Tianmen Mountain National Forest Park

Located 8km away from Zhangjaijie city, Tianmen Mountain is one of the most representative natural sceneries of Zhangjaijie. It is regarded as the symbol and soul of Zhangjaijie. The elevation of Tianmen Mountain is 1518.6 meters (the highest one in Zhangjiajie). For a long time, Tianmen Mountain not only attracted attention because of its miraculous and unique geographic landform and unparalleled natural landscape, but also well known for its profound cultural connotations and famous colorful humanistic sites.

tianmen mountain glass skywalk in Zhangjiajie, china

 Tianmen Mountain was authorized as a national forest park in 1992. The mountain is famous for its unique marvelous scene – Tianmen Cave which means a door to the heaven in Chinese. The cave becomes the unique sight under heaven and breeds the profound and grand Heaven Culture and Culture of Fairy Mountain in the local area. The comparative plat mountain top, the well-preserved original forest, the rare plants and species, the natural bonsai in everywhere form into a splendid picture. People entitle this mountain as the most beautiful flower garden in the sky and the fairy land in the boundary of heaven.

Main Attractions in Tianmen Mountain

Tianmen Cave 

Zhangjiajie Tianmen Mountain National Forest Park

 Tianmen cave the natural mountain-penetrating karst cave with the highest elevation in the world, hangs on the towering cliff. It is a natural water-eroded cave with the highest elevation in the world. It is actually a big hole in the mountain but people call it a cave and it has become a major attraction. In 1999, in an acrobatic show, three airplanes flew through it. The live telecast drew an estimated audience of 800 million people worldwide. The cave become the unique sight under heaven and breeds the profound and grand heaven culture of Fairy Mountain in the local area.

Tianmen Mountain Cableway 

Tianmen Mountain Cableway is the longest passenger cableway in the world with a length of 7455 meters and a height gap of 1279 meters. It will give you an unforgettable memory in all your life. The local gradient from the middle station to the upper station is as high as 37 degrees, which is rare in the world. It is the cableway with the largest local gradient as well as one with most brackets in China.

Zhangjiajie Tianmen Mountain Twisting Road











Tongtian Avenue (Avenue toward Heaven) 

Tongtian Avenue has 99 turns symbolizing that the Heaven has nine palaces. It is worth the title - wonder of highway in the world. Through Heaven-linking Avenue, one reaches directly the Tianti - celestial ladder. The grand celestial-like scene came into view.

Tianmen Mountain Temple 

Tianmen Mountain Temple was first built in the Tang Dynasty as a center of Buddhism in the area of western Hunan. The present Tianmen Mountain Temple is rebuilt on the basis of the original site with a plot area of more than 10,000 sqm. It adopts an official style of the Qing Dynasty and the buildings in the Temple compare well with the famous classical houses at home. The Temple is located in the mountain hollow with a broad vision. If one gazes into the southeast, all the hills seem to be so small that the Temple is really like an overlord.

Ghost-valley Plank Road 

The Ghose-valley Plank Road is located at the scenic area of Looking-for-the-wonderland with a whole length of 800m and suspened from the cliff more than 1400m above sea level on the upper side of the Ghost-valley Cave. Here your hearts will be agitated by the extreme shock and stimulation.

Glass Skywalk

This Glass Plank Road has been added 1,430 meters up the Zhangjiajie Tianmen Mountain, measures 60 meters in length. The translucent floor guarantees the tourists some unforgettable sightseeing experiences.

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