Fujian Province is popular among tourists for its beautiful seaside scenery, rich geologial diversity and typical folk houses. Enjoying the sunshine on the beach or hiking in the mountains will create the perfect holiday experience for any traveler. Except for the most popular spots of Gulangyu Island and Mount Wuyi, there are numerous other impressive attractions throughout the area like Mount Tailao.
Located in the northeastern part of Fujian Province, about 45 kilometers (27.96 miles) south of Fuding City, Mount Tailao is a spot where tourists never end. Surrounded by the sea on three sides, the mountain is a popular site due to its gorgeous natural scenery and many cultural sites.
Stands upright shore of in the East China Sea, three faces the sea, at the same time carries the mountain, palatial tall and straight, imposing, wonderful crag strangestone, differ in thousands of ways, the scenery is unique, affords a marvellous view. Prominent peak elevation 917.3 meters. Ascends a height to get a broad view extremely, as far as the eye can see East China Sea, the water in the horizon class, the peak from the sea,the view is celebrated worldwide worthily by Shan Haida.
The Mountain and the Sea stand together with each other, grand and magnificent, with unique scenery. It enjoys the reputation “Immortal Mountain on the sea”. It consists of five sections: Tailao Shanyue, Jiuli stream and waterfall, Qingchuan seaside, Fuyao islands and mulberry field and emerald Lake. Besides, there are two scenic spots: Lengcheng ancient castle and Ruiyun Temple.
The mountain features steep peaks, caves, brooks, waterfalls and ancient temples. It consists of five sections: Tailao Shanyue, Jiuli Stream and Waterfall, Qingchuan Seaside Area, Sangyuan Green Lake and the Fuyao Islands. Aside from those, there are two other scenic spots on the mountain: Lengcheng Ancient Castle and Ruiyun Temple. The marvelous view of the mountain from afar has earned itself the beautiful name "immortal mountain on the sea." Tailao Shanyue is the center of Tailao Mountain Scenic Spot.
It consists of Guoxin Temple, Calabash Cave, Yipianwa, Jiulichaotian, Xiangshan Temple, Baiyun Temple, and Tianmen Temple, all together 7 sections, covering an area of 24.6 square kilometers. As a tourist resort, Tailao Mountain can date back to Tang and Song dynasty. It has a long history and many ancient temples. Since ancient time, many scholars and prominent figures in praise of the scene have left their carving and inscriptions. At that time, 36 temples were built on Tailao Mountain from the north to the south, among which Guoxin Temple, Ruiyun Temple, Lingfeng Temple, Bajiao Temple and Tianwang Temple were on a large scale. Up to now 360 stone columns stand on the historical remains of Guoxin Temple, Lengjia Pagoda and carving and stone tablets about figures, flowers and beasts created in Tang and Song dynasties are in front of the temple.
There are also some scripts and figures of Buddha on the cliff and stone inscriptions, such as “No. one Mountain under Heaven” “ Mountain and Sea Daguan”(Daguan denotes an extensive view), “World of Immortals”.
Harmonious mountain and water in Mount Tailao has the talent to link themselves to the imagination for ideal space. Have you ever been there?