other mountains under heaven can surpass Mount.Lushan,"The
magnificent mountain rises upright out of the lakes and rivers.
in the north of Jiangxi Province, at 115°„52'-116°„08E'29°„26-29°„41'N,
it occupies an area of 302 square Kilometers, The Great Hang Yang
Peak, the highest peak of the mountain, is 1,474 meters high(above
On December 6,1996, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and
Cultural' Landscape in the World Heritage List and gave the following
remarks; "with its peculiar style in historic remains, which
is melted with remarkable natural beauty, Mt Lushan has formed a highly-
aesthetically-valued cultural view closely relevant to the sprit of
the Chinese people and their cultural life"
The mountain boasts in its mighty peaks. Roaring waterfalls. Mysterious
cloudsand mists. Philosophical religions. An ancient academy, numerous
remains of ice age and many western-styled villas. It was among the
first Key Scenic Districts of China and was one of the districts bestowed
the titles "forty Best Scenic Districts of China" National
Exemplary Q-villized, scenic and Historic Interest District",
"National Geopark of China", "AAAA-rated Tourism District"