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10 Amazing Roads: the Most Beautiful Drives in China [Copy link] 中文

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6. Winding mountain highway of Tianmen Mountain (天门山盘山公路)

The 10.77-meter-long (6.92 mi) Tianmen Mountain Highway has 99 bends, and leads to “Heaven Gate” as the altitude rises from 200m to 1300m.


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7. The 24-bend Road (二十四道拐)

Zigzag mountain road in Guizhou, it’s an outstanding example of precipitous highways in China, and a historic site of Anti-Japanese War - will be a good try for cycling.

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8. Tarim Desert Highway (塔里木沙漠公路)

Hit the Tarim Desert Highway to cross the "dead sea" Tarim Desert, enjoy yourself with the exotic scenery of limitless sand tunes and millennium-old euphrates poplar.

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9. Highways to Tibet (入藏公路)

Drive or bike to Tibet by the scenic Sichuan-Tibet Highway, Qinghai-Tibet Highway, Yunnan-Tibet Highway or Xinjiang-Tibet Highway.

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10. Taiwan Su-Hua Highway (苏花公路)

One of the world’s most famous scenic highways, from Su-ao in Yilan to Hualien, 118km of the highway goes along the coast and offers a spectacular view of Pacific and waves dashing against the cliff…

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ceciliazhang Post time: 2018-2-8 16:56
6. Winding mountain highway of Tianmen Mountain (天门山盘山公路)The 10.77-meter-long (6.92 mi) Tianm ...

There is a serious error in your caption:

"The 10.77 meter-long Tianmen Mountain Highway..."

It's KILOmeters, I guess, judging by the figure in miles you added.

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This post was edited by robert237 at 2018-2-17 20:11

All in all, much more impressive than anything in the US or Europe.
If capitalism promotes innovation and creativity then why aren't scientists and artists the richest people in a capitalist nation?

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