India's Zoji La Highway Among World's Most Dangerous Roads

The Zoji La, India :
Death rating: 7/10

A mountain road between Kashmir and Ladakh, The Zozila (also known as Zojila or Zoji La) is one of the important mountain passes in India located at an elevation of 11,575 ft (3,528 meters) above the sea level.

This nine-kilometer stretch of road is a lifeline that keeps the people of Ladakh in touch with the rest of the world, although it's often cut off by heavy snow in winter. As such, it is often closed during winter.

This road is extremely narrow and is named as the dangerous road in India.

It is also dubbed as one of the most dangerous passes in the world not just because of its inherent condition but because of the vicious winds and heavy snowfall that often affect the region.

The Stelvio Pass, Italy :
Death rating: 1/10

Originally built between 1820 and 1825 by the Austrian Empire, the Stelvio Pass connects the Valtellina with the upper Adige valley and Merano and covers a climb of 1871 meters (about 1.16 miles).

The Stelvio has been the scene of some major military and sporting events that have gone down in Italian history.

The road south from Davos in Switzerland into northern Italy's Stelvio National Park is one such route, boasting a symphony of pleasures for all five senses.

Taste and smell the freshness of the alpine air, admire the breath-taking views across the second-highest mountain pass in Europe.

The road gets very narrow at some places and is very steep at some points.
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