Monday, May 30, 2011

Tianmen Mountain Road in China AKA “Heaven-Linking Avenue”

If you’re an automotive enthusiasts or just like to get behind the wheel and drive, there are several roads you just have to experience for yourself before you die. On that list are the usuals like the Pacific Coast Highway, the Nürburgring and the Stelvio Pass. But here’s a new one to add to that list, the Tianmen Mountain Winding Road in China.

As just under 7 miles in length and with a total of 99 turns, the narrow road has been chiseled out of the landscape, rising 1,100 meters (3,600 feet).

Nicknamed “Heaven-Linking Avenue”

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