Zhangjiajie Mountains, China

-Zhangjiajie Mountains, China-

These are the mountain peaks that inspired Golden Globes Best Director winner James Cameron for his latest blockbuster, Avatar. These Mountain Peaks that were usually referred to as “South Pillar of the Heaven” were recently official renamed “Hallelujah Mountains”.

Zhangjiajie is about 150 meters above the ground at the height of 1,074 meters above sea level, is a nationally renowned scenic attraction, among “three thousand mountain peaks” in the tourist city of Zhangjiajie in central China’s Hunan province.

Copyright: Vladimir Popov

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3 thoughts on “Zhangjiajie Mountains, China

  1. You can see why he would be inspired, the view is breathtaking. I think I prefer “South pillar of heaven” to “Hallelujah Mountains”. I’m not really religious but the name seems to do the view greater justice.

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