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Jiuhuashan (Mountain of Nine Lotuses), Chizhou

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A sacred place for Buddhist pilgrims, Jiuhuashan (Mountain of Nine Lotuses) features nine spectacular peaks resembling a blossoming lotus, a name written down by a famous eighth-century poet. One of the four sacred Buddhist mountains, the area abounds with exquisite temples. Visit Huacheng Temple, the oldest temple on the mountain, or see the impressive Wango pagoda, with three cableways offering scenic views of the area. With old pine trees, green bamboo groves, well-maintained hiking trails, and an overall pleasant climate, the mountain is considered one of the best summer resorts in China. Hiking opportunities along ancient religious paths attract both tourists and pilgrims. Regular buses take you here from Chizhou. For Jiuhuashan (Mountain of Nine Lotuses) and beyond, use our Chizhou trip generator to get the most from your Chizhou vacation.
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  • Have been here twice now and it is truly amazing. Huge quantity of Buddhist temples and arguably the most sacred area in China. You will need a couple of days.  more »
  • This place is magnificent! Any Buddhist that visit will have a deeper understanding of the path 地藏王菩萨... This is the place where many miracles happened. You have to visit the museum, and walk the trai...  more »
  • We were totally enthralled with the Mountain of Nine Lotuses. It is easy to see why Li Bai (701-762) visited in the mountain and was intoxicated with the fascinating scenery of nine lotuses shaped pea...  more »