Baohua Mountain National Park

Baohua Mountain National Park is AAAA level scenic spot. Locate in northern Jurong city Jiangsu province, situate in the best tourism of East China. 30 km from Nanjing, Zhenjiang and Jurong.

The huge forest is the main part of Baohua Mountain, nearly 30 square km. There is a Long Chang Temple on the mountain, which is reputation in Southeast Asia. On the foot of the mountain, you can see is the No.1 mountain of Hualu--Qian Hua Village, people call it ‘revive of the peach garden’. It combines the Magnolia zenii and many rare creatures. Baohua Mountain was approve as a "provincial nature reserve" in 1981, as a National Forest Park in April 1996, in 2003 it was ratified as national AAAA level scenic spot.

Baohua Mountain is known as the 4 wonders--"beauty of forests, peaks of mountains, deep holes and deep haze". Old trees, streams, shade under tree, clouds, caves, fountains and flowers spread all over the mountains. Also there are some rare trees on the mountain, like linden and ginkgo. Among them, Magnolia zenii is the most special, they look like lotus, white as snow, the fragrance and the comeiness of flower attracted many tourists.Magnolia zenii was discovering by gardening experts Jurong in 30s of last century right in this mountain. The most valuable thing about the Magnolia zenii is that this is the only pure species of magnoliaceae; it’s rare just like panda. In 2004, Magnolia zenii was list in the most endangered species of Chinese plants with Luehdorfia puziloi these have only two biological card in Jiangsu.

Baohua Mountain has "bubble mountain Festival"every year. The negative oxygen ion content 20 thousand/cubic cm in the air. Visitors come here can enjoy the fresh air and try variety traditional cultural display: handicraft performance, singing, national jogging. Also there are lots of festivals like Kite Festival, water splashing festival, Autumn Festival, beer gourmet festival, photography competition and so on.

Qian Hua Village

Qian Hua Village opened in May 2016; located in the foot of Baohua Mountain. The village contain mountain, river town and Buddha, combines Emperor qianlong Liu Xing, the town culture, Qin Hua culture and Buddhist culture. It has strong atmosphere of ancient Ming and Qing style village. The building here are all replace by the historical background, you can feel the national custom of Qing Ming dynasty.

Qian Hua Village is bases on wood. There are Qian Long imperial archway, Ming Qing river town, water show building, boite, Qinhuai Water Pavilion, Lounge Bridge, Bao Zhi ancestral temple, Emperor qianlong ancient stage, Buddha Pavilion with tree, street of Zui Gang bar, and so on.

There is not much transportation here, only the ease and silence. The wonderful "Scene reappearance" performance make you feel realistic, it’s an unforgettable experience. Cloth shop, lantern shop, Tofu Fang, ancient bodyguard set, tavern, inn, gambling house, sleeve gold, the money house... All these facilities make you feel back to Ming Qing Dynasties, like time travel, so realistic. During the Spring Festival at the Huashan ancient temple, visitors can buy varity local products and unique handicrafts; you also can enjoy the performance of lion dance, stunt stilts, face changing, classical opera, and song & dance duet. The 2017 snow carnival, was the first outdoor winter festival in South of Jiangsu, it has strong atmosphere of winter.

Longchang Temple

Longchang temple founded in the Northern and Southern Chao Liang Dynasty (502 AD), the original name was Qian Hua Temple, Qian Hua society. Hierarch Bao zhi built the temple 1500 years ago, the magnificent architecture name “999 and a half”. Because of battle and war, now there are only 300 houses in Longchang temple. According to [Bao Hua mountain records] "Bao Hua is the biggest temple in the 480 of Jinling." In 33rd years in Ming Wan (1605 AD), Hierarch Shi Miaofeng apply for extend. "Protect country and sanctification of Longchang Temple" was given by Ming Shen Zong. Longchang Temple, become the largest precept in modern day, famous around the world.

Buddha Pavilion

The Buddha Pavilion is locating at the southeast corner of Baohua Old Street. I n the pavilion, it contains a four faced Buddha from Southeast Asia. Visitors can stand in front of the water bar and looked out; Buddha Pavilion appears like on top of the top of tree, so it’s named "Buddha Pavilion on the tree". Look up to the mountains, Buddha Pavilion are build on the ground, connects with the wooden plank road. This will not breaks the ecological condition, but also has characteristics of Buddha.

