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Heng Mountain Zhuangguan Monument

Heng Mountain Zhuangguan Monument,Museum Corridor of Steles, Urban Area, Datong 037006, China
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Cliffside Temples

Steep price to visit. If you take a cablecar up, there are 3 tic to purchase. Hengshan is not v... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2018
femmemme
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Singapore
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1/5 Taoist mountains

Its one of the 5 holy taoist mountains in China. Cable car 160 RMB and 47 RMB for the mountain... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2017
Dom N
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Shanghai, China
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Heng Mountain Zhuangguan Monument,Museum Corridor of Steles, Urban Area, Datong 037006, China
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Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

Steep price to visit. If you take a cablecar up, there are 3 tic to purchase. Hengshan is not v popular in comparison with Hanging monastery. Not many people swing by. We got into a bout of rain and hail bits up in the mountain....More

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Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Its one of the 5 holy taoist mountains in China. Cable car 160 RMB and 47 RMB for the mountain entrance. I was lucky with the weather so the view was good. No so busy in Middle of September. Its 10 mins from the hanging...More

Thank Dom N
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Reviewed 28 March 2017

Went awhile ago & wasn't into reviewing then but it certainly was a place that stays in your memories. We stumbled onto this site by chance, from our taxi driver's recommendation, after our must-see trip to the Hanging Temples. Do both in one day. We...More

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Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

It snowed the day before we went to the mountain. When we went to the entrance we were told it was closed for the day. We were disappointed at first because we went all the way from Beijing to see the mountain. We were then...More

Thank Roi B
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Reviewed 11 January 2017

Passed by here and give a short prayer and monk give a blessings, before you pass by to the entrance of the mountain of hengshan

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Reviewed 26 October 2016

Hengshan is one of the 5 sacred Daoist mountains. It is the northern peak of the 5 (bei yue). Its peak is at 2,017 meters and it is really close to the more famous Hanging Monastery. You can do both in one day. I was...More

1  Thank Gafaniz F
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Reviewed 7 August 2016

Went there as it was just 10 minutes’ drive away from the hanging temple which was our actual destination, surprisingly found it be equally good if not better. Mount Heng is one of the five great mountains in China, it's a Taoist sacred mountain. The...More

2  Thank Mayank A
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Reviewed 21 March 2016

Very near to Xuankong Si (hanging temple), this mountain can be combined in the same day with the hanging temple. Beiyue Hengshan mountain dates back to the Liao dynasty which is one of the few palaces for the emperor's retreat built in 435AD up on...More

1  Thank CelLee
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Reviewed 30 July 2015

Bring good shoes and walk up!! the cable cars were out of service when I was there, and now I'm so glad it was. Walking up Heng mountain is absolutely amazing and with the most gorgeous views all the way up to the temples :)

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Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

Honestly paying to climb a mountain is something I am still coming to terms with- I used to live in the Lake District in the UK and you never had to pay to walk up! Granted, there are various temples that you can visit along...More

1  Thank Jen R
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