Located at the border of Hunan and Guizhou Provinces, Fanjing Mountain, at an elevation of 2,572 meters, was listed as a World Heritage by UNESCO On July 2nd, 2018.
It has over 8,000 stone steps from the foot to the summit called ‘New Golden Summit’, which is fabulous for the sea of cloud and mist. Along the way, you can fully appreciate the strange rock formations like Mushroom Stone standing ten meters high.
Besides, Fanjingshan is a sacred Buddhist site, and many Buddhist believe that Fanjingshan is the dwelling on the earth of Maitreya Buddha, Buddha of the Future. Now the two temples sitting atop the New Golden Summit are the significant sites for Buddhists to pilgrim around the world.
Most travelers would like to spend one full day exploring this extraordinary holy mountain and cover its famous attractions like Red Cloud Golden Peak, Old Golden Summit, Ten-Thousand Sleeping Buddha, Mushroom Stone, etc.
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