Place yourself in to the condition, to feel fresh, to forget all the pain. First "2016 Yoga Marathon" is held in the Buddha square, thousands of fitness yoga master, came to challenged Fitness Yoga 108.

Ru Feng Zen Accommodation

On both sides of the wooden plank road leading to the Buddha Pavilion is a series taverns of "wind". The wood’s layer progression by the mountain. Most of these taverns retain traditional Chinese houses, including vestibule and backyard. In the courtyard, there is a small pond filled with water, acorns calamus and lotus.

The most elaborate design of the taverns is ingenious rooms. Each room has an equipped with a yoga mat, a yoga ball and a Buddhist culture book. In order to show the beautiful scenery of the forest, the all the window in room are a floor window, like a four side invisible wall, and surround by mountain and forest. Living here seems to live in the sky garden with primitive atmosphere.

Secluded Gully

The gully Valley is mainly composes of mountain spring and forests which is the innovation of the original waterfall valley. There are many plants in here, with superior ecological, and content of negative oxygen ions in the air is over 20 thousand per cubic centimeter, and the negative oxygen ion is 96 times higher than the city. It is a natural "oxygen bar".

The flowers on two sides of river contain peach blossom, pear blossom, lycoris, ophiopogon,azalea and camellia. Flowers bloom in different seasons and scattered along the water bank. The stream is like an ecological necklace. Walking in the valley, you can feel the wind blow through your face.

Ding Sha Ground

The site of Ding Sha Ground is in Baohua forest national Park, it was discovered in Archaeology in 1981, and founded out large number of stone implements, bone artifacts, pottery and other objects. From the unearthed axe, bowl, mill, plate other stone tools and pig, sheep’s animal bones, we could see the original agriculture like fishing and hunting has appeared, and began to raise poultry. The Ding Sha Ground tribe is the early Neolithic site discovered in Ningzhen area, belonging to Liangzhu culture period.

By now, the site of Ding Sha Ground has perfectly simulates the life in ancient Neolithic. The first parts of fete had been put into operation, some activities like water splashing experience, tribal folk performance and dancing party, had been set up in the early stage. The three sides of the fete are all stands; it can accommodate nearly 700 people at the same time. Every activity, program, gain laugh and applause from audience, make science spot more energetic.

Now, the second part of Ding Sha Ground has primitive tribes, museum, the primitive hunting area, and the archaeological bases. Ding Sha Ground’s sightseeing area in future will be integrated to science popularization of ancient ruins, creative experience, outdoor leisure time and so on. Specifically show remain of new cultural in 7000 years ago to the tourists.

General Cave

The general cave is a coal hole dug by found of stat general Xu Shiyou. General Xu Shiyou was the commander of the Nanjing military region, defending the southeast. During the Cultural Revolution, the workers and the Nanjing students garrison in Bao Hua Mountain, excavated the Jiangnan coal field, and vowed to change the status of the "north coal South carry", and the general cave was a coal mining tunnel. However, the geology of Bao Hua Mountain is not good for coal. They lasted for four years; the hole was more than 700 meters deep, but there were not enough coal so they stopped, only keep the cave.

The source of Qinhuai

The Qinhuai River is a tributary of the Yangtze River, ancient name called "Huai Shui", original named "dragon Tibetan Pu", originated from the East Mount Lu of Lishui and Jurong Baohua Mountain, from east to the west, across the southern part of Nanjing City, and into the Yangtze River along the northwest of the stone city.

[Baohua mountain records IV] said "Qinhuai is the source of two, a Jurong Huashan, and Lishui East Lu Mount; confluence into the mountain; from Tongji water gate into the city." “The source of Qinhuai” was named during the development of Huashan scenic spot from Qianlong's imperial writing.

Tianlong Fu Di square

Tianlong Fu Di square is locates in one of the 36 Tianlong peaks of Baohua Mountain. Generation emperor Qian Long, had six down to Jiangnan, six up to Baohua Mountain, six into Longchang temple, and Tianlong peak was the place for the people to pray. It was said that Emperor Qianlong once sought a million years for the kingdom of the river, for the well-being of the living of the world, and to pray for the people to have better life. The square is composes to four parts: Baifu map, the life star image, twelve zodiac column and the folk culture wall. These stuffs play back the scene of people praying, show the Chinese people from thousand years ago use the three gods of fortune,prosperity and longevity as their culture as the core content.

Baohua Mountain National Park

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