Five Dragon Heads Scenic Spot

On August 26, 2011, in Beijing, Mountain Areas, Valleys and Scenic Spots, by Jack Li

The Five Dragon Heads got the name from the five stones in the southeastern of the main peak. The main peak is 2118 meters high and it is the highest peak of the Yan Mountain. If you arrive at the peak you will see five ridges extend to different directions and the five ridges means […]

Cool Boundary Scenic Spot

On August 26, 2011, in Beijing, Mountain Areas, Valleys and Scenic Spots, by Jack Li

Cool world got the name from the first monument of Jingdong – Cool Boundary monument. It is famous for humanities, history, animals and plants. The monument is located in the north of Wuling Mountain and in the elevation of 970 meters. It is the huge granite which is 28.4 meters high, 30.8 meters wide and […]

The Longtan Pond

On August 26, 2011, in Beijing, Mountain Areas, Waterfalls & Pools, by Jack Li

The Longtan Pond is the biggest valley in the Yanshan Mountains. It is famous for the Longtan cataract whose waterfall reaches 55 metres. There are four attractions and three gates in the Wuling Mountain Forest Garden. The Longtan Pond is one of the four attractions. It lies in the northwest of the garden. The pond […]

Wuling Mountain (Wulingshan)

On August 26, 2011, in Beijing, Mountain Areas, Valleys and Scenic Spots, by Jack Li

Wuling Mountain lies in Xinglong County, Hebei Province. It is surrounded by four cities, which are Beijing, Tianjin, Tangshan and Chengde. The mountain covers an area of 14,247 hectares. The forest coverage of Wuling Mountain preserve reaches 93%. The main peak of the Wuling Mountain, 2118 metres high, is also the main peak of the […]

Mount Wutai Travel Tips

On August 26, 2011, in Mountain Areas, Shanxi, Tours, Travel Info, by Jack Li

The top four famous Buddhist mountains are Mount Wutai in Shanxi, Mount Emei in Sichuan, Mount Jiuhua in Anhui and Mount Potuo in Zhejiang. Mount Wutai is not only a Buddhist attraction but also regarded as the best mountain as a summer resort. If you need a tour guild, please find one in with Guide […]

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Bodhisattva Ding

On August 26, 2011, in Mountain Areas, Shanxi, Temples, by Jack Li

Bodhisattva Ding is located in the north of the Xiantong Temple. You will see the stairs are very steep and direct to the top of the Bodhisattva. In a legend, the Wenshu Bodhisattva lived in the top of the mountain. So people call it Bodhisattva Ding or the Wenshu Temple. The Wenshu Temple was built […]

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Qixian Temple

On August 26, 2011, in Mountain Areas, Shanxi, Temples, by Jack Li

Qixian Temple is in the Dashe Village of Mount Wutai. The temple in the Dashe Village was called Dashe Temple. During the years of the Beisong Dynasty, the seven son of Ganeral Yang killed the third son Pan Bao of Prime Minister Pan Renmei. The Pans regarded the Yangs as the biggest enemy. They accused […]

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Jinge Temple

On August 26, 2011, in Mountain Areas, Shanxi, Temples, by Jack Li

Except the temples of the Mount Wutai, the Jinge Temple is the second highest in the south. The elevation is 1900 meters high and 15km from the Huai town. In 770, the master Sanzang from India was called to the Mount Wutai and he built the Jinge Temple according the place of Wenshu Bodhisattva was […]

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Mount Wutai (Wutai Shan)

On August 26, 2011, in Mountain Areas, Shanxi, Valleys and Scenic Spots, by Jack Li

Mount Wutai (simplified Chinese: 五台山; pinyin: Wǔtái shān; literally “Wutai Mountain”) is the first mountain of the four famous Buddhist mountains. It is located in the northeastern of Wutain Country in Shanxi. The Mount Wutai composed with many huge mountains and peaks which including five peaks. The tops of the peak are flat, and look […]

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Qifeng Cave

On August 26, 2011, in Caves & Canyons, Chinese Towns & Villages, Mountain Areas, Yunnan, by Jack Li

Qifeng Cave is located 5 kilometers to the northwest of Stone Cave, surrounded by the stone forest and stange peaks in the east of Maan Mountain, which is in the edge of Beida Village and Shui Tangpu. The stone peaks have various shapes and distinguishing features, some looks like litten torches on the Torch Festival […]

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