The Mount Sanqingshan National Park holds an outstanding scenery of granite peaks and pillars.
The area also has numerous waterfalls, valleys, lakes and springs. The massif is covered with temperate forest, home to rare and endangered plant species.
Its visual impact is enhanced by the ocurrence of meteorological effects like bright halos on clouds and white rainbows.
Sanqingshan (San Qing Mountain) is made up of three main summits: the Yujing Mountain, Yushui Mountain and Yuhua Mountain. The park is located in Jiangxi Province, southwest of Shanghai.
tian - January 2014
I went to this WHS in the summer of 2102. I have been to most of WHS in China, and Mt Sanqingshan is one of the most beautiful one. It was easy to go form a famous ancient village Wuyuan in Jiangxi province. The mountain's high light is a huge stone which look like a cobra, and the plank road on the cliff is really worth to go.
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Full name: Mount Sanqingshan National Park
2008 - InscribedReasons for inscription
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Religion and Belief
- Cretaceous The Sanqingshan granites are notable for the compact occurrence of three different types of granite which were formed during the late Cretaceous period. (AB ev)
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World Heritage Process
- Inscribed on a single criterion only vii. to contain superlative natural phenomena or areas of exceptional natural beauty and aesthetic importance