Shan Emei

  • Location: Leshan City, Sichuan Province, Southwest China
  • Feature: A World Heritage Site listed by UNESCO. A well-known summer destination and a sacred Buddhist haven.

The Emei mountain is characterized by lofty ancient trees, impressive waterfalls, pristine brooks and numerous Buddhist temples. The mountain enjoys great popularity among Buddhists in China. Every morning streams of Buddhism pilgrims armed with joss sticks conquer the steep stairs of the mountain and swarm into the countless temples. The numerous monkeys on the mountain are also a notable feature.