Brahma Pure Land - World Natural Heritage

Fanjing Mountain is a National Nature Reserve in China and a World Natural Heritage. Fanjing Mountain is located in Tongren, Guizhou Province. It is the main peak of the Wuling Mountains, with a highest altitude of 2572 meters. This is one of the earliest places in southern of China that was uplifted from the ocean to land.

So far, the top of the mountain still retains the geological wonders of the primitive floods 1.4 billion years ago. Fanjing Mountain is also the region with the richest biodiversity at the same latitude in the world, and is known as the “Gene Bank of Biological Resources”. There are more than 7,100 kinds of wild animals and plants here, and it is the only habitat for the Guizhou golden monkey. In 2018, Fanjing Mountain was listed as the 13th World Natural Heritage in China.N

Fanjing Mountain, named after “Brahma Pure Land”, is located at the junction of Yinjiang, Jiangkou and Songtao (southwest) counties in Tongren City, Guizhou Province, at north latitude 27°49’50”-28°1’30”. East longitude 108°45’55”-108°48’30”, close to Jiangkou County, southeast of Yinjiang County, and southwest of Songtao County. It is the main peak of the Wuling Mountains and is a Buddhist temple and nature reserve in China, located in the middle of the Tongren area.

The total area of Fanjing Mountain is 775.14 square kilometers, the heritage site area is 402.75 square kilometers, and the buffer area is 372.39 square kilometers. The main protection objects are rare wild animals and plants and native forest ecosystems represented by the Guizhou golden monkey and dove tree. The forest coverage rate is 97.6%, and there are more than 2,000 species of plants, 31 species of plants under state protection, 801 species of animals, and 19 species of animals under state protection. It is known as the “Oasis of the Earth”, “Gene Bank of Animals and Plants” and “Precious Heritage of Humanity”.

Fanjing Mountain was rated as a national 5A tourist attraction on October 17, 2018, a National Nature Reserve, and was rated as one of the top ten summer resort mountains in China on June 30, 2008. China’s famous Maitreya Bodhisattva Dojo , a member of the international “Man and the Biosphere Conservation Network” (MAB), and a world natural heritage recognized by the 42nd World Heritage Conference. On July 2, 2018, Fanjing Mountain in China’s Guizhou Province was inscribed on the World Natural Heritage List at the World Heritage Conference in Manama, Bahrain.

World Biosphere Reserve

Fanjing Mountain has the largest and well-protected virgin forest ecosystem at the same latitude in the world, the largest dove tree (pigeon tree) forest in the world, and the only habitat for the Guizhou golden monkey. In 1986, it joined the UNESCO World Network of Biosphere Reserves.

Main protection objects: forest ecosystems and rare animal and plant species (such as the Guizhou golden monkey, fir from Fanjing Mountain) and their unique landscape resources.

The Fifth Largest Buddhist Mountain

The world’s largest Maitreya Golden Buddha is dedicated to Fanjing Mountain. Fanjing Mountain is a famous Buddhist mountain in southwest China for thousands of years. Legend has it that when Sakyamuni was in nirvana, the golden top of Fanjing Mountain, which is connected with the gods of Mount Sumeru, was split into two in an instant. A beam of golden light burst into the cloudy night. world. This is also the reason why Fanjing Mountain can become Maitreya Dojo.

Top Ten Famous Summer Mountains in China

The forest coverage rate of Fanjing Mountain is 97.6%. There is no extreme heat in summer, no severe cold in winter, the air is not dry, and there is no wind and sand in the four seasons. In the hottest month of late July, the average temperature is 24°C. Every summer, it forms a place isolated from the world. cool world.

Fanjing Mountain National Ecotourism Demonstration Area

The landscape of Fanjing Mountain is characterized by its primeval nature. Four celestial wonders, cloud waterfall, Zen fog, mirage and Buddha light, add a mysterious color to the mountain. The iconic scenic spots are Hongyun Golden Peak, Moon Mirror Mountain, Ten thousand meters sleeping Buddha, Mushroom Stone, Ten Thousand Scrolls of Scripture, Nine Dragon Pool, Phoenix Mountain and so on.