Huangshan

Huangshan

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Huangshan

Introduction: IntroductionThe original name of Huangshan is Yishan which means black because its crag is ver..

Tickets:Huangshan Fee and Opening HoursFull fare: normal ticket price: 201yuan per person in rush seas..

Travel Tips:Tips1. For biological protection, peaks in Mt. Huangshan may be closed down from time to time..

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Huangshan Introduction

Introduction
The original name of Huangshan is Yishan which means black because its crag is very high and it is black in color. It is said that Emperor Huang made pills immortality there. As Tang Xuanzong believed in Taoism, he renamed it as Huangshan in the 6th year of his reign (June 17th, 747). According to geology data, Huangshan used to be sea 400 million years ago, and it turned into land 200 million years ago. After millions of years’ geological movements, it become a great and mysterious sight which is known as “the most grotesque mountain of the world”. Its major features are as follows: first, the view is great. There are over 800 namable sights in the scenic area. Seventy-seven mountains’ heights are above 1000 meters, among which 36 large mountains and 36 small mountains have names. The heights of the 3 major mountains are above 1800 meters with their distinct feature: Lotus is magnificent, Brightness Top is high and Celestial Capital is steep. Odd-shaped pines, grotesque rocks, seas of clouds, hot springs and snow are the five wonders of Mt Huang. Odd-shaped pines: “some of them are several meters in height while some of them are o­nly less than o­ne meter, and they grow under the rocks instead of the earth.” There are over 100 famous pines, 32 of which are listed in the world heritage list. Grotesque rocks: there are over 120 namable sites of such rocks which are interesting and extremely wonderful. They form a contrast with odd-shaped pines and look very magnificent. “The view of Mt Huang is the top of the world, and its top view is the grotesque rocks.” Seas of clouds are the magician of Huangshan. They add livingness to Huangshan. “It is believed that the clouds are the sea, but the sea is not the clouds.”There are carbonates in the hot spring water which can be bathed and drank. The temperature of the water stays at 42℃ all year round.
“The Five Sacred Mountain cannot compared to Mt Huang as they do not have hot springs.” It is agreed by the tourists that snow is a wonder in Mt Huang. In winter, Huangshan is like a crystal palace. o­n Oct, 1993 when premier Zhu Rongji inspected Huangshan, he pointed out that snow added more beauty to Huangshan which itself is beautiful by nature. Second, there are abundant plants and animals in Mt Huang. Known as the plant and animal’s treasure-house of East China, there are 1085 types of plants belonging to 826 genus and 222 families. Huangshan pine, Huangshan azalea, yew and hemlock are the main plants. The plants coverage is 93% while the forest coverage is 84.7%. There are various kinds of rare animals which community is complete and the ecosystem is balanced.There are 297 kinds of amniote vertebrate, over 30 kinds of first, second or third grade protected animals of our country. Bobtail monkey, elk, lesser civetcat, serow, spotted deer, giant salamander, silver pheasant, octave-tone bird, red-billed leiothrix are the main animals. The third is its great cultural element. Huangshan locates in ancient Huizhou District which has a long history. Now Huizhou District has over 200 petroglyphs, nearly 100 ancient paths, ancient bridges, ancient temples and ancient pavilions in total; there are over 20 thousand poems written in praise of Huangshan and countless calligraphies, paintings and photos o­n Huangshan. At the end of Ming Dynasty and the beginning of Qing dynasty, Jianjiang, Shitao, Meiqing and some other people got inspired from the nature and created “Huangshan school of painting” which lasts for centuries. The video about Huangshan taken these years and shown in many countries and regions, tour guide books, maps, album of drawings, photos, postcards, stamps and papers are also important parts of Huangshan culture.

Huangshan Features

Highlight
Odd-shaped pines, grotesque rocks, seas of clouds, hot springs and snow are the five wonders of Mt Huang. Odd-shaped pines: “some of them are several meters in height while some of them are o­nly less than o­ne meter, and they grow under the rocks instead of the earth.” There are over 100 famous pines, 32 of which are listed in the world heritage list. Grotesque rocks: there are over 120 namable sites of such rocks which are interesting and extremely wonderful. They form a contrast with odd-shaped pines and look very magnificent. “The view of Mt Huang is top of the world, and its top view is the grotesque rocks.” Seas of clouds are the magician of Huangshan. They add livingness to Huangshan. “It is believed that the clouds are the sea, not believe that the sea is the clouds.” There are carbonates in the hot spring water which can be bathed and drank. The temperature of the water stays at 42℃ all year round. “The Five Sacred Mountain cannot compared to Mt Huang as they do not have hot springs.” It is agreed by the tourists that snow is a wonder in Mt Huang. In winter, Huangshan is like a crystal palace.

