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Wutai Shan (Five Terrace Mountain), Wutai County

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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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  • I knew that many Asian countries scam foreigners, but this made me never want to return to China. I came to WuTai Shan during winter (January 2017) and it seems that the bus service isn't running. I a...  more »
  • 當我歩入五台山,便感受到一鼓靈氣在內,好像有很多佛在天上飛舞,在為進入五台的佛家弟子祈福,如果你是有緣人,更會看到滿天神佛在歡迎你進入此境地,這份緣並不是每個人都感受到,當然要親身感受才知道自己是否有緣人。 五台山的海拔最高有3千多米,如果有高山反應的,最好在山上慢慢地行,不要急,否則會加快高山效應。 當然也要行行1080台階的大智路啦! 
  • 这次是在初冬时节来的五台山,在去往五台的大巴上遇到了一个也是一个人去旅行的美丽姑娘,碰到了一个江苏的小伙儿,嗯,有时候,旅行的意义就在于路上遇到不同的人,听到不同的故事。说远了,初冬时节的五台稍显荒凉。但是佛教的氛围依然很浓厚,仿佛这里就是因佛而生,因佛而存在。说起来五台山是一个挺神奇的地方,这里汉传佛教、藏传佛教、蒙教等都有,大家都能在这一个地方和谐相处,静心修佛。五爷庙可能是所有来五台山的人都...  more »