Visit Tianmen Mountain in Zhangjiajie

I land at Zhangjiajie Lotus Airport and see the super open cave in the high mountains far away, looming in the clouds, it becomes even more mysterious… Tianmen Mountain 1518.6 meters above sea level, 8 km from the urban area, Zhangjiajie is the first to be recorded in the annals of famous and the most representative one of the natural landscape. A “through Tianmen performing aerobatics ” makes Zhangjiajie Tianmen Mountain become a popular tourist attractions.

Tianmen Mountain

Tianmen Mountain surrounded by cliffs, magnificent mountain peak, there are abundance wilding plant resources, which still preserved original secondary forests, and there are the world-rare Chinese dove tree communities. Tianmen Mountain with deep culture and so many stories is called “Spirit of Zhangjiajie”. A natural hole is above Tianmen Mountain cliff of 1264m height, ripped through north and south, probably 37 metres wide and 131.5 metres high, having a depth of 30 metres.

With a length of over 7445 metres, Tianmen Mountain cableway is the so-called world’s longest single-cycle passenger ropeway. Steep cliffs along Tianmen Mountain cableway, which rise amid overlapping peaks. Tianmen Mountain cableway starts from downtown centre of Zhangjiajie, then crosses the city,¬† passes the scenic of the countryside and reaches the top of the mountain.

The scenic of the countryside below Tianmen Mountain cableway.

A mountain road in Tianmen Mountain, also known as “a road from earth to sky”, which can be said as the best in the world wonders.

Tianmen mountain road has a total length of 10.77km, there are altogether 99 bends, a road from earth to sky is named for direct to the Tianmen Cave.

Ghost Valley Plank Road is named for building a plank road along the face of a cliff above Ghost Valley cave. Ghost Valley Plank Road  has a total length of 1600 metres. Standing on Ghost Valley Plank Road and looking down the mountains, you will find the world below suddenly belittled.

Glass plank road overhangs westerly route of Tianmen Mountain Peak, 60 metres long, the highest point in Glass plank road at 1430 metres. The Glass plank road is all transparent toughened glass. It is said that each piece of glass can withstand 1000 kg, its railings are made of the double layered toughened glass and the particular stainless steel structure, so there are no safety issues.

Glass plank road, those timid tourists against the cliff, trembling with fear, their foot dare not miss a step…

You are here to wear shoe’s cover.

Ghost Valley Plank Road.

Ghost Valley natural moat.

Seeing Tianmen Mountain cableway through the bridge board.

This is a suspension bridge. 160 metres long. when people walk in the wooden bridge, the wooden bridge move up and down all around…

Standing on the suspension bridge and looking down around from the suspension bridge.

Tianmen Temple was first built in the Tang Dynasty (618 A.D.-907 A.D.), from the Qianlong era of the Qing Dynasty to 1916, in all, it was renovated seven times. Incense also flourished here. Tianmen Temple is massively repairing, It’ll be like splendid past.

Tianmen Temple

If you go to Tianmen Cave, you need sit cableway from the top of the mountain to the hillside, thence to Tianmen Cave by riding on special bus for the tourists.

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