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Things to do in Huangshan

Also known as the Yellow Mountains, Huangshan is a mountain range located in eastern China in the south of Anhui province. It is considered as a great tourist attraction because of its grand panoramic landscapes. There you can enjoy photography and hiking at its best.

Huangshan

Huangshan (Chinese: 黄山),[2] is a mountain go in southern Anhui territory in eastern China. Vegetation on the range is thickest beneath 1,100 meters (3,600 ft), with trees growing up to the treeline at 1,800 meters (5,900 ft). The region is outstanding for its landscape, dusks, unconventionally formed rock crests, Huangshan pine trees, hot springs, winter snow, and perspectives of the mists from above. Huangshan is a successive subject of customary Chinese works of art and writing, and in addition current photography. It is an UNESCO World Heritage Site, and one of China's significant vacationer goals. Huangshan is known for its dawns, pine trees, "peculiarly extending rock crests", hot springs, winter snow, and perspectives of mists touching the mountainsides for over 197 days out of the year.


Huangshan Attaractions


There are 8 Huangshan attractions secured underneath. Yellow Mountain Scenic Area is obviously the most renowned, yet Hongcun (Hong Village), Tachuan and Xidi Village ought to be gone by too for their air engineering, curious setting and staggering sceneries. Attractions are for the most part grand with stunningly lovely mountains and the completely clear Xin'an River. Aside from in the towns close to the Yellow Mountains, there is more antiquated design nearer to the city (Tunxi Ancient Street in Huangshan City and the Shexian Memorial Arches). See our Huangshan visits for all around planned agendas or tailor-make your own particular schedule with our assistance to take in less-went by attractions.

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Huangshan Mountain, The Yellow Mountains

Huangshan Mountain, The Yellow Mountains

The mountains are quite famous in Chinese history, being the subject of many paintings and literature. Evidentially, we are equally enthralled by the magnificent landscape as the mountains are the focus of many modern day photographers. It’s one of China’s main tourist spots and has also been deemed a UNESCO World Heritage site. The foot of the mountain is linked by rail to Shanghai. The area is also a centre of scientific research due to the diverse wildlife.

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Xidi village

Xidi village

A charming historical village located at the south foot of the Mount Huangshan, the village retains the classical appearance of the dynastic era. The houses were originally built with what are called ‘fire walls’ to prevent against catastrophe that fires cause, and are the reason the houses still stand as they once were today. The village was made part of the World Heritage list for its historic and artistic value. One can also stroll in the countryside that surrounds the village.

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Hongcun village

Hongcun village

The village of Hongcun, situated in the foot of Huangshan mountain range, is a souvenir of Anhui architecture in itself. The village lay out was so well preserved that UNESCO placed Hongcun in its list of world heritage sites. The lanes in the village were intentionally designed in a way that it resembles the body of cow or ox. The place is worth a visit due to its scenic countryside which gets more picturesque in the seasons of spring and autumn.

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Huangshan Maofeng Tea

Huangshan Maofeng Tea

From the infamous range of green teas of Yellow Mountain, Huangshan Maofeng Tea is probably the most famous one. There is a legend, entwined around a tragic love story, linked with the unique growth and taste of Huangshan Maofeng Tea. The aroma of brewing tea will remind you the fresh blooms and even the sight of its brewing is very satisfying and calming like its inherent effect on human mind. There are lots of health benefits associated with Huangshan Maofeng Tea as well.