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Scenic area briefing
World Cultural Heritage | World Geographical Park
International Scenic Area | National AAAA Tourist Attraction | National Forest Park
 
 
    Guifeng, world natural heritage, world geographical park, national scenic area, national AAAA tourist attraction, national forest park and national water scenic area, is a bright pearl on Poyang Lake Economic Circle. Its the first choice of scenic spot to shoot Travel Saint Xu Xieke, A Journey to the West and some other TV plays for its rich cultural deposits and uniqueness that every hill and rock here has much to do with tortoise.
    Guifeng is situated in Yiyang County of Jiangxi Province which is hometown of Fang Zhimin,a great proletarian revolutionist. It belongs to typical Danxia landform and developed in the late Cretaceous.
    The natural heritage is formed by crust movement, natural movement and life of our ancestors.
    It combines all the natural charm with its wonderful rocks, peaks,cliffs,etc.
    Nanyan Temple in Nanyan scenic area was bulit in the Jin Dynasty. The construction of the temple takes good advantage of the natural cave with a single tile or column. Over 40 magnificent stone niches were preserved in the temple which are of largest scale in China of its kind. So it is famed as Chinas 1st Buddhism cave and South China Dunhuan. The sleeping Buddha of Guifeng is 416 meters long and 68 meters high of its shoulder. Its the biggest one in the world of its kind, showing a vivid picture of Buddhas nirvana. Thats how Guifeng is famous in and outside China for its mountain chain marvel, excellent landscape, imposing Buddha niches and loyal soul.
    With planning and construction of several generations, a leisure resort has gradually formed with combined services of travel, convalescence, holiday spending, conference, religious activity, photograph taking and expedition. Walking into Guifeng, we can enjoy rurality to our hearts content, breath natural air, approach inscriptions on precipices,think of Buddhas teaching, follow Xu Xiakes footprint and tour clear water lake...We seems to be entering into a wonderful mountain and waters painting or an earthly paradise.