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Address: Changgan East Road, Tunxi District, Huangshan 245001, China
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Residence of Ksitigarbha

In Chinese Buddhism, there are four grand Bodhisattvas, each resides in a sacred mountain. Legend goes that Jiuhua has been the residence to Ksitigarbha, the Bodhisattva of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 20, 2015
Beijing, China
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Beijing, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

In Chinese Buddhism, there are four grand Bodhisattvas, each resides in a sacred mountain. Legend goes that Jiuhua has been the residence to Ksitigarbha, the Bodhisattva of earth. The other three mountains are: Putuo in Zhejiang, Emei in Sichuan and Wutai in Shanxi. Despite its religious importance, Jiuhua has been a kind of 'casual'. Compared to many other religious sites,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

We took a tour bus to Mt. Jiuhua. It is a sacred mountain with Buddhist temples, learning center for Buddhism, and more. Tourist dollars help to support the temples. It is a lovely ride up into the mountains with gorgeous scenic views along the way to the top. There is moderate walking, some stairs to climb, and souvenir shops. Bring... More 

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Odessa, Ukraine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

That is the best place where I have been in China. The Nature, the sky the clouds all around. Long trip be prepared, take some water with You. Length of the trip 4-5hours but actually much longer up to 6-7hrs

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Canberra, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

This is any interesting and holy place. It has some interesting temples and the tram ride to the top is worth it for the view alone.

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