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Wuyishan

Mountain of WuyishanWuyishan lies 15 kilometers (9.3 miles) south of Wuyishan City (formerly Chong'an County). It entered the World Cultural and Natural Heritage List in 1999. This world heritage site has an area of 999.75 square kilometres within an additional buffer zone of 278.88 km2. The mountain contains a perfect diversity conservation characterized by a complete species of plants, wild animals in an intact natural environment. It also has the historical ruins of the Western Han Dynasty (206BC-24AD). Charms of the Mount. Wuyi are much more beyond that mentioned above.

As a historical site, Wuyishan has the boat-shaped hanging coffins which said to be the earliest cliff hanging coffins among extant ones. The ancient Han relics display the ups and downs of more than 2,300 years. 426 pieces of cliffside inscriptions ranging from the Song (960-1279) to the Qing (1644-1911) dynasties are precious cultural treasures. Wuyi Rock Tea and techniques of making bohea constitute its unique tea culture.

Wuyishan also inherits the gifts from the nature. The Nine Bend Brook and the spectacular peeks and rock set each other off excellently. It is a natural arboretum boasting the most typical, largest and intact subtropical protophyte ecosystem in the same latitudes around the world. Apart from a large and complete conversation of plant and animal species, the mountain has the spectacular Danxia landscape, either, which could be well admired by drifting along the meandering Nine Bend Brook.

 

Wuyishan Tour

In additon to enjoy the beautiful scenery around Wuyishan, during the trip, tourists could also get a deep understanding about the ancient local custom and the unique tea culture.