White Clouds Mountain

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Guangzhou White Clouds Mountain

Guangzhou White Clouds Mountain

White Clouds Mountain is a famous mountain in South China. It is honored to be the first scenery of Goat City and the first mountain of Southern Yue since ancient times due to its magnificence and loftiness. It is made up of 30 peaks with the major peak of Mo Xing Ling whose altitude is 382 meters. Clouds will wreathe the summit of the mountain whenever the sky clears after the rain or in the late springtime. The mountain is hence called Baiyun Mountain.

White Clouds Mountain is a famous mountain in South China. It is honored to be the first scenery of Goat City and the first mountain of Southern Yue since ancient times due to its magnificence and loftiness. It is made up of 30 peaks with the major peak of Mo Xing Ling whose altitude is 382 meters. Clouds will wreathe the summit of the mountain whenever the sky clears after the rain or in the late springtime. The mountain is hence called Baiyun Mountain.

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The mountain range is full grandeur with majestic peaks and crisscrossed valleys. There remained the ancient site of mountain Stream Pu that is said to be the residence of Zheng Anqi of the Qing Dynasty when he secluded himself there. There is a Jiu Long Quan (Nine-dragon Spring), with a history of more than 2,000 years, which is said to be discovered in the Qing Dynasty. There is also the tomb of Zhang Erqiao, a singer in the Ming Dynasty, which is called Baihua Mound; a stele with the vivid Chinese charater of "Hu"(tiger) inscribed by Liu Yongfu, a general of Hei Qi Jun (Black Banner Army) in the Qing Dynasty; and the scenic spots of Dripping Rock, Baiyun Mountain Scenery in the Dawn, Baiyun Mountain Scenery in the Dusk, the First Peak on earth, Peal Tower, Shuiyue Pavilion and so on. Travelers can appreciate the overall splendid landscape of Guangzhou and especially the beautiful jade-belt-liked Zhoujiang River when standing at the spot of Baiyun Mountain Scenery in the Dusk, leaning against the railings and staring as far as they can.

White Clouds Mountain is a famous historic attraction in Guangzhou, with lots of splendid scenery and places of interest, elected as the historical and new Eight Attractions of Guangzhou. The whole scenic spot consists of seven tourist spots: Pearl Tower Tourist Spot, Mo Xing Ling Tourist Spot, Ming Chun Valley Tourist Spot, San Tai Ling Tourist Spot, Luhu Lake Tourist Spot, Fei E Ling Tourist Spot and He Yi Ling Tourist Spot. Travelers can appreciate the natural scenes but also go grassing, take slideway, and enjoy bungee there.

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How to Get There?

You can take Subway Line 1, and get off at Nong Jiang Suo Station from Exit C. Or, you can take Bus 864, Bus 76 a, or Bus 76, and get off at Guangzhou Gymnasium Station. Then they can walk for about 2100 meters to Baiyun Mountain.

Ticket Price:

5 Yuan

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The best time to visit: September to November is most suitable time to climb the mountain because of the fine weather and moderate temperature. Attention: Travelers can take the environment-protection trolleybuses up to the mountain. At present, there are four lines (six sections) available. The line of Northern Mountain, which starts from the North Gate, passing the Pearl Tower and arrives at the Peak Park, is the most expensive, charging RMB 24 each person. The line from the South Gate to the Peak Park passing the Neng Ren Temple costs RMB 20 each person. And the line from the Peak Park to the Mo Xing Ling charges RMB 10 per person.


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posted by "Mission" at 2010-11-10 9:54:00

This is regarded as the public square for the local people in Guangzhou. Many older people do exercises here, such as kicking shuttlecock and dancing. You should taste the Shanshui beancurd jelly. Oh there you can go bungee jumping.

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posted by "tokyokyoto" at 2010-11-10 9:48:00

White Cloud Mountain is the natural oxygen bar of Guangzhou City. Transportation is conveninet. From the south you can drive from Lihu Lake to Shanding (Mountain Top) Park, from the west there are buses to Huangpo Cave and Shanbei (West Mountain) Park, on the southeast is the south gate of White Cloud Mountain, and on the east, there is the beautiful scenery of Meihuayuan (plum blossom garden) avenue.

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posted by "love koichi" at 2008-7-27 5:07:00

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