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China Famous Mountain Scenery

If you're tired of the annoyance of city life, you can go out to enjoy the natural scenery with your family and friends.As we all know that the beautiful and natural scenic spots may let people have a different feeling and special experience. The mountain and lake views can really make you calm. And the natural scenic view in China will impress you deeply and make you out of the real life for short time. The following are some famous mountain in China for your reference.

1. Yellow Mountain
Yellow Mountainin is one of China's best-known scenic spots. It is characterized by the four wonders, namely, odd-shaped pines, grotesque rock formation, seas of clouds and crystal-clear hot springs. Yellow Mountain is celebrated for having all the features of mountain scenery. Known as the No. 1 Mountain under heaven, it features numerous imposing peaks, forests of stone pillars and evergreen sturdy pines; other features include grotesquely-shaped rocks, waterfalls, pools and hot springs.

2. Tai Mountain
It is a “Tranquil Mountain" and locate in Shāndōng Province, it is the most revered of China’s five Taoist sacred mountains, Tai Shan is a very scenic mountain, although not in quite the same league as my first two choices, but it’s the wonderful combination of scenic beauty and cultural/ historic attractions such as old gates, temples, rock-carved inscriptions that make it so richly memorable a hike. It’s quite a strenuous hike, and the moment when, half-way up, the famously steep final steps to the summit finally comes into view is a tough one to take, but climbing Tai Shan is an easier proposition than either Hua Shan or Huang Shan.

3. Hua Mountain
Huashan is one of the five sacred Taoist mountains in China. Huashan boasts a lot of religious sites: Taoist temples, pavilions, and engraved scriptures are scattered over the mountain. Hua Mountain is well-known for its sheer cliffs and plunging ravines. It is known as "the most precipitous mountain under heaven" and is probably the most dangerous mountain in the world frequented by hikers.

4. Putuo Mountain
Mount Putuo is an island southeast of Shanghai, in Zhoushan prefecture of Zhejiang province, China. It is famous in Chinese Buddhism. Putuo is one of the four sacred mountains in Chinese Buddhism, the others being Mount Wutai, Mount Jiuhua, and Mount Emei . Putuo mountain lies on Eastern Sea of China and displays the beauty between sea and mountain. The area is about 12.5 square kilometers and has many famous and sacred temples. Every year on February nineteenth, June nineteenth, September nineteenth of the lunar calendar, it welcomes millions of people for the celebration of the birth of Guanyin, being a monk and being Bodhisattva.

5. Song Mountain
It is the ‘central mountain’ of the five Chinese peaks considered sacred by Taoists, Song Shan is famed above all else as the site of ‘the’ Shaolin Temple. There’s no route to the top of the mountain that people could find, but better than that, a trail cut into the sheer cliffs gradually climbs higher onto the great cliffs, culminating at a temple and a small suspension bridge spanning a yawning chasm. From here the only way is back the way you came, but it’s a great hike, and, together with a short visit to Shaolin Monastery below.

6. Emei Mountain
Mt. Emei in Sichuan Province in Southwest China is one of the most well-known summer destinations in China thanks to its pleasant weather, congenial atmosphere, the inspiring natural scenery and the influence of the Buddhist culture. The mountain is characterized by lofty ancient trees, impressive waterfalls, pristine brooks and numerous Buddhist temples.

7. Lu Mountain
Lushan is one of China’s more famous mountain resorts, it is yet another stunning place with plenty of great shorter hikes to some very impressive cliff and mountain scenery, a high waterfall, and plenty of fascinating cultural relics – Chiang Kai-shek had a house here. On the other hand, the crowds here seem to be especially huge, although as usual its easy to get away from the worst excesses on the longer trails.

8. Heng Mountain
It is a Balancing Mountain in Húnán Province, Around 120km south of Chángshā, Héng Shān (566 2571; admission Y100) is also known as Nányuè (Southern Peak), the name given to the village that marks the start of the climb. The southernmost of China’s five Taoist mountains, kings and emperors once came here to hunt and make sacrifices to heaven and earth.

9. Wuyi Mountain
It is located south of Wuyishan City with an area of 70 square kilometers, the area has what is probably the largest, most typical and best-preserved humid subtropical native forest in the world. The cliffs and waters of Wuyi Mountain are outstanding. The workings of Nature of a typical Danxia landform have left behind 36 peaks, 72 caves, 99 prominent rocks and 108 scenic spots. The Stream with Nine Turnings is emerald green and crystal clear. The beauty of the mountain and its waters has made Wuyi known as the most attractive mountain in southeast China. Wuyi Mountain is also known for being of great historic and cultural value.