PHOTOS Cliff road helps villagers cast off poverty in N China's Shanxi

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Cliff road helps villagers cast off poverty in N China's Shanxi

Xinhua

21:43, June 14, 2018

Photo taken on June 13, 2018 shows a flight of steps on cliffs used in the past by villagers to go to the county seat in Shenlongwan Village in Changzhi City, north China's Shanxi Province. A 1,526-meter-long road was built along the cliffs to connect isolated Shenlongwan to the outside. The construction of this miraculous road lasted for fifteen years from 1985 to 2000, and was built purely by villagers of Shenlongwan. Thanks to this road, villagers here now cast off poverty by developing tourism. (Xinhua/Cao Yang)

File photo (upper) shows villagers building a road in cliffs of Shenlongwan Village in Changzhi City, north China's Shanxi Province and photo (lower) shows the completed cliff road on June 13, 2018. A 1,526-meter-long road was built along the cliffs to connect isolated Shenlongwan to the outside. The construction of this miraculous road lasted for fifteen years from 1985 to 2000, and was built purely by villagers of Shenlongwan. Thanks to this road, villagers here now cast off poverty by developing tourism. (Xinhua/Cao Yang)

Aerial photo taken on June 12, 2018 shows Shenlongwan Village in Changzhi City, north China's Shanxi Province. A 1,526-meter-long road was built along the cliffs to connect isolated Shenlongwan to the outside. The construction of this miraculous road lasted for fifteen years from 1985 to 2000, and was built purely by villagers of Shenlongwan. Thanks to this road, villagers here now cast off poverty by developing tourism. (Xinhua/Cao Yang)

Aerial photo taken on June 12, 2018 shows buildings for farm tourism in Shenlongwan Village in Changzhi City, north China's Shanxi Province. A 1,526-meter-long road was built along the cliffs to connect isolated Shenlongwan to the outside. The construction of this miraculous road lasted for fifteen years from 1985 to 2000, and was built purely by villagers of Shenlongwan. Thanks to this road, villagers here now cast off poverty by developing tourism. (Xinhua/Cao Yang)

Aerial photo taken on June 13, 2018 shows cars running on a road in cliffs in Shenlongwan Village in Changzhi City, north China's Shanxi Province. A 1,526-meter-long road was built along the cliffs to connect isolated Shenlongwan to the outside. The construction of this miraculous road lasted for fifteen years from 1985 to 2000, and was built purely by villagers of Shenlongwan. Thanks to this road, villagers here now cast off poverty by developing tourism. (Xinhua/Cao Yang)

A tourist takes photos in Shenlongwan scenic area in Changzhi City, north China's Shanxi Province, June 13, 2018. A 1,526-meter-long road was built along the cliffs to connect isolated Shenlongwan to the outside. The construction of this miraculous road lasted for fifteen years from 1985 to 2000, and was built purely by villagers of Shenlongwan. Thanks to this road, villagers here now cast off poverty by developing tourism. (Xinhua/Cao Yang)

A vehicle runs on the cliff road in Shenlongwan Village in Changzhi City, north China's Shanxi Province, June 13, 2018. A 1,526-meter-long road was built along the cliffs to connect isolated Shenlongwan to the outside. The construction of this miraculous road lasted for fifteen years from 1985 to 2000, and was built purely by villagers of Shenlongwan. Thanks to this road, villagers here now cast off poverty by developing tourism. (Xinhua/Cao Yang)

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