China's seven sacred places to admire the full moon

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Fanjing Mountain, Guizhou

What to do: on a clear night, people can see the reflection of the moon on the smooth rocks, thus the mountain is also named Yuejing (Moon Mirror) Mountain.

Situated in Guizhou Province, Fanjing Mountain is one of the sacred Buddhist mountains in China. It measures 2,572 meters above sea level. It has been designated as a national nature reserve due to the best preserved ecological system. It is a paradise for wild animals. 304 species of mammals, birds, amphibians and reptiles live there including the Guizhou golden monkeys and South China Tiger. It also has a rare tree species, the dove tree.

Location

It is located in junctions of Jiangkou county, Yingjiang county, Songtao county, within Tongren prefecture.

Admission fee: 50 yuan


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