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World Heritage Site #705 :: Ancient Building Complex in the Wudang Mountains

World Heritage Site #705 :: Ancient Building Complex in the Wudang Mountains

The palaces and temples which form the nucleus of this group of secular and religious buildings exemplify the architectural and artistic achievements of China’s Yuan, Ming and Qing dynasties. Situated in the scenic valleys and on the slopes of the Wudang mountains in Hubei Province, the site, which was built as an organized complex during […]

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Ancient Building Complex in the Wudang Mountains :: Video

Ancient Building Complex in the Wudang Mountains :: Video

Inscribed in 1994. The palaces and temples which form the nucleus of this group of secular and religious buildings exemplify the architectural and artistic achievements of China’s Yuan, Ming and Qing dynasties. Situated in the scenic valleys and on the slopes of the Wudang mountains in Hubei Province, the site, which was built as an […]

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China to build first Tai Chi theme park

China to build first Tai Chi theme park

China will build a theme park showcasing the traditional martial art form of Tai Chi in Wudang Mountains area, legendary home of the marital art and a Unesco World Heritage Site renowned as a centre of Taoism. Tai Chi is a type of Chinese martial art closely connected with Taoism, a religion developed originally in […]

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Wudang Mountains :: Photo Gallery Set#2

Wudang Mountains :: Photo Gallery Set#2

These photos are courtesy of Insidewudang user in the Flickr.com.

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Wudang Mountain Taoist Music

Wudang Mountain Taoist Music

Wudang Mountain Taoist Templeis a sacred site of Taoism, and even before the Ming Dynasty, was honored as the birthplace of the Great Perfect Warrior Emperor of the Mysterious Northern Heaven. During the Yongle reign of the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), Zhang Sanfeng, a Taoist of the Complete Perfection sect, founded the Wudang Tradition, a new […]

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Wudang Mountain

Wudang Mountain

Wudang Mountain, also called Taihe Mountain or Xianshi Mountain in the past, is located near the city of Danjiangkou, in central Hubei Province. There are 72 peaks, 36 cliffs, 24 gullies, 3 lakes, 9 springs and 10 ponds there. The main peak, Tianzhu Peak, has an altitude of 1,612 m. Wudang Mountain is well vegetated […]

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China's central bank to issue commemorative coins for world heritage site

China’s central bank to issue commemorative coins for world heritage site

The People’s Bank of China, China’s central bank, said Thursday it will issue a set of gold and silver coins dedicated to an ancient building complex in the Wudang Mountains in central China’s Hubei Province this month. In an announcement posted on its website, the central bank said the commemorative series, consisting of one gold […]

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Sight To See :: Golden Hall in Wudang Mountain

Sight To See :: Golden Hall in Wudang Mountain

The Golden Hall in Wudang Mountain lies on the top of the Tianzhu Peak, the highest peak of the mountain. Wudang Mountain, also named Taihe Mountain, is one of the most famous mountains in China. Located in Danjiangkou of Hunan Province, the mountain consists of seventy-two peaks and covers over 400 square kilometers. The highest […]

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