Flower Blooming on a Brush Tip


En route to the North Sea, you will pass this granite formation topped splendidly with a pine tree.

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Nearby Huangshan attractions

1. Refreshing Terrace

0.48 MILES

The vantage point for watching the Huangshan sunrise, five minutes’ walk from Beihai Hotel. Lucky visitors are rewarded with the luminous spectacle of…

2. Huangshan Summit

0.59 MILES

The summit's huge network of connecting trails and walks meander up, down and across several different peaks. More than a few visitors spend several…

3. Flying Rock

0.89 MILES

The Western Steps descent begins at the Flying Rock, a boulder perched on an outcrop half an hour from Beihai Hotel.

4. Huangshan

1.01 MILES

When its granite peaks and twisted pines are wreathed in spectral folds of mist, the idyllic views of Huangshan (黄山; Huángshān) easily nudge it into the…

5. Banshan Temple

1.75 MILES

Located at 800m, this Huangshan temple's name literally means 'Halfway up the Mountain Temple'.

6. Tachuan

13.23 MILES

Tachuan is a favourite with photographers, especially in the early spring, when the rapeseed blooms, and in the autumn, when the leaves of the old-growth…

7. Mukeng Zhuhai

13.57 MILES

A rich and dense forest of feathery bamboo, Mukeng is most famous as the setting for the breathtaking zero-gravity bamboo-top fight scenes in Crouching…

8. Chengzhi Hall

14.89 MILES

Flung up by a salt merchant, the Chengzhi Hall dates from 1855 and has 28 rooms, adorned with fabulous woodcarvings, 2nd-floor balconies and light wells…