Mingyue Mountain

Mingyue Mountain

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Geographic location:Wentang Town, Yuanzhou District, Yichun City, Jiangxi Province


Famous scenery:Xingyue Cave, Moon Lake, Yungu Waterfall, Yungu Muyue

Opening hours:High season 07:00-19:00, low season 09:00-17:00

Mingyue Mountain is located 15 kilometers southwest of Yuanzhou District, Yichun City, Jiangxi Province. The tourist area covers an area of 136 square kilometers.

Mingyue Mountain consists of 12 large and small mountain peaks above sea level. The main peak of Taiping Mountain is 1736 meters above sea level. It belongs to subtropical humid monsoon climate. It has resources such as yew, Chinese deciduous wood lotus and Wentang selenium hot spring. , Moon Lake, Yungu Waterfall, Qingyun Plank Road and other attractions. Mingyue Mountain is characterized by Qifeng dangerous, hot spring waterfall, rare animals and plants and Zen culture. It is a mountain-type scenic spot integrating ecological tourism, leisure vacation, popular science education and religious tourism.

In December 2010, Mingyueshan Wentang Town was listed as the first village of Chinese hot springs. On October 15, 2015, the Mingyue Mountain Tourist Area was approved as a national 5A tourist attraction. In 2018, Mingyueshan Wentang Tourist Resort was rated as a national tourist resort.

Mingyue Mountain

Historical evolution

When the Western Han Emperor Liu Heng was in office (the first 180 years – the first 157 years in place), Mingyue Mountain has the “Yangshan Ancient Temple”, which is the ancient Xiangshan Longwang incense place, and the birthplace of the Dragon King Bodhisattva all over China.
During the Wei and Jin Dynasties (220-420 years), it was said that the Taoist ancestors Ge Xuan and Ge Hong had successively cultivated Xianlian alchemy in Yangshan.
During the Tang Dynasty (627-649), Mingyue Mountain was built in Nengren Temple.
In the first year of Tang Wuzong Huichang (841), Hui Zen Zen Master came from Yishan to Yichun Mingyue Mountain Yangshan, and Mao Maoxiu “Yangshan Temple” passed the Fa, the world called Yangshan Zen Master, which is based on the Lushan Zen Master Lingyou and Yangshan Zen Master Hui Silence. The ancestors, the world called “Yang Yangzong.”
During the middle-aged period of Emperor Xuanzong (847-859), due to Wu Zong’s anti-Buddha, Hui Lian had gone out to hide in the place, and Yangshan Temple was renamed as “Heiyin Temple”.
At the beginning of the Song Dynasty, Qiyin Temple was renamed “Taiping Xingguo Temple”.
During the Song Shaoxing period (1131–1161), Nengren Temple was renamed Leiyin Temple.
In the 7th year of the Yuan Dynasty (1304), the Taiping Xingguo Temple was destroyed by fire, and the abbot was reorganized and rebuilt. After 8 years, the new temple was completed in the first year of Emperor Huangqing (1312), and it was named “Taiping Xingguo Temple”. “, there are 28 buildings, halls, buildings, pavilions, urns, wares, kitchens, and other buildings, flying arches, carved beams and lacquered buildings.”
During the Wanli Period of the Ming Dynasty (1573 – 1620), Mingyue Mountain built the five-speaking Lingguan Temple.
At the end of the Ming Dynasty, Leiyin Temple was renamed Ruiqing Temple.
After the Ming and Qing Dynasties, the Taiping Xingguo Temple was repeatedly abandoned and its scale gradually narrowed.
In the eleventh year of Qing Daoguang (1832), the Taiping Xingguo Temple was renamed as “Xingguo Ancient Temple”. The temple is located in the north facing the south. It is divided into two upper and lower halls. The upper hall is the Daxiong Hall, which is dedicated to the Buddha statues carved in beech wood and decorated with gold.
In September 2011, the reconstruction of Qiyin Temple was completed.
In 2017, the project of Mingyue Mountain Songcheng·Mingyue Qiangu Scenic Area was officially signed. The project is located in the east of Wentan Highway and south of Taipingshan Road in Wentang Tourism Resort. It has a visitor center and parking lot, the theme city street, and a characteristic atmosphere street. There are 3 cultural performance plazas with an area of ​​1,000 square meters, including cultural performance plaza, moon landscape lake, Mingyue ancient theater and comprehensive supporting facilities.
On December 28, 2018, the Mingyue Mountain Songcheng·Mingyue Jingu Scenery Area was opened.

