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Mount Emei

Mount Emei is one of the Four Sacred Buddhist Mountains of China, and is customarily viewed as the bodhimaṇḍa, or spot of edification, of the bodhisattva Samantabha. Mt. Emei is spotted in Leshan City, Sichuan Province. It is towering, delightful, old and abstruse. It is similar to an enormous green screen remaining in the southwest of the Chengdu Plain. Looking its slowing down wonderful figure, you will observe that it looks like all that much an eyebrow of a young lady. It is the most noteworthy one among all the acclaimed touring mountains in China.

On the mountain there are four grand districts: Baoguo Temple, Wannian Temple, Qingyin Pavilion and Golden Summit. Its primary crest, the Golden Summit, is 3079.3 meters over the ocean level, apparently arriving at the sky. Remaining on the highest point of it, you can appreciate the frigid mountains in the west and the boundless plain in the east. What's more in Golden Summit there are four scenes: mists ocean, first light, Buddha beams and holy person lights. In 1996 Mt. Emei was enrolled on the planet common and social legacy by the UNESCO.

Attractions

Baoguo TempleBaoguo Temple
The Baoguo Temple at the foot of the Mt. Emei is the biggest sanctuary on the Mt. Emei and the beginning stage for taking a voyage through the Mt. Emei. The sanctuary was assembled amid the years of Wanli period in the Ming Dynasty. The level tablet of "Baoguo Temple" was composed by Emperor Kangxi of the Qing Dynasty. It is the spot where the Mt. Emei Buddhist Society is spotted. The Baoguo Temple is initially named Huizong Hall, which has the significance of mixing the three religions of Buddhism, Taoism and Confucianism into one. Ruler Kangxi of the Qing Dynasty conceded the name of "Baoguo Temple", which embraces the implying that committing to the administration of the nation starts things out in "reimbursing four generosity" in the sutra. The entire sanctuary is a run of the mill yard house covering a zone of more than 10 sections of land. Every yard has one perspective and the view changes as you go deeper and deeper, which is somewhat a terrific scene. The primary corridor of the sanctuary assembled along the mountain has four layers with one layer higher than an alternate, which shows a thousand and common appearance.

Wannian Temple
Wannian TempleWanian Temple is one of the eight biggest sanctuaries on the Mountain. It was first implicit the in the East Jin Dynasty and was renamed as White Water Puxian Temple after a progression of demolition and remaking. The sanctuary contains five corridors lay in a level style including the Mountain Gate, Buddha Miatreya Hall, Brick Hall, Wei'e Treasure Hall, the Treasure Hall of Great Hero. The Brick Hall of the Wannian Temple is a miracle of old structures. Amid the previous four hundred years, it has experienced a few quakes of size 5 to 7.9 yet it is as yet remaining right up 'til today. Subsequently, it is presumed as a supernatural occurrence in the historical backdrop of antiquated building design in China. A highlight of the sanctuary is a bronze statue of Puxian riding an elephant, which was thrown in Chengdu by a Buddhist friar named Maozhen under a supreme request amid the Song Dynasty. The bronze statue has a symmetrical extent with prevalent throwing craftwork. It is 7.85 meters high and measures 62 tons. What How such an immense goal was transported and put on the mountain stays a secret.
Wannian Temple has cableway to mountain climbing and touring zones like the Gold Summit. Numerous sightseers take the Wannian Temple as the beginning stage for climbing the mountain while different travelers take it as the consummation point for finishing the voyage through the mountain. The affirmation charge for this picturesque point is 10 yuan. On the off chance that visitors need to utilize cableway the expense is 40 yuan and 30 yuan for going down.

Gold Summit
Gold SummitThe quantity of the Buddhist sanctuaries dabbing the mountain is very rousing however the perspectives from the Golden Summit at a height of 3,077 meters above ocean level takes the magnificence. The Gold Summit is an indulgence of regular marvels and Buddhism mysticism, which involve four heavenly displays of Sunrise, Cloud Sea, Buddhist Light and hallowed light. The landscape of a red gleaming sun moving over the ocean of mists in the east is breathtaking. A couple of lucky guests will experience the Buddhist Light which just happens 14 times each year. On these events, your shadow is thrown before you in the fog and a brightly sparkling lights circle you as though you are achieved edification.

Ticketing

Items: High Season (Jan.15 – Dec.14) Low Season (Dec.15 – Jan.14)
Entrance Fee: CNY 185 CNY 110
Baoguo Temple: CNY 8
Fuhu Temple: CNY 10
Wannian Temple: CNY 10
Opening Hours: 6:00 - 18:30 7:00 - 17:50
Best Time to Visit: Spring and Autumn

 


Getting Around

Sightseeing Bus:
Stations: Attractions to Visit:
Baoguo Temple Passenger Transportation Center Baoguo Temple, Mt. Emei Museum
Wuxiangang Staion Qingyin Pavilion, Yixiantian, Joking Monkey Zone
Wannian Temple Station Xixin Place, White Dragon Cave, Qingyin Pavilion

Zero km Station

Dragon Cave Lake
Leidongping Station Jieyin Palace, Golden Summit
Time Running Time
Nov. - Apr. 25 7:00-16:00, every half an hour; every hour after 12:00
Apr. 26 - Oct. 30 7:00-17:00, every half an hour
Chinese Public Holidays 5:00-17:00, every ten minutes; every half an hour after 12:00
Cable Car
Time Price and Opening Hours
High Season (Jan.15 – Dec.14) Jinding Cable Car: CNY 65 (upper) / CNY 55 (lower)
Opening Hours: 5:30 - 18:00
Wannian Cable Car: CNY 65 (upper) / CNY 45 (lower)
Opening Hours: 6:40 - 18:00
Low Season (Dec.15 – Jan.14) Jinding Cable Car: CNY 30 (upper) / CNY 20 (lower)
Opening Hours: 7:30 - 18:00
Wannian Cable Car: CNY 30 (upper) / CNY 20 (lower)

 

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