Emeishan is a beautiful mountain located in the Sichuan province of China. It has grabbed the attention of many for housing not only one but many attractions. This mountain, rich in lush greenery houses one of the holiest temples in China. That is none other than the Golden Peak Temple. Nestled in the mountain with spectacular views of the surrounding, a visit to this gorgeous temple is a must.
There are many details that make the Golden Peak Temple so significant and one such is the building of the temple. The temple’s bronze hall is a staggering 65 meters in length. The other spectacular phenomenon is the “Buddha’s Aureole” which happens quiet frequently. Locals call this the Buddha’s Glow.
What really happens here is, when the sun shines in a particular way, the shadow of it lands on the cliffs creating a glow of rainbow colours. Many visit this mountain to witness this extraordinary occurrence. This one of a kind phenomenon can also be enjoyed from airplanes. It should be noted that The Golden Peak Temple is one of the three places in the world where you can witness this extraordinary experience. So this mesmerising sight becomes very special for Buddhists as they believe that this is a sign from above.
To witness this alluring experience you could stay the night in the temple and join the crowd at dusk to watch the “Buddha’s Glow”. While you are at the mountain you could also visit the famous Wan Fo Ding which is located just 20 meters above and enjoy the best views of the entire mountain.
While you explore the unique culture of China, reside at a Sichuan hotel that will allow you to discover the beauty of Sichuan at your own pace. The province is relatively large and has so many scenic spots for you to see. Staying at one of the Emeishan hotels will make your long journey easier as it will give easy access to all the attractions around. Anyhow if you are looking for top notch accommodation while in China, the Anantara Emei Resort & Spa, China is simply perfect. This gorgeous hotel, situated near Mount Emeishan will provide easy reach to all the places you need to visit. So come to China and indulge in a fantastic experience and absorb a little bit of the uniqueness the country has to offer.
Nigel Walters is a travel writer, who writes under the pen name, Free Spirit. His content is based on the myriad of experiences and indulgences that the world has to offer travellers across all walks of life.