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Avatar Hallelujah Mountain - Zhangjiajie National Forest Park

  • Zhangjiajie National Forest Park.
  • Zhangjiajie's Rock Column Forest, or the Southern Sky Columns as they are also known, claim to be the model behind the striking hanging mountain scenery in the movie Avatar and have been getting a lot of attention as a result.
  • The mountain previously known as the 'Southern Sky Column' in China, which has now been named the 'Avatar Hallelujah Mountain'.

Avatar Hallelujah Mountain - Zhangjiajie National Forest Park


Zhangjiajie National Forest Park in China is the prototype for various elements in the movie 'Avatar,' including the 'Hallelujah Mountains,' which has recently been renamed from the "Southern Sky Column."

The site was first visited by Hollywood photographers in 2008 and many pictures became the prototype for the hit movie "Avatar". Standing 1074 meters above the sea level, the stunning peak is said to have inspired to create the floating "Hallelujah Mountains" on the fictional planet of Pandora.

Avatar hallelujah mountain.


Avatar Hallelujah Mountain - Zhangjiajie National Forest Park


Zhangjiajie national park is located on the northwestern border of Hunan Province China. Zhangjiajie national park is a unique national forest park located in Zhangjiajie City in northern Hunan Province in the People's Republic of China. It is one of several national parks within the Wulingyuan Scenic Area.


Avatar Hallelujah Mountain - Zhangjiajie National Forest Park


Zhangjiajie national park is located on the northwestern border of Hunan Province China. Zhangjiajie national park is a unique national forest park located in Zhangjiajie City in northern Hunan Province in the People's Republic of China. It is one of several national parks within the Wulingyuan Scenic Area.


Avatar Hallelujah Mountain - Zhangjiajie National Forest Park


Covering an area of 9,516 square kilometers (about 3,674 square miles), there are four areas under its governance: Yongding District and Wuling District, Cili County and Sangzhi County. The city enjoys subtropical moist mountain climate, thus for visitors it is an ideal place to spend one's holiday.


Avatar Hallelujah Mountain - Zhangjiajie National Forest Park


Zhangjiajie's Rock Column Forest, or the Southern Sky Columns as they are also known, claim to be the model behind the striking hanging mountain scenery in the movie Avatar and have been getting a lot of attention as a result.


Avatar Hallelujah Mountain - Zhangjiajie National Forest Park
Avatar Hallelujah Mountain - Zhangjiajie National Forest Park
Avatar Hallelujah Mountain - Zhangjiajie National Forest Park
Avatar Hallelujah Mountain - Zhangjiajie National Forest Park


The 3,544ft Southern Sky Column is one of 3,000 in the Zhangjiajie National Forest Park and became the inspiration for the magical 'floating peaks' in James Cameron's film after a Hollywood photographer spent time shooting there in 2008.


Avatar Hallelujah Mountain - Zhangjiajie National Forest Park

Heaven's Gate Mountain (Tianmen Mountain), Zhangjiajie City, China

Avatar Hallelujah Mountain - Zhangjiajie National Forest Park


Tianmen Mountain is located within Tianmen Mountain National Park, Zhangjiajie, in northwestern Hunan Province, China. The mountain measures up to 131 meters in height and runs 60 meters deep. Because of its high altitude, it is more like an open gate to heaven. Located in the Zhangjiajie city in China.


Avatar Hallelujah Mountain - Zhangjiajie National Forest Park


The Heaven Gate Mountain is seven kilometers from the city. Heaven-Linking Avenue, also known as the Big Gate Road, in Tianmen Mountain in the Hunan province of China as been called the "most dangerous" roads in China. Starting from 200 meters below sea level the serpentine road reaches 1300 meters above sea level making a total of 99 hair-pin turns along the way.

Zhangjiajie Tianmenshan Glass Plank Road

Avatar Hallelujah Mountain - Zhangjiajie National Forest Park


This glass plank road called "Walk of faith" is located in the top of Zhangjiajie Tianmen mountain. It is 60 meters long, the highest elevation is 1430 meters. It is another special attractions in the tianmenshan scenic area.


Avatar Hallelujah Mountain - Zhangjiajie National Forest Park