Cuihua Mountains

Cuihua Mountains

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Cuihua Mountains

Introduction: IntroductionLocated in the north of Qin Mountains in Chang’ an county,Shaanxi, 20 kilometers ..

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Cuihua Mountains Introduction

Introduction
Located in the north of Qin Mountains in Chang’ an county,Shaanxi, 20 kilometers away from Xi’an, Cuihua Mountains landslede scenery natiobal Geopek is o­ne of rhe first 11Geoparks authorzed by National Land Resources department in March, 2001and,one of the firse unveiled national parks in China as well. In the peak, the highese peak Zhongnan mountain elevates above sea level by 2604m with total area 32km and is o­ne of the developed fullest from landslide.With its mose complete divetsety of landslise appearance, mose typical structure, mose intace, of landslide appearance,mose typical structure,nose intace,largestscale amd highest tourism value,the park is the most unusual in China and abroad,as demonstrated with search by Shaanxi Sci – tech Information Research Instetute, well – known ad Chinese landslide miracle scenery and geological museum.
It was recorded in o­n kindoms in the early stage of Wese Zhou Dunasty that at the second year(B.C.780)during the you king period of West zhou dynadty there had been a great earthquake in the three valleys in the middle part of Shaanxi.And the earthquake resulted in rivers dried and Qishan plateau collapsed. The same record can also be found in‘On historecal events’ by Si Maqian, an ancient scholar of the Dynsty.It is by inference from literature record in records o­n kindoms in the early stage of West Zhou Dynasty that the Cuihua landslide scenery was caused to form be the earthquakes following.
By classification in geological history the Cuihua mountain belongs to Qin mountain chain,composed of divetsity of metamorphic rock from middle geological Epoch, oen billion years ago. The large fault from the earthquake formed in the north slpe of Qin Mountain chain lowered to take shape of the plain in the middle of Shaanxi while the soth slope raised to habve Qin miontain peaks cone to exist. Fir the past ten thousand years, Qin Mountaen chain has been raising by 1.73 —3.4 mm, that is the reason why the rock of Qin Mountain is solid with brittle properties. And this, together with long —term weathering, had accelerated the landslide to happen.
Standing here to have a bird’s eye view, you cannot help feeling arriving at the heaven gate, endless at a loss in endless mystery. The Cuihua Mountain sight is not o­nly a natural landscape, but also covering the profound cultural background. You will the amalqamation of geologic relic and the natural culture when you place yourself in it. And the sencery here is very attractive throughout the year.

Cuihua Mountains Features

Highlight
Landslide area in Cuihua Mountain covers 5.2km with 300 million rocks collapsed. Until now 1.5km have been developed with distributions in low-lying land so called Shui Jiao Pond and Gan Jiao Pond and Da Ping. And the developed area is mainly composed of three pars such as survival peaks and remained cliff, stone sea from collapse and the lake formed from landslide.
The survival peaks and remained cliff are mainly meaning Yuan peak, Ganjiao peaks and Cuihua peak and other cliffs from landslide. As from the above three peaks o­n will be surprised at the scenery. The three peaks are piercing into the sky in heated competition with tripartite confrontation and unexpected towering. "The Zhongnan peaks coming into sight far away from the south look like green screen; Going up into the sky with rose-tinted clouds woven".
The Yuan Peak
It is about 1688m above sea level with half of itself split, looking like a jade board standing upright, surprisingly fantastic. Events o­n the middle part of Shaanxi had o­nce recorded that "to the east of Taiyi Valley that the section of the peak was as smooth as a board with a Jinhua cave hidden in her waist". There were always clouds flowing out of the cave with the rain followed. And from the scenery there had been going the famous verse "from the top of Yuan peak clouds raise; from the Jinhua cave the rain falls." In summer clouds and mist change in the mountain, sometime into jade belt and, sometime into lowers rolling all over the mountain. With the clouds and mist drifting from place to place o­ne can enjoy himself with the vast expanse of the space.
The Yuan Clouds
The Yuan Clouds are as famous as Yanta morning bell and the bestow banquet in, being listed as wonderful sceneries of the middle part of Shaanxi.
Ganjiao peaks
More than 1500m long and 260-900m wide, the disparity between the highest and the lowest being 300m more, elevate the sea level by 2045m. Because of the collapse close to the south and north slope of the peaks, the stone sea had formed, looking fantastic.
Cuihua Peak
Elevated above sea level by 1414m, the Cuihua peak stands in Cuihua Mountains, looking like an impregnable fortress. And with its south end cut down by a cliff up to 200m, a huge stone corridor, nearly a thousand meters long. 300 meters wide and 200 meters high had come to exist, having Taiyi valley-blocked up.
Taiyi Zhenren
Especially to be mentioned is that the Taiyi Zhenren, the survival peak, looking like an old Taoist scholar fixing his eyes into the endless space, stands alone o­n the top of the mountain. When it is clear, the old Taoist scholar entertains himself with the view of ancient city Xi'an, receiving Buddhism light from Wutai South.
Xuan Guan
It is the o­nly way that touring to ice cave and windy cave where the two huge stones erecting o­nly a foot apart with a small bridge connected o­n the top of them. Stopping here to look upward, o­ne cannot help feeling arriving at the heaven gate, endless at a loss in endless mystery.
Shiba Pan
Located o­n the north borderline of the stone sea from collapse, 200m high, indistinct with huge stones scattered all over.
Yingya Waterfall
The wonderful waterfall comes down in torrents, liking a silver belt hanging from the mountain to offer an impression of Chinese landscape painting.
While facing the wonderful scenery of Zhongnan and getting inspiration from Taiyi Valley, you will certainly know why the Emperor Han Wudi was attracted by Cuihua Mountain. Also here the fantastic scenery of Changan is found from ice column and clear water from Ganjiao Pond. The national geopark with collapse scenery of Cuihua Mountain, Shaanxi has not o­nly landslide fantastic scenery with wonderful lake and stones from collapse grand enough but also abundant culture rooted in Chinese history, broad nature background and first-rate service.

Cuihua Mountains Tickets

Cuihua Mountains Fee and Opening hours
Admission: 70rmb at busy season, and 45rmb at dull season
Opening time: Daily 8:00 to 19:00

Cuihua Mountains Transporation

Traffic
Take travel bus 905 from Xi’an city, or take travel bus 4-01 at the station of Chengnan, at Mingde gate.
Self-Drive: Go around Xi’an city till the cross of high-speed Qujiang, enter into high-speed Baomao, and stop at the cross of Taiyi Palace. Or drive from Ziwu main road, across Qinling round-mountain tavel road, and turn to east, it's about half a hour there.

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