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Mount Qingcheng

Mount Qingcheng
A Taoist temple at Mount Qingcheng
UNESCO World Heritage Site
Official name Mount Qingcheng and the Dujiangyan Irrigation System
Location People's Republic of China Edit this at Wikidata
Coordinates 31°00′07″N 103°36′18″E / 31.002°N 103.605°E / 31.002; 103.605
Criteria Cultural: ii, iv, vi
Reference 1001
Inscription 2000 (24th Session)
Mount Qingcheng is located in China
Mount Qingcheng
Location of Mount Qingcheng
Mount Qingcheng
Chengdu-pandas-d10.jpg
UNESCO World Heritage Site
Official name Sichuan Giant Panda Sanctuaries
Location People's Republic of China Edit this at Wikidata
Coordinates 31°00′07″N 103°36′18″E / 31.002°N 103.605°E / 31.002; 103.605
Criteria Natural: x
Reference 1213
Inscription 2006 (30th Session)
Mount Qingcheng is located in China
Mount Qingcheng
Location of Mount Qingcheng

Mount Qingcheng (Chinese: 青城山; pinyin: Qīngchéng Shān) is a mountain in Dujiangyan, Sichuan, China. It is amongst the most important centres of Taoism (Daoism) in China. In Taoist mythology, it was the site of the Yellow Emperor's studies with Ning Fengzi. As a centre of the Daoist religion it became host to many temples. The mountain has 36 peaks. It is home to Dujiangyan Giant Panda Center.[1][2]

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References

  1. ^ Nan, Shun-xun; Foit-Albert, Beverly. China's Sacred Sites. Himalayan Institute Press. p. 160. ISBN 9780893892623. 
  2. ^ Hargett, James M. Stairway to Heaven: A Journey to the Summit of Mount Emei. SUNY Press. p. 54. ISBN 9780791482186. 

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