Yellow Mountain (Mt. Huangshan) Tours
Huangshan City, established as the scenic support area for Yellow Mountain (Mt. Huangshan), has become a tourist city that includes Yellow Mountain Scenic Spot and many other attractions.
Most tourists in Huangshan City visit Yellow Mountain Scenic Spot which is well-known for its four wonders of spectacular peaks, odd-shaped pines, hot springs and seas of cloud. It is one of the famous mountains symbolizing the Chinese nation. Yellow Mountain abounds in miraculous scenic spots including peaks, rocks, pines, clouds, waterfalls, springs and historical sites.
Yellow Mountain Attractions
Mt. Huangshan (Yellow Mountain)
Of all the notable mountains in China, Yellow Mountain (Mt. Huangshan), in the south of Anhui province, is probably the most famous. Originally known as Mt. Yishan it was renamed Mt. Huangshan in 747 AD in recognition of the legendary Huang Di, who was the reputed ancestor of the Chinese people and who made magic pills for immortality here.
Tunxi Ancient Street
Tunxi Ancient Street has a history dates back to the Song Dynasty (960-1279). The street is paved with maroon flagstones with a total length of 1,273 meters. Shops standing on both sides feature the local Anhui style of stone base, brick construction and tile roof. Once a professor from America was amazed by the street and he said he had found an Oriental Ancient Rome. Nowadays the street is also used as a natural studio for films and TV series.
Xidi and Hongcun Ancient Villages
Xidi and Hongcun Ancient Villages were listed as World Heritage Sites by UNESCO in 2000. These two villages are the most representative local-style residences in southern Anhui Province.