Mount Heng North — Magnificent Temples on Steep Cliff

Mount Heng, locating in the north of China, used to be an important military site in history.

 

Therefore, it contains many ancient battlefield relics, where countless generals and soldiers fought and left heroic stories. 

 

Temple buildings on this mountain are extraordinary.

 

Some were built on top of the magnificent west peak, which is mysteriously hidden in the sea of clouds and plants; others were standing on a steep cliff, and are supported only by some wooden columns that have been lasted for 1500 years.

 

Same as other mountains, Mount Heng is a place full of beautiful legends. In myth and legend of Chinese mythology, it is said that many well-established people completed their practices and became immortals there. 

Temples and clouds

Temples and clouds

Jiutian Palace

Jiutian Palace

Ancient beacon tower relic

Ancient beacon tower relic

Overall view of Mount Heng North

Overall view of Mount Heng North

Temples on Cliff

Temples on Cliff

Plank road along cliff

Plank road along cliff

Mysterious cave

Mysterious cave

Stairs to cliff temple

Stairs to cliff temple

Temples along cliff

Temples along cliff

Temples and calligraphs

Temples and calligraphs

Temples on mountain

Temples on mountain

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