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Author: travellinglight    Time: 2012-1-6 13:44:01     Title: [Jiangxi] Mt. Lushan: Paradise on earth (Scenic spots 1)

Flower Path

  The eternal poetic masterpiece of Tang Dynasty famous poet Bai Juyi" the fragrance in the human world has withered in Aprils, while flowers in the mountain are in full bloom " describes the scenery here. All kinds of rare flowers are diaplayed to tourists. By the Violin-like lake , the scenery here is breathtaking.

The Brocade Valley

  In this deep and sudden valley, flowers are always in full bloom ,which are so brilliant that people call them brocade. The monk "huiyuan"gathered medicinal herbs in this valley far the Jin Dynasty according to legend. Here, we have overline bridge, head-like stone, and beautiful peaks.

The Immortal's Cavern

  The carven is like a forward stretching hand. The cavern has shrines for idols or ancestral tablets, clear spring, and there are old monarch's halls cavern the hole, Toad stone, Imperial Tablet Pavilion, and clubmoss . This hole gains the name because Lu Tung-pin practiced austerities here and became immortal according to legend.

The Grand heavenly pool

  Tianchi Temple stands here. It was originally known as" Huguo Temple". The Temple was built by an emperor who started Mimg Dynasty . In Song Dynasty people renamed it as "Tianchi" . Here tourists can see "wenshu" platform , old nurse's shrine, Tianchi Tower , Traces, "yuanfu" temple ,etc. And it is the best place to view a sea of clouds and " Buddhism light".

The Dragonhead Cliff

  Besides a craggy cliff, it springs up some thousand feet out of the ground, rearing in the sky like a dragon head. Standing at the top, one can enjoy a bird's eye view of the millions of steep wall-like stones and hear the surfing of wind in the pine forest mingled with roaring of the waterfalls in the Stone Gate Ravine.

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