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Jiuhua Mountain, Huangshan

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Climb on one of the four sacred mountains of Buddhism, Jiuhua Mountain. With a name that literally means “Nine Glorious Mountains,” it represents a great Chinese Buddhist learning center and a popular destination for pilgrims. Visit some of the many temples that spread across the mountain, while enjoying natural landscapes with old pines, green bamboo forests, waterfalls, streams, and caves. Climb to the highest summit, Shiwang Peak, and revel in the view from 1,342 m (4,402 ft) above sea level. To visit Jiuhua Mountain and get the most from your holiday in Huangshan, create itinerary details personal to you using our Huangshan vacation trip planner.
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The city of Huangshan features a wide range of accommodations, with the UNESCO-listed sites drawing in crowds from far and wide, and the city keeping pace with demand. Close to the parks and rivers, things tend to a get a little more luxurious, while the side streets offer basic guesthouses ideal for those interested in setting down their bags and heading out to explore. Take a look at the three main historic villages for a number of boutiques set in artfully restored buildings. To the north, the mountainous scenic area boasts a collection of boutique, eco-friendly, and budget-friendly accommodations, with rental villas, hostels, lodges, and upmarket hotels to choose from.
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  • We had hiked up Huangshan the day before and relaxed in the springs at night and then it was on to Jiuhua Mountain. We thoroughly enjoyed the ride there as it was so picturesque. The Buddhist temple w...  more »
  • So much to see, to marvel at. The nature, the mountains and fog. The temples. The labourers, the monks and nuns. And all the Chinese tourists thrilled to be at this sacred Buddhist sight. It is a hubb...  more »
  • Nature lover should go to this place, very nice with fresh air and greenery. It was mist like rain and mild cloud during my visit. Enjoy the natural beauty  more »