Category: Mountain Scenic Area
Address : Hancunhe Town, Fangshan District, Beijing
Open Time : Daily 8:00am - 6:00pm
Phone : 86-10-61315542
Entrance fee: RMB 40
Introduction of Shangfang Mountain
Regard as the "Natural Oxygen Bar" in North of China, Shangfang Mountain National Forest Park is one of the twenty key sample National Forest Parks in China. Covers 330 hectares in the western part of the Fangshan District and 72 kilometers from the downtown Beijing.
As early as in the Eastern Wei Dynasty, monks cultivated the Shangfang mountain and built temples, roads and had trees planted. After reconstructions and renovations in successive dynasties, a magnificent building complex came into being in the Ming Dynasty. Paintings and poems were made for it and temples and pavilions were built, forming a religious landscape with bridges, pavilions, temples, caves, rocks, peaks and woods.
Main scenic spots as Shangfang mountain's representatives: Nine caves with Yunshui (Cloud and Water) Cave, Seventy-two temples and sites with Doulv Temple, twelve mountain peaks with Zhaixingtuo, Four Tree Kings with the bodhi tree, as well as the location of the film Conquering Huashan Mountain, the heavenly ladder, heavenly pit and more. A historical saying goes that Suzhou and Hangzhou in the south, Shangfang Mountain in the north.
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Private trip to the Shangfang Mountain is designed for the natural & cultural lover, who are looking forward to see the primitive forest and the well-known nine caves, explore the relics of temples scattering in the mountains area, where few tourists but natural lover prefer to visit ...
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