The Huangshan is a mountain range in southern Anhui province in eastern China. The Huangshan are a frequent subject of traditional Chinese paintings and literature. Today, they are a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of China's most popular tourist destinations.
The Huangshan mountain range comprises many peaks, 77 of which exceed 1,000 m in altitude. The three tallest peaks are Lotus Peak (1,864 m), nearby Bright Summit Peak (1,840 m) and Celestial Peak (1,829 m). The World Heritage Site covers a core area of 154 square kilometers and a buffer zone of 142 square kilometers.
You'll see many pine trees growing on mountain sides and rocks with little visible soil. Many trees are given colorful names to reflect its unique shapes such as the 'dragon claw' and the 'black tiger' pine trees.
Rain pines, odd stones, cloud sea and hot springs are representative for this area. There are over 1450 kind of plants naturally scattered al over and more than 470 kinds of animals. There are over 200 ancient temples, pavilions and stone tablets there!
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♂ Fei-cui (Jade) Valley, an important scenery in the famous movie "Crouching Tigers, Hidden Dragons " ♀ "Silk" waterfall