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About Huangshan

Huangshan Yellow Mountain Introduction

Situated in the south of Anhui Province, Huangshan City is named because of the Huangshan Mountains around. With a total area of 9,807 square kilometers and a population of about 1.6 million, Huangshan City was originally known as Huizhou, the history of which can be dated back to 2200 years ago.

Huangshan is bound in tourist resources: natural landscape of mountains and rivers and valuable human landscape reflecting the ancient Chinese culture. Known as the “most fantastic mountain under heaven”, every bit of the scenery of Huangshan Mountain is worth painting. The charm of Mount Huangshan lies in its gorgeous scene of sunrise, strange pines, fantastic rocks, the sea of clouds, and hot springs, which are the five supreme sights of the mountain. In Mount Huangshan, all beauties of nature can be found. It has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

In Huangshan City, there two ancient villages that have also been listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Xidi Village and Hongcun Village. Both of them are a perfect place for tourists to appreciate the natural beauty and the best-preserved historic and cultural heritages and to explore Chinese’s ancient culture.

In spite of Huangshan Mountain and these two ancient villages, there are also many other scenic spots in Huangshan City that have already been known to the world, such as Qiyun Mountain, Taiping Lake, and Peach Blossom Scenic Areas, Tunxi Street, and Shexian County and so on.

As a popular tourist destination, Huangshan city welcomes you with convenient transportation, star-ranked hotels, fine restaurants, and most importantly, the hospitality of local residents. Your trip to Huangshan will surely be a pleasant and unforgettable one.

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