The Tousand-Buddha Mountain lies 2.5 kilometers to the south of Jinan, Shandong Province. Except for Baotu Spring, mountain is one of the key points of interest in the city of Jinan. It is about 258 meters high ranging from east to west. Before your Jinan tour, such info can help you get a better view.
Now, it becomes a park which occupies an area of about 166 hectare. It is much more beautiful after extended. In fact, it was called Mt. Li in ancient times. There are a great many status of Buddha chiseled on the rocks of the mountain in the early days of Sui Dynasty. It is the archetype of the Thousand-Buddha Temple.
Located at the half way of the mountain, the Thousand-Buddha Temple was renamed as Xingguo Temple after reparation during Tang Dynasty. From the mountain, you will have a overlooking the Jinan City from north to south. Besides, Daxiong Baodian, Kwan-yin Hall, the Laughing Buddha Hall and Duihua Kiosk can be seen in the temple.Jining tours will impress you for its own style.Enjoy your Jinan tours.
There are four seal characters carved on the cliff southwest of the temple which is a celebrated stone inscription in the city of Jinan. If you want to see Confucianism, Daoism and Buddhism, the Lishan Courtyard is available.
As one of the four famous gtottoes in China, the Wanfo Cave was was constructed in the north side of the mountain. There are morn than 23,000 pieces of statues in designs of Buddha, Bodhisattva, Disciples and Guardian Kings, which fully indicate the superb workmanships of sculprure
In addition, the mountain is the location of the famous Shandong Revolutionary Martyrs Cemetery for Revolution of 1911. Completed in 1934, the cemetery was put under the provincial protection 1979. Jinan of China tour deserves you to join in.
Owing to high historical and cultural value, it was listed as one of the Seven Beauty Spots of Shandong Province in 1995. After it, great efforts have been made to add many scenic spots such as water pull, gardens and ropeways, etc. in recent years.