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The Six World’s Records in Zhangjiajie

Zhangjiajie Located in the southwest of Hunan and hinterland of Wuling mountains. It is one of the earliest 5A scenic spots in China, Which has been always bringing wonders to people all over the world. Here are 6 world’s records that someone can’t miss.

No.1 Tujia Chongtian House

Built in December,1990, It lies in the urban Tujia Customs Garden. With a height of 48 Meters, 12 Stories, It was listed as a world’s Guinness Record “The most highest, biggest and perfect wooden Diaojiao house in China”.

No.2 Tianmenshan Passenger Cableway

It is the world’s longest high-mountain passenger cableway. It stretches 7,454 Meters with an attitude of 1,277 Meters.

No.3 Man’s first Success to Fly Across Natural Mountainous Cave

In December, 1990, The World’s Aerobatic Flight Competition was held in Zhangjiajie Lotus Airport. Peter Beisheim, an aerobatic flight master from Hungary successfully went through Tianmenshan Cave, Which made a spectacular feat. The representatives of the Guinness appeared on the spot.

No.4 Bailong Ladder

It is the world’s highest full-exposed, The longest double-story sightseeing elevator. It also is the fastest sightseeing elevator that carry the most weight in the world. Its vertical height is 335 meters.

No.5 Tianmenshan Winding Road

It is 15.4 kilometers long and 6.5 meters wide. There is 99 curves and 2 tunnels with a fall of 600 meters. With a total investment of 80 million RMB, It started in 1998 and completed in 2001. The winding road along the mountain adds a wonderful color of the scenery.

No.6 Tianmen Fox Fairy-Liuhai Cutting Firewood, The World’s First Mountainous Live Musical Drama

It is a live drama which adapts a story of Liuhai Cutting Firewood and includes folk song in Sangzhi as well as Tujia folk customs.

Translated by Zumi