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. Put Wutai Shan (Five Terrace Mountain) into our Wutai County trip builder tool to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Wutai County.
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  • Buddhist Holy Land, winter to feel the Buddha near, Buddha know, Buddha in mind, people less calm, can feel ... How much is the quantity, how quiet the heart is, how quiet the heart is, how deep the blessing is. Tea is to repair the heart, in the clean water in the profound Zen, drink a pot of life Zen tea, in a water drop, in a flower, in the whirling world to find their original
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  • Many large ,some beautiful, temples requiring various entrance fees. Area was very crowded with pilgrims as well as curious tourists. Temple conditions vary from totally run down to very beautiful. Ma...  more »
  • So many good reviews have already been written about this place so I will just write something different. The temple here is the base for Manjusri Buddha (Wen Shu Pussa, in Chinese) so the buddhism he...  more »

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