Mt. Weibao in Weishan

Last updated by chinatravel at 2014/5/3

Mt. Weibaoshan in Weishan,with the main mountain of 2509 meters ranges about ten li in the shape of a lion overlooking at the county. Since the Tang dynasty, people have begun building Taoist temples and prevailed in the Ming and Qing dynasty. By the end of the Qing dynasty, the mountain was bestrewn Taoist temples. Therefore, Mt. Weibao is a famous mountain special for Taoism. It is also one of the four well-known Taoist mountains in China. Moreover, it is the cradle land of the Nanzhao culture, and still preserves many famous historical sites. In addition, there are some Buddhism temples such as Kwan-yin Temple and Manna Kiosk.

The vegetation of Mt. Weibaoshan is kept perfectly. From the mountainside to the mountaintop it was covered with flourishing pine trees and cypress trees, and all kinds of broadleaf, some of which are age-old and famous trees. For example, the archaic camellia in front of Linggong Temple is the heritage of the Ming and Qing dynasty. It is 15 meter high and 28 centimeter wide. After 300 years, it is still tall and straight, maintaining an elegant and graceful carriage. In February, it blossoms flourishingly. It is pleasant to walk on the Mt. Weibaoshan.

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Location:

In the Weishan County in Dali.

How to Get There?

Take the bus from Xiaguan to the Weishan county seat, and then take another bus to Mt. Weibaoshan. It costs about 16 yuan.

Ticket Price:

60 yuan

Opening Hours:

More Tips:

From the first to the fifteen day of the second month in the lunar calendar, there is a annually traditional temple fair on the Mt. Weibaoshan, attracting hundreds of thousands of tourists from all over the world. The best time to visit Mt. Weibaoshan is during this period.


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