Lao Mountain Island
There are many cultural landscapes in Lao Mountain Island. A natural harbor at the south foot of the island was called “Nantang” in the past, which shelters from the cold wind. It was set up when the chiefs Yutonghai and Liaoyongan led the navy to fight against the enemies during the end of the Yuan Dynasty. Shengfei Temple is on the mountainside facing the lake. The construction of this temple was started in the Jin Dynasty, which was used to sacrifice the goddess of controlling the lake. Now there are still many visitors to come to Shengfei Temple praying for safety, quite bustle. Wenfeng Tower was built in the fourth year of Chongzhen reign. It was at the top of the mountain. The tower is built by laying oblong stones and 51 meters high. It is an octagonal building and seven stories pagoda. There are 135 steps in all. There are 802 Buddhist statues and 25 stone tablets in it. When climbing up the tower and looking far into the distance, the watery blue reaching far beyond the horizon and the waters and skies merge into one color. Host birds fly in the sky, which make you feel completely relaxed and joyful.