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Tourist attactions in Anhui

Xidi Ancient Village Scenic Area

Xidi Ancient Village Scenic Area

Wealthy houses, elaborate gardens, the production of black marble door frames, grilles, stone carving, floral, animals, brick pavilions, figures show the text, this is the Peach Blossom Spring, where people Xidi.
Jiuhuashan Tourist Scenic Area

Jiuhuashan Tourist Scenic Area

Jiuhua Mountain is one of the four sacred mountains in Chinese Buddhism. It is located in Anhui province. The area is famous for it's mountain landscapes and ancient temples. Many of the temples and shrines here are dedicated in honour of the bodhisattva called Ksitigrabha (or in Chinese Dìzàng - 地藏) who is the protector of souls in hell. The most important peak in this mountain range is Tiantai which, though not the highest peak in the Jiuhua mountains, is popular with Buddhist pilgrims. Myth and ledgend tells of the poet Li Baj who visited the Jiuhua mountains during the Tang dynasty. While there, he wrote the words, "妙有分二气,灵山开九华." This translates as, "Magic is devided into two branshes, sacred mountain generates nine glories." Thus Jiuhua gained it's name - Jiuhua meaning "nine glories."
Huangshan Scenic Area

Huangshan Scenic Area

Yellow Mountains or Huangshan, in Anhui province, is one of the most famous mountains in China. Situated a few hours train ride from Shanghai city, these mountains are popular today, as they were also in ancient times. The views and scenes of the Yellow mountains echo throughout Chinese culture in paintings as well as poetry, writing and music. The Yellow mountains are the inspiration behind the Chinese Classical Garden that has gone on to also influence Japanese gardens. The Yellow mountains scenery consists of spectacularly and peculiarly shaped graniet peaks topped by knurled and stunted pine trees, sunsets and views of mountains above clouds. Legend says that the mythical Yellow Emperor ascended to heaven form Huangshan after discovering the secret of immortality.

Unreviewed attactions in Anhui