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You will feel suddenly being transferred from a hot summer to a severe winter with the snow-white Kunlun surrounding you magnificently. Mt.Kunlun is not only famous for its grandeur but also the color jade it produces, and the jade is called Kunlun Jade. Among the snow and the grassland, rare animals are leaping and skipping, presenting a beautiful picture of nature. |
Mt.Kunlun Tour to Search for Taoist Origins, which has just been opened for a few years, receives a warm welcome among Taoism followers and they go to worship origins and cultivate themselves one after another. Mt.Kunlun can be seen on the left side of this image of part of China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, on the southern rim of the Taklamakan desert in the Tarim Basin.The terrain on the right half of the image changes considerably, sloping downward and becoming less mountainous.The radar accentuates the contours of the land around the Yarkand River as it flows northwards, down from the Kunlun Mountains.
Mt.Kunlun lies in Qinghai Provicne, is 1,200 kilometers long, 60 to120 kilometers wide and 5,500 meters on the average above sea level. The altitude of the highest peak reaches 6,860 meters. The Kunlun mountain pass is 160 kilometers to the south of Glommed, and the altitude rises from 2,800 meters to 4,700 meters abruptly and the temperature and air pressure drop accordingly.
History and Culture
Mt.Kunlun lies in Qinghai Province, is 1,200 kilometers long, 60 to120 kilometers wide and 5,500 meters on the average above sea level. The altitude of the highest peak reaches 6,860 meters. What's more, the traditional and very popular Lantern Festival and Chrysanthemum Show are also held here every year, which greatly highlights the cultural significance and importance of this beautiful and very impressive scenic spot. There's no doubt that visitor's will be struck with this very memorable place in ancient times. Many fairy tales have something to do with Kunlun Mountain, such as Change (the goddess of the moon), Xi You Jib (Pilgrim to the West), and indaba She Zhan
The mountains inside Qinghai all belong to the Kunlun Mountain Range, which used to be respected as the origin of all mountains or the mountain of dragon in ancient times. Many fairy tales have something to do with Kunlun Mountain, such as Change (the goddess of the moon), Xi You Jib (Pilgrim to the West), and Bay She Zhan (Legend of the White Snake).
Mt.Kunlun runs eastwards along the northern part of the Tibetan plateau to form the border range of northern Tibet. It stretches along the southern edge of what is now called the Taoism Basin.
Admission fee: 80RMB/person
Opening Hours :Whole day
Traffic :Can be reached by buses from the city.
DCT Tips :Recommended time for a visit: two hours.