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10 views that will test your fear of heights

By: Josh Lew on Jan. 11, 2016, 11:34 a.m.
The balcony on tianmen mountain Zhangjiajie

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Tianmen Mountain

Tianmen Mountain is in a remote corner of China's Hunan Province. The journey to the upper slopes on this rock formation, which resembles the kind of mountain seen in classical Chinese art works, is filled with thrills. Panorama seekers take a 24,000-foot cable car ride up to the summit. Narrow walkways with guardrails circle the cliffs near the top of the mountain. The path is literally bolted into the rock. At the end of the route there's a hanging bridge that connects two of Tianmen's peaks.

Parts of the walkway feature glass floors so people can look down several thousand feet to the landscapes below. There is also a 7-mile hiking route up the side of the mountain on winding walkways.