Mianshan Mountain

Mianshan Mountain

Scene Introduction

Mianshan MountainMianshan Mountain is located in Jiexiu City of central Shanxi Province, 137 kilometers south of Taiyuan and 125 kilometers north of Linfen, covering an area of 75 square kilometers. The mountain is a national scenic spot with 14 tourist areas and 400 attractions. Mianshan Mountain is noted for its natural and cultural scenes, especially for its cultural relics. Unlike most Chinese sightseeing destinations, this is not thousands of years old but the site itself holds a history dating back to about 700BC.

With a history dating back some 2,500 years, Mianshan Mountain boasts enchanting natural scenery and rich cultural significance. Unfortunately, most temples and cultural relics on the mountain were burned down by invading Japanese troops during the war with Japan in the 1930s and 40s. After over 10 years of construction, 14 tourist areas and 400 attractions have been restored. In 2009, the number of visitors to the mountain reached 750,000, and overall revenues soared to 100 million Yuan. The spectacular scenes at Mianshan provide tourists with many choices: Climbing Dragon Ridge Peak, Worshiping Jie Zitui, a well-known loyal official from ancient China, traveling to the holy caves, Watching the sun set at Dragon Head Temple, Visiting Daluo Palace, the largest Taoist temple in China, Walking along the Sky Bridge and etc.

Visitors can take a trip to learn about Cold Food culture, Buddhist culture, Taoist culture, military culture or health preservation culture and Mianshan Mountain is worth visiting in any season. Visitors can also participate in local traditional activities and watch folk performances.

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