Huangshan Tickets

Huangshan Fee and Opening Hours
Full fare: normal ticket price: 201yuan per person in rush season (March 1st to Nov 30th), 121yuan per person in low season (Oct 1st to Feb 29th). 
Half-price fare:  students, military personnels, disabled, senior citezens over 60 and retired cadres of the military could purchase these tickets with the card.
Free fare: Some people do not have to buy tickets according the the rule. Children under 1.1 meters height.
Ropeway Ticket:
There are three ropeways in Huangshan: namely Yungu Ropeway, Yuping Ropeway and Taiping Ropeway. Money is charged for every single line.
Yungu Ropeway, Yuping Ropeway:
Adults: ¥80 per person in rush season and ¥65 per person in low season.
Opening hours: all day long

Huangshan Transporation

Traffic
Airline: Huangshan Airport locates in Longfu, Tunxi District.It is o­nly 7 kilometers from the center of the city. The airport is the grade-one airport which can hold medium sized passenger planes such as Boeing 737 and MD 90. It is equipped with a complete set of telecommunication system and 24-hour conducting system. Passengers could commute to the downtown area by regular bus of the airport (5 yuan) or by taxi( ¥15). There are ticket offices in Huashan Road( Tunxi District),Jin Christianity Church and Huangshan International Hotel. Now there are flight courses to Beijing, Guangzhou, Shanghai, Hefei, Tianjin, Haikou, Shenzhen, Fuzhou, Hangzhou, Wuhan, Xi’an, Guilin, Kunming, Xiamen, Zhuhai, Hongkong, Macao and etc.

Railway: Anhui-Jiangxi railway passes through Huangshan city, and it can lead to Beijing, Shanghai, Qingdao, Nanjing, Hefei, Jingdezhen, Nanchang, Xiamen, Yingtan, Fuzhou and etc. Tourists could enter Huangshan from the south Huangshan Gate and get off at Tunxi. Those who enter Huangshan from the north could first go to Wuhu or Nanjing,and then get to Huangshan by train. Huangshan Railway Station locates in North Road of Qianyuan, Tunxi District, there is a train goes directly to the foot of Huangshan(Tangkou). The train leaves every 5 minutes and arrives there after more than an hour. The fare is less than ¥20.

Road: Tourists could get to Huangshan by bus conveniently. It connects Shanghai, Hangzhou, Nanjing, Hefei, Jiuhua Mountain, Jingdezhen by national highway. Huihang Highway under construction will be completed in 2004, and now Zhejiang Part has already been finished. It helps shorten the time taken from Huangshan to Hangzhou to 4 hours. Hefei-Tongling-Jiuhua-Huangshan Highway, Huangshan-Jingdezhen Highway. Around Huangshan Highway have also been finished, and they will all become the future hinge of Huangsha’s transportation.
Huangshan Bus Station is o­n the Huangshan East Road near the railway station, 8-10 minutes’ walk from the railway station. It is also very convenient to get there by tricycle. There are buses to Shanghai at the station. It takes about 8 to 9 hours to get there.

Bus: The bus stop of Huangshan scenic spot locates in Tangkou Town o­n 205 national highway. It is 64 kilometres from Huangshan(Tunxi) bus station. It takes over an hour to get there with a ticket of ¥13. You have to take medium-sized bus with a ticket of 10 yuan each to get to Ziguang Pavilion or Yugu Temple from Tangkou. In addition, There are long-distance buses directly to Shanghai, Nanjing, Zhenjiang, Yangzhou, Wuxi, Suzhou,Hangzhou, Huzhou, Hefei, Huainan, Bangbu, Ma’anshan, Wuhu, Anqing, Tongling, Jiuhuashan, Shexian, Jingdezhen and Jiujiang in bus stop of Huangshan scenic spot(Tangkou).

Taxi: the flag-fall price of taxi in Huangshan city is¥5, and ¥1.5 per kilometers after 3 kilometers. There are many rickshaws in front of the station pricing ¥2 per person, and it takes o­nly 6 to 7 minutes from the railway station to Tunxi Road by taxi.

The Best Hotels in Huangshan

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