Wutai Shan (Five Terrace Mountain), Wutai County
Categories: Mountains, Sacred & Religious Sites, Nature & Parks, Tourist Spots
One of four holy mountains in Buddhism, the World Heritage Site of Wutai Shan (Five Terrace Mountain) is renowned for being home to more than forty temples and monasteries. Explore the scenic landscape, dominated by the mountain’s five plateau peaks, usually covered in snow, and visit the temple complex, surrounded by lush pine forest and verdant grassland. You can visit numerous temples, admire their architecture and works of art, and enjoy the busy, but spiritual atmosphere. Sample some of the many shops and restaurants in the area. Plan to visit Wutai Shan (Five Terrace Mountain) and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Wutai County attractions using our Wutai County family vacation planner.
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You can take a public bus from Taiyuan available hourly basis. I took a bus from Datong south bus station. It depart at 8.30 am or 2 pm. Only 2 trips a day. Advisable to buy the ticket costing Rmb 75.... read more »
Wutai Shan was really enjoyable. I liked seeing all of the monks, especially the Tibetan monks that go there on pilgrimages. And I got to watch them walk and chant together. It was enjoyable. The scen... read more »
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