As his train passed through a canyon shrouded by clouds, Yin Zichun felt it worthwhile to visit Mount Huangshan. He had watched a video of it with millions of likes on the Douyin app.
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Mayor of Huangshan City Kong Xiaohong addressed a tourism promotion event featuring China’s Mount Huangshan at the UN headquarters in New York, on May 3.
Lotus Peak, the highest peak in Huangshan Scenic Area, is to reopen to tourists Wednesday after closing for five years, according to the Huangshan Mountain administration committee.
China’s Huangshan, also known as Yellow Mountain, one of China’s major tourist destination, is trying to promote itself into international market with a promotion event held in Berlin.
In order to facilitate his work, Hu has learned a great deal about meteorology, insectology and botany on his own over the years. The first guardian was appointed to guard the Greeting Pine in 1981.
Source: China’s ancient tree guardian
Scenery of Huangshan, a UNESCO World Heritage site in Anhui province, China. INQUIRER.net stock photo One man from China has caught the admiration of…
They call it “a new type of village landscape: one where architecture becomes nature, and nature dissolves into architecture.”
I have long been mad for MAD Architects, who made their name outside of China with the shapely Absolute condos they built in Mississauga, Ontario but have been working everywhere since. They recently completed Huangshan Mountain Village in Huangshan National Park in China. It’s a UNESCO World Heritage Site, up there with the Great Barrier Reef — a site of “superlative natural phenomena or areas of exceptional natural beauty and aesthetic importance.” It also has cultural value and is a natural habitat.\
UNESCO world heritage sites usually have to be preserved intact or risk losing their designation. So how did an apartment complex, as beautiful as it is, come to be placed in it? According to MAD, via ArchDaily,
Thousands of hiking enthusiasts gathered at Huangshan Mountain, a UNESCO World Heritage site in east China’s Anhui province to attend the 13th International Mountaineering Festival on Sunday while appreciating the mountain’s incredibly enthralling views.
As one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country that can attract up to 50,000 visitors a day, Huangshan holds this year’s mountaineering festival, calling for participants from both home and abroad in an effort to encourage the development of recreational sports and national fitness.
Both the 5-kilometer and 10-kilometer routes start from the Huangshan Scenic Area North Gate, and will pass the mountain’s main scenic spots, allowing hikers to fully enjoy picturesque natural landscapes.
‘Four Wonders of Huangshan’
The marvelous Huangshan Mountain is famed for its four unique scenes: Peculiarly-shaped granite rocks, ancient pines, mystical seas of clouds touching the mountainsides, and hot springs.