North Peak of Huashan Mountain

On August 22, 2011, in Activities, Mountain Areas, Xi'an, by Jack Li

The North Peak of Huashan is as high as 1614.9 meters, which is one of the main peaks. It is called North Peak because it is in the north of Huashan Mountain. It is steep and cliffy all around and can reach the sky. There is Ruoyun Platform, so it is also called Yuntai Mountain. […]

West Peak of Huashan Mountain

On August 22, 2011, in Mountain Areas, Nature Scenery, Xi'an, by Jack Li

The altitude of West Peak is 2082 meters, being one of the main peaks of Huashan Mountain and got its name from the location. Besides, because the huge rock on West Peak looks like lotus petals, most literators in ancient times called it “Lotus Peak”. West Peak is a complete huge rock made by nature. […]

South Peak of Huashan Mountain

On August 22, 2011, in Activities, Adventure Trip, Mountain Areas, Xi'an, by Jack Li

South Peak, with the height of 2154.9 meters, is the highest peak of Huashan Mountain and the highest peak of the Five Mountains. Ancient people call it “head of Huashan Mountain”. When you reach the top of South Peak, you will feel that you are quite near to the sky and you can even touch […]

East Peak of Huashan Mountain

On August 22, 2011, in Mountain Areas, Nature Scenery, Xi'an, by Jack Li

As one of the main peaks of Huashan Mountain, East Peak is 2096.2 meters. It is named East Peak because it is in the east. There is a platform on the top of the mountain, from where travelers can look down from a height in a broad view. It is the most famous place to […]

Huashan Mountain

On August 22, 2011, in Mountain Areas, Nature Scenery, Xi'an, by Jack Li

Huashan Mountain is a member of the famous Five Mountains, which is 2154.9 meters high. It is in the Huayin city of historical and cultural ancient city, Weinan city, which is 120 kilometers east to Xi’an in Shanxi province, north to the broad and level Weihe Plain and turbulent Yellow River, south to Qinling Mountains. […]

Famen Temple Travel Tips

On August 19, 2011, in Other Places of Interest, Temples, Tours, Travel Info, Xi'an, by Jack Li

Xi An, as an international tourist destination, welcomes a large number of tourists both from China and abroad every year. The Famen Temple is a famous Buddhism temple and has become a hot spot for sightseeing. After the ground palace of the temple and real Buddhist relics were discovered in 1985, the government decided to […]

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Famen Temple

On August 19, 2011, in Other Places of Interest, Temples, Xi'an, by Jack Li

Famen Temple (Buddhism Door, meaning the initial approach to becoming a Buddhist believer) is a well known Buddhist temple located in Famen County 10 km away from Baoji City. The Temple was started built in the Han Dynasty. Legend has it that the Indian King Asoka of India traveled throughout Asia, distributing Buddhist relics as […]

The Wild Goose Tower Travel Tips

The Wild Goose Tower is a famous scenic spot in Xi An. It was built in AD 652 for master Xuanzang to store Buddhist Scriptures. The seven-floor tower has become a symbol of Xi An. You must pay a visit to the Wild Goose Tower if you travel to Xi An. Best Seasons to Visit […]

The Northern Square of the Wild Goose Tower

The Northern Square of the Wild Goose Tower is a splendid plaza made up of fountains, a cultural square, a garden section, a cultural gallery, and business sections for tourists. It covers an area of around 6.5 hectares, with a floor area of 11 hectares. It stretches 218 meters from east to west, and 364 […]

The Wild Goose Tower

On August 19, 2011, in Other Places of Interest, Towers, Pagodas & Grottoes, Xi'an, by Jack Li

The Wild Goose Tower, otherwise known as the Mercy Temple Tower, is situated in the Mercy Temple in the southern suburbs of the City of Xi An in Shanxi Province of China. This Buddhist tower used to serve as a storage house of the Buddhist scriptures brought back by Master Xuanzang from his westward journey […]

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