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Baohua Mountain

07-14-2010 15:18 BJT

Baohua Mountain 

Baohua Mountain 

Baohua Mountain is located in the north of Ju Rong, 32 kilometers from downtown Zhenjiang. The highest peak of Baohua Mountain is 437.2 meters. It owns 36 ridges and peaks, which looks like 36 lotus peals, while the temple sits well in the middle of this lotus. Baohua Mountain was also titled for National Forest Park, the forest coverage reaches 92%.

Baohua Mountain is well-known by its green trees, graceful peaks, deep caves and curling mist and clouds. Baohua magnolia, a prehistoric living fossil, grows only here. Furthermore, Baohua Temple of Baohua Mountain played a very important role in the Buddhism history of China. Rongchang Temple has 1,500-year history and is the highest institute of learning Buddhism, so it is called “the First Mountain of Vinaya”.

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

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