Yao Shan Mountain Scenic Area

This mountain is more remote and hense less busy than other mountains nearby. However it should not be overlooked. Yau Shan is one of the four famous mountains of liaoning. It is part of the Changbaishan range that covers the eastern half of Liaoning. Yau means medicine, the traditional wild Chinese herb medicines that are found in abundance on the mountain give its name. At the base of the mountain stand two monastries. One Buddhist, the other Taoist. There are many other shrines and temples on the hillsides. The climb up the mountain is steep. For the best atmosphere, you should go early in the morning to enjoy the scenery alone.

Map showing location of Yao Shan Mountain Scenic Area

Above: Location of Yao Shan Mountain Scenic Area in Anshan, Liaoning, China