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Wutai Shan (Five Terrace Mountain)

Within Wutai County, Wutai County 035500, China
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As we entered the region, the entrance fee was 145 yuan and there was no bus ticket included. We... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
danmaurer
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Vienna, Austria
Unbelievable place to visit

We were invited by Buddhist mater while visiting him Nepal. We have organize his trip to Lumbini... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
DestinationUN
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Kathmandu, Nepal
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Consisting of five high plateaus, this area is one of China's four sacred Buddhist Mountains.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Within Wutai County, Wutai County 035500, China
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed July 1, 2017 via mobile

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

1  Thank Ekaterina_Abdullina
Reviewed May 26, 2017 via mobile

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

1  Thank KiAnanda
Reviewed February 24, 2017

Go in the winter if you want to avoid tourists and explore the temples and the serenity of the mountain without the crowds that Wutai Shan normally attracts. However, it does get really cold as many temples are high up in the mountain. There are...More

3  Thank Nicholettravels
Reviewed January 20, 2017 via mobile

I knew that many Asian countries scam foreigners, but this made me never want to return to China. I came to WuTai Shan during winter (January 2017) and it seems that the bus service isn't running. I asked both the hotel owner and another local...More

4  Thank Johann L
Reviewed September 15, 2016

You can take a public bus from Taiyuan available hourly basis. I took a bus from Datong south bus station. It depart at 8.30 am or 2 pm. Only 2 trips a day. Advisable to buy the ticket costing Rmb 75.00 a day ahead. The...More

3  Thank clarencekoh
Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

Wutai Shan was really enjoyable. I liked seeing all of the monks, especially the Tibetan monks that go there on pilgrimages. And I got to watch them walk and chant together. It was enjoyable. The scenery was great too, and the water quality was excellent!...More

8  Thank Walnut8993
Reviewed October 1, 2015 via mobile

Very peaceful,a very special place of Manjusri the archetipe of pure intelligence.also increasing the awareness of reality in an intuitive way.

3  Thank Paolo R
Reviewed September 21, 2015

Wutai Shan stands as synonym for the county of Wutaishan, the 3058 m high Mt. Wutai there with 5 plateau summits, and the temple complex around Taihuai Monastic Village (UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE) that nestles in the valley below Mt. Wutai’s 5 summits on a level...More

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SarvaMangalam
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Hi, 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
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