Qianshan Mountain, anciently known as Jicui Mountain, was given the name for the legend that there were 999 peaks, which look like green lotuses in the sky in distance, also called Thousand-Lotus Mountain. It is formed 3.8 billion years ago and Xianrentai Peak, the highest peak, is at 708.5m altitude.
¡¡¡¡With an area of 125 km2, it is titled as the National Park of China of the first batch, National AAAA Tourist Attraction and Top 10 National Civilized Scenic Area of the first batch announced by the State Council.
¡¡¡¡Qianshan Mountain has a deep religious culture, where the Buddhism and Taoism coexist in harmony, being the largest religious place in the Northeast China. It is home to 9 palaces, 8 temples, 5 major Buddhist temples and 12 thatched nunneries, amounting to nearly 40 temples, such as Longquan Temple, Zuyue Temple, Xiangyan Temple, Zhonghui Temple, Da¡¯an Temple, Wuliang Temple, Palace of Five Dragons, etc. Particularly, the largest Naturally Formed Maitreya Buddha measures 70m high in the world and was inscribed by the former President of the Buddhist Association, Zhao Puchu, with the words ¡®Grand Maitreya Buddha of Qianshan Mountain¡¯, and by the Vice President of the World Buddhist Federation, Sik Kok Kwong, with the words ¡®Place of Buddhist Rites for Maitreya Buddha¡¯.
¡¡¡¡Qianshan Mountain Scenic Area welcomes all friends all over the world to come to appreciate the beautiful natural scenery and experience the profound religious culture, and extends bests wishes for all friends.