Meiling National Scenic Area
Introduction to Meiling National Forest Park Scenic Area
Meiling National Forest Park is a pristine forest park located in the west suburb of Nanchang, by Poyang Lake, covering an area of 150 sq.km.
Meiling is characterized with gorgeous mountains, lucid streams, marvelous waterfalls, serene forest and mists. Among the more than 100 peaks in Meiling, the highest one Xiyaowu is 840m above the sea level.Besides, some rare and ancient tree species can be found in Meiling.
Since Tang Dynasty, Meiling has been the retreat sought by officials, poets and scholars. The history of Meiling has been marked with a great number of poems and articles by these visitors.
Meiling is the shrine for both Buddhist and Taoism. It is estimated to housing over 130 temples and altars. Among them the most famous one is Cuiyan Temple.
Meiling Lion Peak consists of lion Peak, Panxi Lake and Lion Watching Stream. The peak earns its name for the lion-shape.Although only 260m high, the peak has impressed visitors with its near-vertical cliffs with bizzare rocks and mysterious forest.
Meiling Town, Wanli District, Nanchang, Jiangxi Province, China
Meiling Lion Peak, Flying-Over Peak, Cuiyan Temple, Ziyang Palace, Xiyao Lake, Shenlongtan Waterfall, Miaoji Bridge
Park Entrance: CNY40
By bus: No.219 and transfer in Wanli Stop for No.112 bound for Taiping
1. Recommended length of visit: 5 - 7 hour
2. Best season to visit: Summer
3. Please make sure to bring with mosquito repellents because mosquito is prevalent in Meiling.
Tour including Visiting Meiling National Forest Park Scenic Area
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