Top 10 attractions in Gansu, China

By Lu Na
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  Kongtong Mountain   崆峒山

Kongtong Mountain []

Located some 12 km from the west of Pingliang City, the Kongtong Mountain Scenic Area covers around 84 square kilometers. Its main peak stands at 2123.3m high. The mountain, which is called as the "First Mountain of Taoism", boasts some amazing natural scenery as well as deep Taoist culture. The unique peak, odd caves, strange stones, floating clouds as well as green grasses and trees will make you feel like you're entering a fairy tale land. Aside from these factors, the area also features a well-known martial arts school. The Kongtong Martial Arts originated from Kongtong Mountain and it is one of the five great martial schools of China, together with Shaolin, Wudang, Emei and Kunlun.

Admission:120 yuan

Best time to visit:Summer and autumn

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