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Address: 12 km West of the District, Kongtong District, Pingliang 744000, China
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KongTong Mountain --- Ancient Scared Mountain of Daoism

The importance of Kongtong Mountain in Daoism is immense. To visit this remarkable place is to be with the local people of the Kongtong Mountain who care about the mountain and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed August 2, 2015
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Marblehead, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2015

The importance of Kongtong Mountain in Daoism is immense. To visit this remarkable place is to be with the local people of the Kongtong Mountain who care about the mountain and the preservation of the Daoist tradition. Its reputation is less known compared to its sister Daoism mountain of Wudangshan. But since the Yellow Emperor visited it to seek counsel... More 

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Xi'an
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2014 via mobile

KongTong is one of my favourite mountains in all of China. It's not as challenging as Huashan in Shaanxi Province, but it hosts an array of beautiful temples and structures all over the mountain. I'd highly recommend taking the cable car down as it provides beautiful views of the lake

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McLean, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2013

Most Chinese-language reviewers adore this place and deservedly so. Though the original Daoist structures were almost certainly destroyed during the Cultural Revolution, unlike elsewhere in China -- notably Longhu Mountain in Jiangxi -- the replacement temples are at least likely similar to what was destroyed. The mountain is high and grand, especially the side with the Daoist (not the side... More 

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Lanzhou, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 9, 2012

Was a long walk up which wasn't worth it as the view wasn't green...

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