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Mao Mountain and Taoism

07-14-2010 15:10 BJT

Mao Mountain and Taoism 

Mao Mountain and Taoism 

Mao Mountain belongs to national 4A tourits region, one of the Chinese top ten scenic spots of taosim. The prime peak of Mao Mountain is 307 meters, the shape of which is like a Chinese character “?”. Mao Mountain is well-known for its straight peaks, mysterious caves, running springs, distincitve stones and ancient trees. The Maoshan Taosim Temple is the birthplace of the Qing Faction of Taoism and is also one of the national key open temples. It was initially bulit 2,000 years ago in the West Han Dynasty and regarded as “the Eight Sight” and “the First Holly Land” by Taoists. If you are interested in Taosim, you can not miss this spot.

Also, Mao Mountain is one of the well-known Anti-Japanese Base Areas. The revolutionists Chen Yi and Su Yu led soldiers and engaged in wars here. The former presdient Jiang Zeming wrote the name for Mao Maoutain Memorial Hall of New Forth Army, in which a total of 1,400 articles and relices and over 2,000 pictures are on exhibitons. Come here, you will appreciate the mien of Chinese soldiers.

Editor:Zheng Limin |Source: www.zhenjiang.gov.cn

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