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Stairway to heaven is a 300ft spiral staircase located in the Taihang Mountains, in Linzhou, Henan province, China. Chinese tourist officials in Linzhou, Henan province, wanted to boost the tourism, their answer a huge spiral 300ft stair case. Definitely, a beauty this thrill seeking adventure is not for the weak-hearted, individuals with lung problems, heart conditions and under the age of 60, “the wind blows and batters them, the birds fly past them, the stairs creak.”

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The Taihang Mountain range encompasses 250 miles from north to south and runs through Shanxi, Henan and Hebei provinces. Most peaks range from 5,000 to 6,500ft, with the principal peak of Xiao Wutaishan reaching 9,455ft.

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References

Adrenalin adventure Taihang mountains ~ Let’s go around the world. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.anjieya.com/2013/02/adrenalin-adventure-taihang-mountains.html

Taihang Mountains 300ft spiral staircase to give Chinese tourists a taste of the high life | Mail Online. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2221883/Taihang-Mountains-300ft-spiral-staircase-Chinese-tourists-taste-high-life.html

 

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