Mountain Wuyi Scenic District
Located at the northern Mountain Wuyi in southern Wuyishan city, with about 70 square kilometer of total area, Mountain Wuyi Scenic District is well known as “Best scenery of southeast”.
Major scenic spots include: nine-bend stream with bright water as jade, 36 unique peaks, 99 various strange rocks. They are divided into 7 seven scenic areas of Wuyi Palace, Nine-Bend Stream, Taoyuan, Yunwo, Water Curtain, Tianxin area. 62 spots of confucian academy, rooms and houses, 71 spots of taoist temples, huts, houses and rooms, 43 buddhism: temples, huts and rooms, 60 hermit rooms and houses, 16 famous person’s villa and rooms. On red rock cliff left many ancient stone inscriptions of celebrities, boat coffin with 3800 years of history and Hongqiao plate. There are many precious old trees in this scenic district.
Gulang Island Scenic District
Gulang Island Scenic District, located in the south of Xiamen City, including Wanshi Mountain, Gulang Island, and area of Xianmen Gulf. Major scenic spots include: ten scenic areas of “Sanwan Sea Area”, “Thousands of Steep Rocks to the Sky”, “Wonderland of Gulang”, “New Appearance of Ancient Temple”, “Night Moon by Tiger Brook”, “Fishing along the Golden Mountain”,“Watching Sunrise on Hongji Summit”, “Exploration in Shangli”,“Vocation in Zengcuo”, “Viewing in Huangcuo” etc.
Gulang Island is on the riverside of Lu River, connected to Wangshi mountain scenic area, it got the reputation of “Sea Garden”. The green cover percentage of Gulang Island is over 37%, trees, flowers and meadows spread over the whole island. Because different styles of building of 13 foreign countries have existed in this island, it also got the fame of “World Architecture Museum”.
The west and north of Wanshi Mountains scenic area is contacted to the urban areas, east and south of it faces to sea area, various huge peak, strange rock and stone spread over whole scenic area, with unique granite mountain landscape. Scenic spots in Xiamen City comprises of 4 scenic areas of Xiamen Botanical Garden, Huxihong Mountain, South PutuoBlake temple, Platform on Huli Mountain etc.
Mountain Qinyuan Scenic District
Mountain Qinyuan Scenic District, located at 3km northern suburb of Quanzhou, includes three scenic areas of Qingyuan Mountain, Holy Tomb in Ling Mountain, and Jiuri Mountain with the total area of 62 square kilometer. Many historic cultural relics and beautiful scenery spread over this scenic district, it also got the fame of “First Fairy Mountain in Fujian”. Main historic and scenic spots include: Laoist rock, which is 5.63m high, 8.1m wide and 6.85m thick, one of masterpiece of stone sculptures in Song dynasty, is rare stone sculpture of Laoist religion in China; Qiangrui temple, in which there are the sculpture of Buddha on seat and the sculpture of Guanyin on seat in Song dynasty; a monument inscribed with the calligrapher Mifu’s handwriting; Qianshou Rock on which Monk Hongyi’s sarira dagoba is located,; stone sculptures of Pharmacies buddha, Sakyamuni buddh and Amitabha buddha in the cliff and cliffside inscriptions of big “Fu” on Bixiao rock and Ruixiang rock; Qingyuan cave in which a spring flows from the rock hole, is known as “first cave”, etc.
Mountain Taimu Scenic District
Mountain Taimu scenic district, 45 kilometers southeast from Fuding City, is surrounded by sea in three sides, and is also called “Marine Fairy Mountain”. The total area of this scenic spot is 100 square km. There are 36 peaks, 45 strange stones, 24 caves, 10 cliffs, 9 springs, 3 brooks, 2 ridges and 1 valley which contain peaks, many tourism resources such as cliffs, brooks, ponders, waterfalls, islands, mountain lakes, beach, ancient temples, castles, cliff, cliffside inscription, She nationality custom fascination etc. This scenic district is divided into 6 scenic and tourist areas namely, mountains area, castle area, area of She custom, islands area, and beach area.
Mountain Gu Scenic District
Mountain Gu Scenic District, located in the eastern suburb of Fuzhou city, 17km from the downtown of Fuzhou city. Cloud Peak, Lion Peak, Drinking Cliff, Cliff of Eight Hilarious Gods, Cloud Cave, Lingyuan Cave, Damo Cave are very famous among many cliffs and caves; Eel Brook, Mill Brook and Gushan Brook are also known among various brooks. In typical valley there is Heshui cliff and Lingyuan cave nicknamed “Valley inside Valley”. There are more than 1,000 kinds of plant species in this area, Japanese cedar, masson pine, cinnamomum camphora, liquidambar cycad of osmanthus, Keteleeria which grow from more than a century or one millennium , some rare and precious plants include alsophila spinulosa, aroma azalea, Dendrobium, Cymbidium dayanum, etc.
