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”

By Mande5255881Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, Link

By Mande5255881Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, Link

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By chp13579753, CC BY-SA 3.0, Link

By sizzhot0 – Pixabay archive copy at the Wayback Machine (archived on 19 January 2019), CC0, Link

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