Starting from 200 meters (656ft.) below sea level the serpentine road reaches 1300 meters (4265ft.) above sea level making a total of 99 hair-pin turns along the way.
In Chinese culture, 9 is considered a lucky number because it is believed that heaven has 9 places.
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