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The Lost World of the Wudang Mountains in China

The wudang mountains make up a small mountain range also known as wu tang shan either wutang south of the province of hubei in China. Especially towards the area of ​​Jiedao subdivision, there is an area where Taoist monasteries abound, as if it were a “lost world” adapted to the winding terrain that reaches heights of 1600 meters above sea level.

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Sites for meditation, the practice of Chinese martial arts, and practices related to ancestral customs, the monasteries of the wutang mountainsAlong with palaces and temples, they were recognized as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO a little less than twenty years ago. With constructions belonging to different historical periods of the Ming dynasty, the complexes perched on peaks and cliffs are examples of the highest exponents of constructive and decorative art in China, and another of the wonders that combine ancient human activities with landscapes to amaze:

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The main temples of the Wudang Mountains are located south of the city of Shiyananother of the old small towns that in a few years experienced exponential growth at the hands of industrial development.

You can also read about another surprising “lost world” in China, such as the region of Yongding and its curious constructions.

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