Taoyuan Cave──Linyin Stone Forest Scenic District
Taoyuan Cave—Linyin Stone Forest Scenic District, located at the north and northwest of Yongan city. This scenic district comprises of two relatively independent scenic areas of Taoyuan cave area and Linyin stone forest scenic area.
Taoyuan cave with an area of 37 square kilometers is also known as “Small Wuyi” due to its beautiful scenery. In ancient age, there were a peach wood of 0.067 hectares, and the brooks flow through this wood, and the peach flower patels fall into the brooks and drift afar, the water reflected its pink color, thus it got its name. This scenic area is divided into four scenic sub-areas: 31 cliffs , 11 bamboo woods and 31 Pinlu peaks, total 73 scenic spots. Especially, A Line Sky spot, its length is 120m, it narrowest place can only let one person walk sideway between two sharp cliffs, thus it got its fame of one of “Three wonders in Fujian”.
Many strange stone stand in Linyin Stone Forest Area, typical karst landform, it includes 6 scenic sub-areas of Hungyun Mountain, Cuiyun Cave, Shouchun Rock, 18 Cave, Cold Spring Cave. In karst cave, there are 196 unique stone columns, 79 of them with the height of more than 20 m, the highest one of 36m.
Mountain Guanzhi Scenic District
Mountain Guanzhi Scenic District, located at 1.5km of east suburb of Liancheng County, is about 23 square kilometers. It stands alone in the plain; although it doesn’t rely on other mountain, it is really high; although it doesn’t cling to other mountain, it is really large. Its peak and cliff appear like many lotus flowers blooming in the green forest, thus, it is called Lotus peak. And because it looks like a worm’s head, it is called Mountain Maozhi(worm in chinses) again, it is also known as the first wonder in upper reach of three rivers. Main scenic spots include more than 20 scenic spots such as ganoderma lucidum peak, five oldmen peak, Panxing rock, five sisters stone. Forests and peaks spreads in the north area of this district, one splendid stalagmite, more than 50m high with the perimeter of more than 40m, stands like a candle in the sky, so it is called “candle in the sky”. The altitude of Shimeng Lake in the back of this mountain is 427m, and it is built by nature and people with the water surface of 800 Mu, the lake reflects the mountain and the breeze stirs the wave, Qishi fort is on the lakeside along the mountain, the highest point in this mountain is Baizhang rock. In this scenic district, every spot has strange stones and every stone are sturdy. Zhu’an fort is also called Motianling, known for its splendid, strange, dangerous and unique features.
Longyan Yongding Soil Building Scenic District
Fujian Yongding soil building can be tracked to the end of Song dynasty and the beginning of Tong dynasty, its history is about 1000 years. There are more than 20000 soil buildings at present, and about 360 of them are round building, the soil building has three to four floors in general. It is well known for its long history, ingenious structure, large scale and rich cultures. It is the evidence of historical inspiration of Hakka which are developed in Guangdong, Fujian and Jiangxi province since Song dynasty and Tang dynasty; a complete Chinese art of soil architecture history; a symbol of Hakka culture, known as “the world's unique and fabulous mountain architecture mode”.
Jinhu Scenic District
Jinhu Scenic District, located in Taining County, FuJian province，is mainly covered with water, famous for its Danxia landform. Its area is 136 square kilometres, with water surface of 26 square kilometers in it. The lake is great and amazing, with the unique scenery of “Lake in mountain” and “Mountain in lake”. There also exists fantasticated red stone forest, luxuriant vegetation and abundant rare animals or plants, the percentage of green coverage is over 90%. Taining, one of the 21 counties of Central Soviet Area before liberation, is known as the ancient town of Han Dynasty and Tang Dynasty and the famous city of Song Dynasty. Ganluyan Temple built in Song Dynasty, and the minister's mansions of Ming Dynasty are listed in the National Important Historic Relics Protection Units, there situated the formerl residences of celebrities such as Zhu DE, Zhou Enlai, Peng Dehuai and Yang Shangkun etc. There are about 180 scenic spots such as Flat Lake, Lover Lake, Hidden Valley and Maze Cave,Green Valley and Whitewater Brook, A Line Sky on Water, Ladder between Valleys, Large Waterfall, Tiantai Rock, Hutou Fort, Cat Mountain and Red Army Street. Mountains, water, human, and landscapes coexist, they are primitive and simple, full of wonders.