Shiyan Attractions - Things to Do
|Ancient Building Complex |
in the Wudang Mountain
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Shennongjia Nature Reserve
Located in the northwestern parts of Hubei Province, Shiyan is a typical mountain city which lies between the Qinling Mountain and Bashan Mountain. Endowed with beautiful landscapes, Shiyan is considered the only National Garden City in China's inland mountain area. That is why it has become a renowned tourist resort for Chinese and foreign travelers.
Situated in the Danjiangkou City (county-level), Wudang Mountain belongs to the eastern section of Bashan Mountain. It is one of China's well-known Taoist mountains and also an appealing scenic spot. Apart from the natural scenery, Wudang Mountain has preserved numerous cultural relics including the grand-scale Taoist building complex. Most of the architectures were built in the Tang (618-907), Song (960-1279) and Yuan (1271-1368) dynasties. In 1994, the Ancient Building Complex in the Wudang Mountains was inscribed in the World Cultural and Natural Heritage List by UNESCO.
If visitors are willing to see more natural scenic view of Shiyan, they may choose to go to the beautiful Shibali Gorge or to appreciate the oddness of the Donkey Head Gorge; if they would like to learn more about the history of Shiyan, they can go to the Shangjin Ancient Town built in the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644); if they want to find a place to relax themselves, going to the Hot Spring Temple and enjoying a hot spring bath in Fangxian County will be a wonderful choice.
- Last modified on Aug. 16, 2019 -