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Mount Heng North -- Magnificent Temples on Steep Cliff

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

 

Therefore, it contains many ancient battlefield relics, in 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 are 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, the 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.