Mountain traders using the power of going viral; China Daily

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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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16 Must-Visit Destinations in Asia Pacific; Matthew Bonsons; That’s Magazine

Something for every kind of traveler.

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30 most beautiful mountains in the world; Atlas & Boots

The most beautiful mountains in the world have captivated climbers for centuries. Here, Atlas & Boots examines their raw and lethal appeal.

Source: 30 most beautiful mountains in the world | Atlas & Boots

Huangshan mayor promotes tourism at UN headquarters; China Daily

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.

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Mt. Huang brimming with spectacular vista; Li Yan; ECNS

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Clouds roll across Mount Huang; Li Yan; ECNS

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Huangshan Mountain’s highest peak to reopen to tourists after 5 yrs; Gu Liping; Xinhua

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.

Source: Huangshan Mountain’s highest peak to reopen to tourists after 5 yrs

China’s Mount Huangshan promotes tourism in Germany; Xinhua

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.

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Mount Huangshan in sea of clouds; Li Yan; ECNS

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Snow scenery of Huangshan in east China’s Anhui; Yang Yi; Xinhua

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China’s ancient tree guardian; Mo Hong’e; Xinhua

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

Mount Huangshan in autumn beauty; ECNS

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Twenty-four new sites join UNESCO’s World Network of Biosphere Reserves; Green Living Guy

Source: Twenty-four new sites join UNESCO’s World Network of Biosphere Reserves – Electric Car Design Consultants, Green Living Expert, Guru

Man carries sick wife on his back so they can travel the world together; forimmediaterelease.net

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…

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MAD Architects build mountain village in UNESCO World Heritage Site; Lloyd Alter; Tree Hugger

China – Mount Huangshan

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,

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Closer encounter with nature at Huangshan International Mountaineering Festival; China Daily

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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.

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8 Places That Prove Why China Is The Next Hot Destination For Honeymooning Couples; Devanshi Mody; Verve Magazine

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China is a mélange of UNESCO sites, offering an assortment of exotic escapes into pristine havens

People go to China on business; if adventurous, to see the Forbidden City. But were I to go on a honeymoon I’d consider China. China, among the world’s four oldest river valley civilisations, is a mélange of UNESCO sites, offering an assortment of exotic escapes into pristine havens serene and stunning. We tell you 8 places that will augment your conjugal bliss and give you a lifetime of memories to look back upon, as you link your arm with your partner’s and explore the country.

Beijing is a city of legends, fierce about its immense heritage, majestic in its ambition and incarnate in its monumental imperial plethora. Only, in China, a city isn’t a city but a palace (the Forbidden City is a palace complex of almost 1,000 buildings spanning 180 acres).

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