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Mountain Huangshan (Yellow Mountain)

Located in the southern part of Anhui Province, Mountain Huangshan is one of the famous scenic areas in China. It was once called Yishan Mountain in the Qin Dynasty .The scenic area, covering more than 150 km2, possesses many fascinating scenes, and was included in the List of World Heritages by UNESCO in 1990.

Mt.Huangshan has received high praise for its wonderful mountain scenery:odd-shaped pines , grotesque rocks , seas of clouds and hot springs . There are 72 famous sheer peaks with different heights and shapes, and the rocks of grotesque shapes resemble various things that you can imagine. Xu Xiake,a noted traveller and geographer in the Ming Dynasty, once exclaimed, "Mt.Huangshan has no equal. Once on top, one would fine no other match. This is the acme.”

 

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Mt. Jiuhua

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.

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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