Wuyi Mountain is known for its crystal water and Danxia landscape.
Danxia landscape is the name of the kind of landform common in
southern China of weathered hills of sedimentary sandstone or
conglomerate rock. The hills are usually red, and the word (丹霞)
means reddish cloud. These hills weather in interesting ways making
ravines and small caves.
In Wuyi Mountain, tourists can not only enjoy the beautiful
scenery, but feel the profound culture. It was listed on the UNESCO
World Heritage List in 1999 as a place important to protect for
cultural reasons and for the nature. The total area listed on the
World Nature Heritage Site List is 999.75 square kilometers, making
it the largest world natural heritage in China.
Wuyi Mountain is rich in unique peaks, abundant waters such as
lakes, streams. Furthermore, as the key region of World Biological
Diversity Conservation, it is home to many rare and endangered
- Danxia Landform of China - A World Heritage Site