This jaw-dropping spire is called Red Clouds Golden Summit and sits on a ridge on Mount Fanjing, or Fanjingshan – an other-worldly Unesco World Heritage Site – in China’s Wuling mountain range.
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THE world’s most remote temples force devout worshippers to conquer 9,000 steps to pray at a head-spinning 7,500ft-high summit. After scaling the peak of sacred Mount Fanjing, they’ll see two small ancient Buddhist temples – incredibly perched on a dangerous, rocky top.
You’d have to climb nearly 9,000 steps to reach these temples in the sky. Could you do it?
On a tall spire atop the highest peak in the Wuling Mountains sit a pair of Buddhist temples, separated by a narrow gorge.
Source: A Photo Visit to Mount Fanjing
Fanjingshan, or Mount Fanjing, located in Tongren City, southwest China, is an ideal home for many plants and animal species.
Mount Fanjingshan, a natural habitat for a number of rare plants and animal species in Guizhou province, has joined 12 other locations in China on UNESCO’s World Heritage list.