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Cangshan Mountain

Cangshan Mountain is a high mountain rising above the city of Dali in the southern province of Yunnan that borders Vietnam. It is a scenic spot and a good hiking area where hikers may bring tents. There are 18 peaks on this mountain that are all over 3,500 meters in altitude, and the highest summit named Malong is 4,122 meters (13,524 feet) high. The mountain is next to a blue lake called Erhai. Cangshan Mountain enjoys great reputation for its snow, clouds, springs and marble. The unmelted snow on Mt. Cangshan is top of the Four Famous Scenes (wind, flowers, snow and moon) in Dali. The snow is so dazzling and splendent when the sun rises, especially in March. On a moonlight night, the snow reflecting off the mountain makes one feel that they are in a crystal world.
Mt. Cangshan is a famous manufacture center of a smooth marble, named Cangshan Stone. The Caihua Stone distinguish itself by its unique patterns. Natural scenes of mountains, flowers, birds or people appear once it is polished. What's more, the exquisite craftworks made of marble are sold here and abroad. Besides the natural scenery, visitors can see cultural relics of the Bai people here. Three Pagodas, Inaction Temple, Three Pools in Qingbi Temple and Zhonghe Temple are all tourists attractions. Cang Shan Mountain is really a great place to go for a hike or for sightseeing. Here's some guide information of Cang Mountain: Address: Cang Mountain Park, Dali Bai Autonomous Prefecture, Dali county, Yunnan Province. Contact number: 0086-872-2674147 Admission Fee: CNY35 Opening Hours: 09:00 to 17:30

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