns are certainly not for the faint hearted. The road climbs Tianmen Mountain just south of Zhangjiajie City (which was previously called Dayong) is very much the must see scenic area in Hunan.

Big Gate Road has exactly 99 turns.

Tianmen Mountain(Tianmenshan) is the first mountain to have been included in geographic history book of Zhangjiajie. The peak of the mountain is 1518 meters high. It is only 8 kilometers from the downtown and is one of the most representative natural sceneries of Zhangjiajie.

If the road is a little too scary for you, there is an alternative. A cable car goes from of Zhangjiajie City to the top of Tianmen Mountain. Sounds like out of the frying pan and in to the fire – the cableway is 7455 meters in length making it, so the Chinese claim, the longest in the world.

Heaven Linking Avenue (Big Gate Road)

So, if you want to visit China, come and explore the beauty of Big Gate Road in Tianmenshan, Zhangjiajie in the Hunan province of China.

The experience must be worth it! Travel and enjoy the world!

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