Mingyue Mountain

Geographical environment

Location horizon

Mingyue Mountain is located in the northern section of the Luojing Mountain Range on the border of Hunan and Jiangxi, 15 kilometers southwest of the city center of Yichun. It is 230 kilometers away from Nanchang, the capital of Jiangxi Province, 250 kilometers away from Changsha and 533 kilometers away from Wuhan.

Mingyue Mountain

Climate characteristics

Mingyue Mountain is a subtropical humid monsoon climate with strange landscapes and mild climate. The annual average temperature is around 12 °C-15 °C, and the annual average precipitation is 1800 mm-2000 mm. Adapted to the growth of various animals and plants, it is known as the “natural zoo” and the “plant kingdom”. The original features are well protected, the vegetation is flourishing, and the air anion content is as high as 70,000 per cubic centimeter, which is 35 times the national standard. It is called “natural oxygen bar”.

Mingyue Mountain


Mingyue Mountain belongs to the Wugong Mountain Range. It consists mainly of 12 peaks of more than 1000 kilometers above sea level, including Taiping Mountain, Yujing Mountain, Laoshan Mountain and Yangshan Mountain. The main peak is Taiping Mountain, with an altitude of 1735.6 meters.

Mingyue Mountain

Hydrological characteristics

The main rivers of Mingyue Mountain include Mingyue River, Wentang River and Zhuangyuan River.

Mingyue Mountain

Natural resources

Animal resources

Mingyue Mountain is rich in wild animal resources. The wild animals that are protected by the national I and II grades include 32 species of yellow-bellied horned owl, white-necked long-tailed pheasant, clouded leopard, golden cat, big lynx, small civet, and pangolin. Birds include mountain eagle, owl, wild bird, bamboo chicken, egret, thrush, spotted dragonfly, rhododendron, woodpecker, etc.; amphibians include frogs, stone frogs and baby fish.

Mingyue Mountain

Plant resources

There are more than 1,100 species of 62 families in Mingyue Mountain, including more than 300 species of arbor trees, and 13 species of national I and II protected trees. There are 667 hectares of concentrated contiguous and vigorously growing Huangshan pine pure forest. Mingyue Mountain is known as the “Natural Zoo and Botanical Garden”. There are not only medicinal materials such as rock ginseng and stone ear, but also the flowers of Mingshan Mountain, which are named after “Mingyue Mountain”, such as leaf red mountain tea, rhododendron, wood lotus, and deciduous wood lotus. Pine, bamboo, cypress, alfalfa, cedar, ginkgo, silver carp, green money willow and other trees, of which the southern yew originated from 230 million years ago is rich in paclitaxel, which is a rare plant in China.

Mingyue Mountain

Selenium hot spring

Selenium-containing hot springs and glutinous hot springs are distributed in Wentang and Hongjiang in Mingyue Mountain. Wentang Fused Hot Spring has a history of more than 2,000 years of Wentang Hot Spring. It is distributed within 8 square kilometers of Wentang Town at the foot of Mingyue Mountain. The sunrise water volume reaches 13,000 tons. The water temperature is kept at 68°C-72°C all year round. It is colorless and tasteless. Bath, sulfur free, contains more than 20 trace elements, especially rich in selenium. The annual water temperature of Hongjiangyu Hot Spring is 50 °C, and the sunrise water volume is 1800 tons.

