Chinese Railway Offers a Jaw-Dropping Scenic View of the Heavenly Mountain Range

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A roller coaster-like train takes visitors of the Huangshan mountain range in China to a heavenly ride that highlights its picturesque natural landscapes.  

Situated in the province of Anhui, the mountain range is known for its peculiarly-shaped granite peaks, pine trees, hot springs, winter snow, and majestic views of the clouds from above.

The sights offered by the amazing “Yellow Mountains” were recently captured on video by Japanese Twitter user @yoneharausak while riding the narrow mountainside railroad which services visitors.

 

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As shown in the short clip, passengers on the funicular ride are provided with a spectacular view of the mountains peeking through heavenly clouds.

The 15-second video has been viewed over 2.2 million times, generating interest among many Japanese netizens who are excited to take in the breathtaking view while riding the funicular ride up or down an extremely steep slope.

According to SoraNews24, a one-way trip which carries tourists between Paiyunxi Station and Tianhai Station lasts for about eight minutes and costs 100 yuan ($14.50).

Huangshan, which is one of the most popular tourist destinations in China, is recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its scenery and for its role as a habitat for rare and threatened species.

 

Its stunning beauty is often the subject of traditional Chinese paintings and literature, and now, even modern photography.

Featured Image via Twitter/yoneharausako

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