Mount Qiyun

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Mount Qiyun
Qiyun Shan temple.JPG
A Taoist temple on the mountain
Elevation 585 m (1,919 ft)
Location
Location Xiuning County, Anhui Province, China

Mount Qiyun, (simplified Chinese: 齐云山; traditional Chinese: 齊雲山; pinyin: Qíyūn Shān; literally: "Cloud-High Mountain") is a mountain and national park located in Xiuning County in Anhui Province, China. It lies some 33 kilometres (21 mi) to the west of Huangshan City and is known as one of the Four Sacred Mountains of Taoism. Noted for its numerous inscriptions and tablets, as well as monasteries and temples, the highest point of the mountain rises to 585 metres (1,919 ft).

Culture[edit]

Through Chinese history, Chinese poets and writers including Li Bai, Tang Yin and Yu Dafu have visited Mount Qiyun either to compose poetry or to leave an inscription.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Qiyun Mountain". September 28, 2005. Retrieved March 10, 2011. 

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Coordinates: 29°48′30″N 118°01′59″E / 29.8083°N 118.033°E / 29.8083; 118.033