Tianmenshan Mountain,a famous mountain first recorded in the history of Zhangjiajie with an elevation of 1518.6 meters. It is 8 kilometers from the downtown and is one of the most representative natural sceneries of Zhangjiajie. For long time being,Tianmenshan.
Mountain attracts the attention of the people not only by its miraculous and unique geology and unparalleled landscape, but also well known for its profound cultural connotations and famous colorful humanistic site. It is revered as the soul of cultural and spirit of Zhangjiajie and reputed as Number One sacred mountain in Western Hunan .
Tianmenshan Mountain is uniquely skyscraping and domineering. Tianmen cave the natural mountain-penetrating karst cave with the highest elevation in the world, hangs on the towering cliff. The cave become the unique sight under heaven and breeds the profound and grand heaven culture of Fairy Mountain in the local area. Tianmenshan Mountain is the second national forest park in Zhangjiajie. On the mountaintop are intact sub-primitive forests with overflowing wild atmosphere in all the seasons. In addition, the densely populated karst hillocks and karrens plus the mating of strange rocks and graceful trees. create a grand garden of bonsai as if blessed by the God. Tianmenshan Mountain Temple, with an area of over 10000 square meters, has been honored as a pilgrimage site ever since the Ming Dynasty. It is the Buddhist center of Western Hunan. The six unresolved mysteries in the past hundreds of years such as Opening of Tianmen cave, shadow of Guigu(famous ancient Toaist), and Auspicious Unicorn have added the mysterious and elusive atmosphere for Tianmenshan Mountain.
The mountain winding bus road of Tianmen .Mountain is worth the title of world-shocking masterpiece. It brings shocking and unforgettable experience for the tourists. Tianmenshan Mountain cableway; Heaven-linking Avenue, Tianmen cave and Bonsai garden are reputed as the four great wonders. Tianmenshan Mountain cableway, the longest one-way recycling passenger cableway in the world, has a length of 7455 meters and a height gap of 1279 meters. It takes the tourists from the atmosphere of modern city directly to the hug of the primitive garden in the air. Along the way to the top of the mountain by cable car, you see the landscape transforming into a kaleidoscope, experience a miraculous feeling of flying angels in the sky as well as of being blended into a long grand painting of landscape. The mountain-winding bus road of Tianmenshan Mountain, nicknamed as Heaven-linking Avenue, has a total length of less than 11 kilometers, starts from an elevation ..of 200 meters and winds up to 1300 meters within short range, paves its way painstakingly over the high valleys , along the breathtaking cliffs, zigzags with 99 sharp turnings like flying dragon, declares itself as another world engineering wonder. People couldnt help marveling at it.
Xingjiang Dawazi (wire walking man) Re-challenge Tianmen Mountain
The 7th generation Xingjiang Dawazi (wire walking man) announced in Changsha another challenge over the extreme slope of Tianmen Mountain will be held on this April 25th after 2008 failure.
Mr Saimaiti said that he attempt to defense the reputation of the ancient wire walking art with his strong will and guts and he hope world top wire walker come to Tianmen Mountain to challenge him and to prove that he is the first man to challenge the difficulty of sky wire walking.
Mr Saimaiti made the first challenge on Oct 18th 2008, after 40 minutes walking on the rope with a length of 700 m, Diameter of 3.1 mm, angle of 39, and vertical height of 300 m, because of his physical exhaustion, too big angle, wet shoes, and a pity failure at 50 meters to the end. Finally rescue men helped him to safe landing.
It is introduced that he is the niece of the sky prince Mr. Adili, now at 24 years old, the 7th generation, he already made three Guinness Book of World Records: the longest inversion, longest going back and biggest slope