The Yunfeng Mountain

Table of Contents


The Yunfeng Mountain (云峰山) lies in Ruidian Township 50 kilometers northwest to Tengchong. From a distance, it looks like a bamboo shoot pointing to the sky.

With fog and clouds always linger around it, the mountain is named Yunfeng (cloud peak), a typical granite scenery. Yunfeng is famous for its high mountains, deep valleys and steep cliffs. The 1,000-step stair with three turns leads to the summit. At the steepest part, stairs are nearly vertical with deep valleys on both sides, dizzy and striking.

Therefore, in order to get through, tourists have to grasp a chain and put their faces to the cliff. The Yunfeng Temple is on a summit as small as 2 mu, with architectures of the Ming dynasty, including the Yuhuang Pavilion, Laojun hall, Avalokitesvara Hall and so on.

Yunfeng Mountain map

Yunfeng Mountain images

Yunfeng Mountain Yunfeng Mountain

Original picture: Oliver Huang Linwu
Other pictures: Baidu

Subscribe to China Underground and get Planet China

To be updated with all the latest news, offers and special announcements.

China-Underground and are two websites focused on China and Chinese culture. The site includes thousands of articles on this country structured in categories: news, trends, economy, history, art, guides, literature , pictures gallery, videos and Chinese cinema.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.





Review of Vortex directed by Jacky Gan

Vortex is a Chinese action crime drama thriller where during a kidnapping gone awry, money and morals play a crucial role. Read the Review of...