Mountain in Heng Shan

Heng Shan

Heng Shan

Seventy-two peaks spanning 400km comprise the Heng Shan range, but most visitors focus on Zhurong Peak, rising 1290m above sea level.The lung- and knee-busting 13km ascent up winding paths, steep staircases and,...

Taoist in Heng Shan

Nanyue Temple

This huge Taoist and Buddhist temple dates from the Tang dynasty and was moved from Heng Shan summit to its foot in the Sui dynasty and then rebuilt many times, most recently in the Qing dynasty. Each carved...

Buddhist Temple in Heng Shan

Zhusheng Temple

A 10-minute walk east of Nanyue Temple, this Buddhist temple with an attractive stone-carved entrance dates as far back as the Tang dynasty. Outside, on Dong Jie, you can watch carpenters making wooden Buddha...