Mount fanjing – a combination of Buddhish culture and natural beauty

The Mount Fanjing, located in Tongren, Guizhou province, is the highest peak of the Wuling Mountains in southwestern China. It has been a sacred site for Buddhists since the Tang Dynasty and several temples have been built in the area.  Atop Red Cloud Golden Peak, a thumb-like peak, sit two of these temples. There is a steep vertical ascent of 100 meters to the top The Temple of the Buddha and Maitreya Temple are separated by a narrow gorge that visitors can cross via a short bridge. The Mount Fanjing is described by Unesco as an “island of metamorphic rock in a sea of karst”

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🇧🇷 Fanjingshan ou Monte Fanjing, na província de Guizhou, no sudoeste da China, é um local budista sagrado e um local de grande beleza natural com formações rochosas incomuns e rica biodiversidade. Muitos budistas acreditam que Fanjingshan é o local ideal para se alcançar a iluminação espiritual com Buda e Maitreya. Desde a dinastia Tang, que governou a China do sétimo ao décimo século, dezenas de templos foram construídos ali, mas apenas alguns sobreviveram. 👉🏼 Envie essa foto para alguém que deseja conhecer essa cidade tão especial com @perfectrip . 🇬🇧 Fanjingshan or Mount Fanjing in southwest China's Guizhou Province is a sacred Buddhist temple and a site of outstanding natural beauty with unusual rock formations and rich biodiversity. Many Buddhists believe that Fanjingshan is the ideal place to achieve spiritual enlightenment with Buddha and Maitreya. Since the Tang Dynasty, which ruled China from the seventh to the tenth century, dozens of temples have been built there, but only a few have survived. 👉🏼Send this photo to someone who wants to know this special city with @perfectrip. #perfectrip #travelgram #wanderlust #instatravelling #travelling #trip #traveltheworld #travelblog #travelbetter #amazingplacestovisit #aroundtheglobe #travelfar #mybestintravel #vacationfun #travelpictures #traveldestination #amazingworld #dreamtrips #bestvacations

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🇮🇹 Monte Fanjingshan, New Golden Summit, Tongren, Guizhou Province, Cina. Il monte Fanjingshan è una montagna sacra del buddismo cinese considerata come il luogo dove si può raggiungere l'illuminazione spirituale. Numerosi templi sono stati costruiti su questa altura a partire dalla dinastia Tong, dopo che Hou Hongren costruì la strada Zangke, nel 639 d.C., la quale facilitò i trasporti nella zona montuosa. Altri templi furono costruiti durante le successive dinastie Song, Yuan, Ming e Qin. Solo alcuni di questi templi esistono ancora. Due di questi templi, il tempio di Buddha e di Maitreya, sono stati costruiti sulla cima di una roccia solitaria, a forma di due colonne, conosciuta come New Golden Summit, che si eleva a più di 100 metri sopra la cima della montagna circostante. 🔸🔹🔸🔹🔸🔹🔸🔹🔸🔹🔸🔹🔸🔹🔸🔹 🇬🇧 Mount Fanjingshan, New Golden Summit, Tongren, Guizhou Province, China. Mount Fanjingshan is a sacred mountain of Chinese Buddhism considered as the place where spiritual enlightenment can be achieved. Numerous temples were built on this hill starting from the Tong dynasty, after Hou Hongren built the Zangke road, in 639 AD, which facilitated transportation in the mountainous area. Other temples were built during the subsequent Song, Yuan, Ming and Qin dynasties. Only some of these temples still exist. Two of these temples, the temple of Buddha and Maitreya, were built on top of a solitary rock, in the shape of two columns, known as the New Golden Summit, which rises more than 100 meters above the top of the surrounding mountain. 🔸🔹🔸🔹🔸🔹🔸🔹🔸🔹🔸🔹🔸🔹🔸🔹 📹 Video by @hannespeer 🔸🔹🔸🔹🔸🔹🔸🔹🔸🔹🔸🔹🔸🔹🔸 #cina #china #tongren #guizhouprovence #mountfanjingshan #fanjingshan #sacredmountain #buddhism #travel #chinesebuddhism #buddismo #buddha #maitreya #religion #culture #history #travelling #temple #asia #asianart #art #antiqua_archeologia #archeology #heritage #newgoldensummit

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