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Mount Wutai :: Location and Tourist Map

Mount Wutai :: Location and Tourist Map

Location Map GPS Coordinates: N39.030556, E113.563333 Mount Wutai Tourist Map

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World Heritage Site #1279 :: Mount Wutai

World Heritage Site #1279 :: Mount Wutai

State Property: China Location: Xinzhou, Shanxi Province. GPS: N39 1 50, E113 33 48 Date of Inscription: 2009 Criteria: (ii)(iii)(iv)(vi) Property : 18,415 ha Buffer zone: 42,312 ha Local Weather With its five flat peaks, Mount Wutai is a sacred Buddhist mountain. The cultural landscape is home to forty-one monasteries and includes the East Main […]

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Photo&Video@Mount Wutai

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Mount Wutai :: Travel Tip

Mount Wutai :: Travel Tip

Get in Wutai Shan Train Station is about 50 km away. Travelling from here to Taihuai Village by bus will need an hour or so. Taking a bus from Taiyuan to Taihuai Village will cost around 70 Yuan and takes 5 hours. There are other direct bus services to Taihuai Village from other cities. Compulsory […]

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About Mount Wutai

About Mount Wutai

Mount Wutai is located to the northeast of the Wutai County, which is situated at Xinzhou in Shanxi Province. It is one of the four famous Buddhist Mountains in China and said to be the Taoist rites of Manjusri. Mount Wutai stands on the roof of northern China and covers a total area of 2,837 […]

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Sacred site sets sights on mountain airport

Sacred site sets sights on mountain airport

Authorities in North China’s Shanxi province will build an airport at Wutai Mountain to facilitate Buddhists and tourists visiting one of China’s most important Buddhist mountains. Construction of the airport will start in June and is expected to finish in December 2012, said Zhang Zhongyuan, general office director of the airport construction headquarters. Located in […]

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Mt Wutai: A Spot for Spiritual Solace

Mt Wutai: A Spot for Spiritual Solace

Mount Wutai is not for casual tourists who are willing to spend just a few hours there before rushing to the next county for more photo opportunities. Mount Wutai is not for casual tourists who are willing to spend just a few hours there before rushing to the next county for more photo opportunities. The […]

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World Heritage: Mt Wutai

World Heritage: Mt Wutai

By GRAHAM SIMMONS Mt Wutai humbles with its powerful presence. It’s a rare honour to visit central China, a living storehouse of Sung Dynasty Buddhist architecture, and so upon hearing that we would be visiting China’s “Holy of Holies”, the sacred Mt Wutai (or Wutaishan), I felt humbled at being so privileged. For hundreds of […]

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Mount Wutai -- Sacred to Buddhists

Mount Wutai — Sacred to Buddhists

Mount Wutai is located in Wutai County in Shanxi Province, about 120 kilometers north of the city of Taiyuan. It consists of five platform-shaped peaks, of which, the highest, at 3,058 meters above sea level, is called the “roof of North China.” The weather here is cold and the peaks are snowcapped all year round. […]

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