Wudang Shan (49 images)

Wudang Mountain (Shan), a national scenic spot located in Shiyan in the northwest of Hubei Province, is well known as a Taoist sanctuary in China and in 1994 was listed by UNESCO as a World Cultural Heritage Site.
In past years the mountains of Wudang were known for the many Taoist monasteries to be found there, monasteries which became known as academic centres for the research, teaching and practicing of meditation, Chinese martial arts, traditional Chinese medicine, Taoist...
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