Qingcheng Mountains are an important Taoist site in China and a very popular summer resort for people in Chengdu for its ancient Taoist temples, agreeable climate and environment.
Nov 09, 2014
Buddhist and Taoist cultures
Daci Monastery in downtown Chengdu, very close to Chunxi Road, was first built during the Wei and Jin dynasties about 1,600 years ago, with its cultural height during the Tang and Song dynasties, when it gained the reputation as “the largest Buddhist congregation” in China and occupied a far greater area than its size of today. The monastery houses a large number of relics and was the place for the monkhood initiation of Xuanzang (602-664), a Buddhist monk, traveler and translator of Buddhist classics.
Jul 25, 2014
At the core of the Chegndu-Deyang-Mianyang Economic Belt, Pengzhou City is located in the northwest of Chengdu and is 25 kilometers from urban Chengdu.
Jul 17, 2014
Longmen Mountains: World-class Geological Park
The Longmenshan National Park, in northern Chengdu’s Pengzhou City, is a showcase of geological wonders. The park covers an area of 1, 900 sq.km and boasts diversified land forms characterized with well-developed strata, glacial erratic boulders (nappe) and thrust fault terrains (klippe).