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Four Famous Buddhist Mountains


 

Wutai Mountain in Shanxi Province

Situated in the northeast of Wutai County , Mt.Wutai is one of the four famous mountains to the Buddhists and has five terrace-like peaks, including Wanghai Peak in the east, Guayue Peak in the west, Jinxiu Peak in the south, Yedou Peak in the north and Cuiyan Peak standing in the central part. From May to August every year, it is the best period for tourism. It is located in Shanxi Province.

 

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Four Famous Buddhist Mountains  

 

Jiuhua Mountain in Anhui Province

Standing to the southwest of Qingyang County,Mt.Jiuhua is one of the four sacred Buddhist mountains in China,covering more than 100 km z. Among the 99 peaks in the mountain, 9 peaks such as Tiantai, Lianhua, Tianzhu, Shiwang, etc, are the most magnificent. The highest Shiwang Peak has an elevation of 1342 metres above sea level. It is located in Anhui Province.

Mt.Jiuhua possesses clear rivers,beautiful waterfalls, bizarre rocks, caves, green pines and bamboos. It also has famous ancient temples and other historic sites. Now,there are still 78 ancient temples, such as Huach eng Temple, Huiju Temple and Baisui Palace, etc-among which,Huacheng Temple is one of the main ancient temples in China.Therefore, it has been known as "The first mountain in Southeast China".

 

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Jiuhua Mountain in Anhui Province  

 

Putuo Mountain in Zhejiang Province

Situated within Zhoushan Islands of Zhejiang Province, Mt. Putuo is one of the four famous Buddhist mountains in China. It is actually a small island of Zhoushan Islands, covering an area of 12.5 km2, with more than 300 temples, among which Puji, Fayu and Huiji Temples are the most famous. The main scenic spots include Qianbusha Beach, Chaoyang Cave, Fanyin Cave, South Heavenly Gate and West Heavenly Gate, etc.

 

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Putuo Mountain in Zhejiang Province

 

Emei Mountain in Sichuan Province

Situated in Emeishan City, Sichuan province, Mt. E'mei is a national major famous scenic area, and one of the four famous Buddhist mountains, covering about 200 km z. It offers the tourists four spectacular views: the sunrise, sea of clouds, Buddha's Light and the sunset glow.

Mt.Emei possesses a great number of temples, which began to be built in the Western Han Dynasty. From the northeastern foot to its summit stand many famous temples and other buildings, such as Baoguo Temple, Fuhu Temple, Huayan Temple, Chunyang Hall,Shengshui Pavilion, Wannian Temple,Xixiang (Elephant Bathing) Pool,Jiulao(Nine Old Men) Cave, Xianfeng Temple and Jinding Top,etc,housing countless cultural relics. The bronze statue of Samantabhadra towering in Wannian Temple is 7.3 metres high, 62 tons in weight and is one of the major cultural relics of China.With its abundant historic sites and fascinating natural scenery,Mt. Emei is highly valuable in history study, aesthetics, scientific research and tourism.

 

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Emei Mountain in Sichuan Province

 

 

 


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