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Travel Guide@Mount Wutai

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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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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Travel Guide@Mount Wutai

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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