Zhangjiajie National Park In China Has Awesome Twisty Roads

09/11/2013 07:20 am ET

Zhangjiajie National Park in the northern Hunan Province of China is full of wonders.

First, there's dense green forest that is visually stunning and looks incredibly fun to explore.

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Then there are the quartz-sandstone pillars -- renamed "Avatar Hallelujah Mountains" because they are said to have inspired the floating mountains of the fictional Pandora -- the setting for the film Avatar.

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But one of the most eye-catching aspects of the park is not nature-made. Weaving throughout the lush forest and mountains are roads that look like this:

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Dizzy yet?

And if those roads aren't thrilling enough, you can ride a cable car up to the peak of Tianmen Mountain. The cable car passageway claims to be the longest cableway in the world -- it consists of 98 cable cars, is over four and a half miles long, is nearly 4,200 feet above the ground, and has an unusually steep gradient of 37 degrees.

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Check out more crazy roads in the slideshow below!

Crazy Quirky Roads

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