Jinan is a spring city, and tourist attractions are also dominated by springs. The most famous one is called Baotu Spring, which is known as the first spring in the world. The springs of Jinan merged into a moat, and the moat was brought together in Daming Lake. In fact, there is also a mountain in Jinan, which is also famous for its Baotou Spring and Daming Lake. It is also a famous tourist attraction.
This mountain is called Qianfo Mountain. The mountain is located in the south of Jinan City. It is only 285 meters above sea level. It is not majestic, but the mountain is a good place to enjoy the whole picture of Jinan city. Qianfoshan is named after the Buddha. As early as the Sui and Tang Dynasties more than a thousand years ago, Qianfo Mountain was a Buddhist holy place.
Qianfoshan is known as Lishan. It is said that he once farmed in Lishan. During the reign of Emperor Huang (AD 581-600), because of the prevalence of Buddhism, thousands of Buddha statues were carved along the mountain, so it was called Qianfo Mountain. These Buddha statues are still preserved and become precious historical monuments. There is a Xingguo Temple on the Qianhu Mountain. It was built in the Tang Dynasty. The Qianfo Cliff with the Buddha statue is located in the Xingguo Temple. There are Sui Dynasty stone Buddhas on Qianfo Cliff, which has a long history and high artistic value. In 1992, another Wanfo Cave was built in Qianfo Mountain, which combines the essence of Dunhuang, Longmen, Maiji Mountain and Yungang National Four Grottoes.
Xingguo Temple is one of the most important attractions in Qianfo Mountain, and the biggest attraction is in Qianfo Cliff. From the 7th year of the Emperor's reign (587) to the 15th year of the Emperor's reign (595), there are more than 130 cave statues.
Qianfoshan is one of the three famous places in Jinan. It is called Lishan in ancient times. Because of the prevalence of Buddhism, thousands of Buddha statues have been carved along the mountain, so it is called Qianfo Mountain. It is also known as the Three Famous Places of Jinan with Baotu Spring and Daming Lake. It is the mountain of Taishan, the mountain is not high, but the peaks are undulating and the forest is flourishing. The Wanfo Cave here has nearly 30,000 Buddha statues. The largest reclining Buddha is 28 meters long. There are also beautiful murals in the cave, showing the profound Buddhist cultural connotation. Thousands of Foshans usually go from the north gate to start climbing, and usually reach the summit in less than an hour, overlooking the panoramic view of Jinan city. Every year, the third day of the third lunar month and the beginning of September, the temple fair will be held for one week. You can see performances such as gongs and drums, martial arts, Shandong Express, and other snacks and mountain goods. The content is particularly rich.
Tickets are 30 yuan, 8-18 years old students with a student card half-ticket 15 yuan. Tickets for Wanfo Cave are 15 yuan and tickets for Guanyin Garden are 5 yuan. Local citizens do not charge for morning exercises with their ID cards before 6:30 in the morning.
In the afternoon, go to Qianfo Mountain, or go to the tea house under the mountain to taste tea, talk about history, talk about poetry, or splash ink, or open the bow, all of them are soothing rhythms. It is the most traditional slow life.
Qianfo Mountain, Baotu Spring and Daming Lake are also called the three major landscapes of Jinan. Qianfo Mountain was called Lishan, also known as Yu Gengshan. According to legend, when Emperor Sui was the people of the ancient times, Zeng was ploughed under the Lishan Mountain, because he was called the Gengshan. Thousands of Foshan peaks and undulations, forests and forests, just like the natural barrier of Jinan. Qianfo Mountain is the remaining vein of Mount Tai. It is 285 meters above sea level and covers an area of 166.1 hectares. It is located about 2.5 kilometers south of Jinan city center in Shandong.
Qianfoshan has a simple folk style. Every time there is a mountain meeting in the Nine-Nine-Year Chongyang Festival, this custom has followed several dynasties and still exists. At that time, merchants will come to conduct economic and trade activities, and various local products such as hawthorn, persimmon and peanuts will also be listed. The scene is warm.
Thousand Buddhas Mountain lies to the south of downtown Jinan. The mountain, Baotu Spring, and Daming Lake are collectively known as "Jinan's Three Great Scenic Spots." Thousand Buddhas Mountain lies on a branch of Taishan. Despite not being a very high mountain, it has undulating ridges and peaks and luxuriant forests. It derives its name from its many stone-carved Buddhas. You can enter the Wanfo(10,000 Buddhas) Cave to investigate this secret realm of nearly 30,000 carved Buddhas; alternatively, you can go to pray at Xingguo Temple. From the peak you can enjoy picturesque views of the whole of Jinan city.
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