Wuyi Mountain is at NanPing, a city locates at northwest of Fujian Province, near the JiangXi province. It is famous of its beautiful sightseeing about fantastic streams and unique appearance of Mountains. Here are some of the well-known places of interest:
Nine-bend Stream is the main stream of Wuyi Mountain. The “nine” here in Chinese doesn’t mean number nine. It is mean to describe a lot. Because Wuyi Mountain has thirty-six peaks and ninety-nine rocks, Nine-bend Stream is forced to has many twists and turns, so it got the name. It has a total length of about 10 kilometers and an area of 8.5 square kilometers. The mountains turn river, and the water flows around the mountains, just like a painting world.
The best way of visiting the Nine-bend stream is bamboo raft drifting:
YuNvFeng is one of the typical columnar mountains of Wuyi Mountain. The peak wall has two vertical joints that divide the column into three cuts of increasing height, just like three tall beauties stand together. YuNvFeng is located in the south of Jiuqu Creek. It is named because it looks like a slender girl. Clusters of mountain flowers blossom on the peak, like a girl decorates her hair with garland. The rock face of the peal is so smooth just like a carved jade. When we watch it on a bamboo raft over the stream, it is just a beautiful girl.
As many other famous places in China, YuNvFeng has its own legend story: A long time ago, Wuyi Mountain was a place with terrible flood and full of wild beasts. The people suffered from it and live in an awful life. Later, a brave young man who came from a faraway place named Da Wang led a group of people to carve stones and clear the riverway. He also gathered a group of brave people to cast the beasts out of their homeland. As result, they healed the flood, and made Wuyi Mountain become a good place to live. One day, A goodness named YuNv travelled pass here by the clouds and was fascinated by the beauty of Wuyi Mountain. She fell in love with Da Wang. Unfortunately, the Jade Emperor knew this. The Jade Emperor was furious and ordered the YuNv back to heaven. YuNv refused to comply, and swear she must get marry with Da Wang. Then Jade Emperor used magic to fossilize them and separated them on the two banks of Jiuqu Stream. Since then, they can only look at each other with tears in their eyes but cannot live together.
The Great King Peak
The Great King Peak has 530 meters above sea level. It is magnificent, when look at it far away, just like a giant pillar. At top of the peak , ancient trees are towering, and there are many places of interest such as Tianjian Po, Toulong Cave, Xianhe Rock, and Shengzhen temple.
The tea culture of Wuyi Mountain
Wuyi Mountain is not just famous of its fantastic sightseeing. Its tea is also well-known among China even the worlds. Wuyi Mountain is located in the mountainous area of northern Fujian. It has rich rainy season every year. With a superior geographical climate and high altitude, the tea of Wuyi Mountain can grow fast and good.
An introduction to Wuyi Oolong Rock Tea:
Travel Guide about Wuyi Mountain