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Huashan Mountain, Weinan

(渭南华山景区 wèi nán huà shān jǐng qū)

Huashan Mountain is regarded as the most precipitous one of the Five Great Mountains in China. [Photo/IC]

Huashan Mountain, one of the Five Great Mountains in China, is located in Huayin city, Weinan city, Northwest China's Shaanxi province. The site of 210 natural and cultural scenic spots, it is often referred to as the "root of Chinese civilization".

Huashan Mountain boasts five imposing peaks with sheer precipices and overhanging rocks: the east peak is called the Peak of the Rising Sun which is the best location to view the sunrise; the north peak, the Peak of Cloud Terrace, is famous for having cliffs on its three sides; the west peak is called the peak of the Lotus; in the south, the Peak of Wild Geese is the main peak and also the steepest of Huashan Mountain with an elevation of 2,083 meters; and the Central peak, the Peak of the Jade Maiden, which links the east, west and south peaks. Each presents a unique scene of beauty, surrounded by over 70 minor peaks.

The five peaks are the best places to enjoy the sunrise, morning mist and a sea of clouds. Autumn or early winter is always the best time for those views with optimal temperature and humidity for tourists.

Scenic Spot Level: AAAAA

Ideal Sightseeing Season: Suitable for all seasons

Opening Hours:

The west peak: 7:00 -- 19:00 during the peak season (March 1 to Nov 30)

8: 30 -- 17: 00 during the low season (Dec 1 to the last day of February)

The north peak: 7:00 -- 19:00 during the peak season

9:00 -- 17:00 during the low season

Ticket Price: 160 yuan ($23) during the peak season

100 yuan during the low season

Free Tickets:

① Children below 7 and children below 1.2 meters;

② Active servicemen (including retired army officers), disabled persons, religious workers, those aged 65 or above with valid certificate;

Half Price:

① Minors aged 6 to 18, including teenagers from Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan;

② Full-time university bachelor or junior degrees with registered student ID card.

Address: Huayin city, Weinan city, Shaanxi province

Website: http://www.chinahuashan.com/front/index.htm(Chinese)

 http://www.chinahuashan.com/front/index.htm?lang=en (English)

Online Booking: http://www.chinahuashan.com/front/reserveCenter.htm

Note:

1. Wear comfortable clothes when climbing the mountains.

2. Visitors should have good endurance and strength, and eat some high-calorie food, because climbing the mountains is extremely exhausting.

3. Take enough water with you.

4. Smoking is forbidden in the mountains.

5. Ensure safety first.

Huashan Mountain figures prominently in late martial arts novelist Louis Cha Leung-yung (1924-2018)’s books, such as The Legendary SwordsmanandLegends of the Condor Heroes.[Photo/IC]
Tourists walk on a plank road built on the cliff at Huashan Mountain in Huayin, Northwest China's Shaanxi province, July 14, 2017. [Photo/Xinhua]

Last Updated: Dec 17, 2018

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