Mount Qingcheng

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UNESCO World Heritage Site
Mount Qingcheng and the Dujiangyan Irrigation System
Name as inscribed on the World Heritage List
A Taoist temple at Mount Qingcheng
Location Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg China
Type Cultural
Criteria ii, iv, vi
Reference 1001
UNESCO region Asia-Pacific
Inscription history
Inscription 2000 (24th Session)
UNESCO World Heritage Site
Sichuan Giant Panda Sanctuaries
Name as inscribed on the World Heritage List
Chengdu-pandas-d10.jpg
Location Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg China
Type Natural
Criteria x
Reference 1213
UNESCO region Asia-Pacific
Inscription history
Inscription 2006 (30th Session)

Mount Qingcheng (Chinese: 青城山; pinyin: Qīngchéng Shān) is a mountain in Dujiangyan, Sichuan, China. It is amongst the most important centres of Taoism (Daoism) in China. In Taoist mythology, it was the site of the Yellow Emperor's studies with Ning Fengzi. As a centre of the Daoist religion it became host to many temples. The mountain has 36 peaks. It is home to Dujiangyan Giant Panda Center.[1][2]

Laojun Tower

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  1. ^ Nan, Shun-xun; Foit-Albert, Beverly. China's Sacred Sites. Himalayan Institute Press. p. 160. ISBN 9780893892623. 
  2. ^ Hargett, James M. Stairway to Heaven: A Journey to the Summit of Mount Emei. SUNY Press. p. 54. ISBN 9780791482186. 

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Coordinates: 30°54′00″N 103°34′59″E / 30.900°N 103.583°E / 30.900; 103.583