Yuxu Mountain

Legend has it that the Yuxu Mountains were where the forefathers of Taoism came from. The highest peak in the range reaches 5,769 meters above sea level. It is said that the goddess Yuxu, who was the younger sister or the King of Heaven, liven in these mountains. Also, Jianziya is said to have developed his moral character there. This has made Yuxu a pilgrimage site for Taoist worshipers. The mountains are covered by a cap of snow all year round.

Map showing location of Yuxu Mountain

Above: Location of Yuxu Mountain in Qinghai, China