Developing traffic does not mean the improvement of road infrastructure. In any country, dangerous roads appear, making transportation difficult and even causing catastrophic accidents. More significantly, there are many roads in the world that have made many drivers ‘tremble’ when mentioning, including Gotthard Pass in Switzerland, Guoliang Tunnel in China or Kolyma Road in Russia.
Zoji La is the name of a mountain pass in the western part of the Himalayas. Specifically, it is located on the highway 1 segment between Srinagar and Leh, the state of Jammu and Kashmir, India
Located at an altitude of 3,528 m above sea level, Zojila is known as the most dangerous mountain pass in India. This route is scary not only because of its narrowness but also because there are no barriers surrounding it
In addition, it has 60 landslides, in winter, heavy snow and strong winds make Zojila a mountain pass that attracts countless adventurous visitors.
Gotthard at 2,106 m, known as the most adventurous and interesting pass in the Alps, passes through Saint-Gotthard Cathedral and connects northern and southern Switzerland.
This road has scared many people with a length of 64 km, it bends the snake dragon from side to side, however, it also creates a wonderful scenery for people passing through here.
The beauty is like a rose with thorns when the road in Gotthard offers drivers the chance to test the deadly steering wheel.
For years, the Guoliang mountain tunnel has always been on the list of the most dangerous destinations in the world, attracting many visitors to visit and explore.
This is a tunnel leading to Guoliang – an isolated village behind the Taihang mountain range, visitors must cross a narrow and slippery path on the steep cliffs, climbing at an altitude of 1,752 meters.
In total, the Guoliang tunnel has 35 windows to bring light and air into the tunnel. Up to now, these windows have become a romantic viewpoint for tourists to visit
Deep in the Alaskan wilderness, the Alaska Alaska Dalton Highway in Norway is known to be one of the coldest and most isolated roads on the planet because it is always in a state of freezing.
This road is quite fierce driving conditions. Its narrowness and precariousness make the driver constantly in danger with the people on the opposite side
Passage du Gois is located in Burn?f Bay, 4.1 km long, connecting Noirmoutier Island and the mainland in the territory of Vendeé, France. Normally it is submerged in 1.3-4m deep water, only when the tide recedes it will appear but this time period lasts only 1-2 hours
If you try to go, the traffic will sink into the deep sea, because the road will disappear due to high tide. According to records, this road is a natural path, discovered in 1701
It looks normal like any other road but Passage du Gois is a very dangerous road. Special warning signs are hung along both sides of the road to alert pedestrians about its flooding
Pangi via Kishtwar is a road running through two remote districts of Jammu and Kashmir, connecting the mysterious Pangi valley hidden between the Pir Panjal mountain range and the Zanskar mountain range in the eastern Himalayas, to the outside world.
This is a gravel road about 112 km long, can fall down at any time and is only open in the summer, it can reach a height of 2,524 m when running through the town of Kishtwar, northern India
The road to Pangi valley has been built by locals for hundreds of years of water and no barriers for decades. Only a small negligence can cause the vehicle to crash down the vertical cliff below
Tianmen Mountain is a road located in the territory of Tianmen National Park, Zhangjiajie, northwest of Hunan Province, China.
This road is known for a length of 10 km with up to 99 bends and many dead corners. The height difference between the beginning and the end of Thien Mon Son reaches 1,100 m
Thien Mon Son was built in 1998 but it was not completed in 2006. This place is known as one of the most dangerous and difficult roads to conquer in the world
A winding and narrow road, connecting Lake Ritsa, Sochi of Russia, passing majestic mountains, Caucasus is known for its craggy slopes and Z-bends right in the middle of the mountain
Although this road always gives the driver the feeling of fear of walking in blindness, it is also impressive with the majestic mountain scenery here.
Eshima Ohashi is not a road but rather a bridge built in 1997 and put into operation in 2004, with a length of 1.7 km and 12 m wide, this bridge connects the two cities of Matsue and Sakaiminato of Japan.
The high design allows the large vessels to move freely, but offers a towering view to an ordinary bridge.
Some people with a weak heart still admit that they even sweat their hands when they saw the cars on that slope.
However, according to the indigenous people, the truth is not so dangerous as the nickname the world gave it. Due to the photography angle, the bridge looks too vertical compared to real life
North Yungas Road in Bolivia Known as the “Road of Death”, North Yungas is famous for its majestic scenery and fatal accidents due to its narrow, winding road, deep pools and limited visibility.
This route starts from the capital La Paz, going to a dizzying height at La Cumbre Pass, following the Cordillera Oriental Range to the town of Coroico
Although rated as one of the most dangerous roads in the world, but North Yungas Road is always a favorite place for those who love thrilling terrain bikes.