World Cultural and Natural Heritage site in China: Emei Mountain

Xinhua | Updated: 2022-06-10 13:01
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Aerial photo taken on June 5 shows a golden statue of Buddha at Emei Mountain in Southwest China's Sichuan province. [Photo/Xinhua]

Emei Mountain, located in Southwest China's Sichuan province, is an area of striking scenic beauty, notable for its lofty mountain and lush vegetation. It is also of great spiritual and cultural significance, in which there are archaeological sites, important architecture, tombs, ritual spaces, and collections of cultural artefacts, including sculpture, stone inscriptions, calligraphy, and paintings, among other traditional arts. Emei Mountain is known as one of the four holy mountains of Chinese Buddhism.

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