This is called Gate to Heaven is about 8 kilometers from Zhangjiajie city in Hunan province of China. , named after the huge cave is formed in the mountain like gate to heaven called Tianmen Cave, or the Cave also known as Heaven Gate Mountain.
Chinese people consider that Tianmen Cave is to be a door linking the common world with heaven. At Tianmen Cave the mysterious changing fog and cloud can usually be seen. Climb 999 steps to reach the cave (because in chinese culture 999 means an eternal/forever life) , called Heaven reaching Ladder to reach the cave.
There are many beautiful natural wonders of Tianmen Mountain attract thousands of tourists every year. Tianmen mountain having longest mountain cable-way in the world, starting from Zhangjiajie city to the peak of this mountain. The Chinese people believe that this is the Closest Earth Landmark To God. the wonder of Tianmen Cave is that on the left side of the cliff,there is flood in the dry season but people can’t find the source of the water.
LOCATION : 8 km from Zhangjiajie City, South-China.
OPEN : 8 am to 6 pm. TICKET PRICE : 258 yuan per person (including round trip cable car ride, entrance fee for Tianmen Cave and a meal ).