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Wutaishan consists of 5 mountain plateaus and is home to beautiful, ancient temples dating back to the Tang dynasty. It took us 5 days to tour a huge portion of Wutaishan including each of the 5 plateaus. Despite this , there are still places that...More
I thought this is a critical information for travellers planning a trip to visit the five paeks, which i cant seem to find earlier. My driver we booked from Datong told us the private car access to the five peaks were stopped by local management...More
Crowded, commercialized and Disneyfied and the traffic was like Beijing stop and crawl. To top it all I was bitten by one of the dogs which were roaming PuTao temple barking at visitors. (a non skin penetrating nip to be honest) but still very disturbing...More
Many large ,some beautiful, temples requiring various entrance fees. Area was very crowded with pilgrims as well as curious tourists. Temple conditions vary from totally run down to very beautiful. Many were built by converted Emperors centuries ago...
So many good reviews have already been written about this place so I will just write something different. The temple here is the base for Manjusri Buddha (Wen Shu Pussa, in Chinese) so the buddhism here is a cross between Mahayana and Tibetan Buddhism. As...More
As we entered the region, the entrance fee was 145 yuan and there was no bus ticket included. We had a room in Taihuai and only on a half day time so we saw all the temples which you could see in walking distance (about...More
We were invited by Buddhist mater while visiting him Nepal. We have organize his trip to Lumbini( Birthday place of Lord Budhha). When we in Mount Wutai shan we feel really honor to here and visited each and every places of Buddha and Monjusri. Its...More
You can reach Wutai from Beijing by bus, that departs from Liuliqiao bus station. Wutai mountain is an amazing place. BUT here are some useful tips for foreign travelers because it is highly unlikely that you will meet more then 1 or 2 foreigners in...More
There are five terraced peaks to this mountain, hence the name.
To reach those peaks you can do long and arduous trekking, or you can simply take a government ruled vehicle chartered to do all five peaks in a day trip. You buy an individual...More
When are you traveling there? I will be there in September 2016 and just started researching the place. Best advice I can give is to go to the Lonely Planet guidebook site and buy the chapter from their China Travel... More
When are you traveling there? I will be there in September 2016 and just started researching the place. Best advice I can give is to go to the Lonely Planet guidebook site and buy the chapter from their China Travel guide.
I was able to find flights online from Beijing..