Mingyue Mountain

Main Attractions


Mingyue Mountain consists of eight parts: Tanxia Scenic Area – Yungu Waterfall, Zhuhai Wanqing; Qingyun Scenic Area – Zhandao Tianchi, Qi Benyue; Wentang Town – Ink Jiangnan, Se-Self Hot Spring, Kanghe Health; Taiping Mountain Scenic Area – Cloud Middle grassland, snowy sunrise; Yujingshan Huamulian scenic area – exotic flowers and trees, ancient trees towering; 18 rows of scenic spots – walled thousands of miles, deep valleys, original strange; Yangshan District – Yanyang Zuting, Millennium Terraces; Hongjiang Scenic area – Lan Ruogu Village, Yuquan meditation.

Mingyue Mountain

Qingyun Plank Road

Qingyun Plank Road is located at the top of Mingyue Mountain at an altitude of about 1500 meters. The total length is about 3,100 meters. Because of its perennial fog, walking above, there is a sense of peace and quiet, hence the name Qingyun. It starts from Mengyue Mountain Villa and wears a star-moon cave. It ends in the Moon Lake. The Xingyue Cave is 150 meters long and is a natural stone cave.

Mingyue Mountain

Ruiqing Tower

Ruiqing Tower is located 1 km east of the summit of the main peak of Mingyue Mountain. The boulder is about 60 meters long and nearly 100 meters high. The bottom layer is large and the direction is constantly narrowing. There are more than a dozen horizontal directions from bottom to top. The crack, because it is under the Ruiqing Temple, hence the name Ruiqing Tower.

Mingyue Mountain

Yungu Waterfall

Yungu Waterfall is one of the eight scenic spots in Yichun. The Yungu Waterfalls are divided into five levels: Yungu Waterfall, Linglong Waterfall, Yuxian Waterfall, Yulong Waterfall and Feilian Waterfall. The waterfall water comes from the foot of the Taiping Mountain, and the Yungu Waterfall is the first level with a drop of 119.57 meters. On the left side of the waterfall, more than 70 meters high, the cliff stone “Yungu Waterfall” has four characters. The word is four meters square, and the lettering lasts for eight months. Yungu Waterfall is named after the waterfall is often in the haze, the water is always with the clouds.

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Wuxian Lingguan Temple

Wuxianling Guan Temple is located at the entrance of the scenic spot under the Mingyue Mountain Lake, covering an area of less than 2 square meters. There are five bodhisattvas in the temple. There are couplets on both sides of the temple. The upper line is: under the Jianfei Waterfall, the lower line is: Ze is in the Foxi, and the horizontal batch is: Lingguan Temple.

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Checkerboard stone

The checkerboard stone is located in the northeast direction of the Xiaxia Scenic Area. The checkerboard stone is a flat square stone block. It is supported by a stone arch. It is equipped with two stone boards, which resembles a square chessboard. Legend has it that Lu Dongbin played chess here.

Mingyue Mountain

Yangshan Tallinn

Yangshan Tallinn is located in the west of the southeast village of Hongjiang Township in the south of the city, at the foot of Yangshan Mountain. There are Tangshan, Song, Yuan, Ming and Qing Dynasties in the Tallinn of Yangshan. They are distributed in Tawoli, with eight hills including the net shape, the tiger shape and the Jiyun Peak. There are more than 100.

Mingyue Mountain

Yangshan Stone Turtle

Yangshan Stone Turtle is at the foot of the southeast village of Hongjiang Township at the foot of Mingyue Mountain. There is a small river with a width of three feet. Because the river is narrow, the people in the area called this small river a river named Danxi. In the middle of Danxi, there is a huge stone turtle, the glans looking up and the glans facing down.

Mingyue Mountain

Yangshan Ancient Temple

Yangshan Ancient Temple is also known as Yangshan Ancient Temple or Fuhui Ancient Temple. It is located in the ancient temple village of Nanshan in Yangshan Mountain. It is the old mountain fragrant place of Yangshan, and the birthplace of the big and small dragons and bodhisattvas in the surrounding prefectures. The god of Yangshan is the legendary two dragons. As early as the Emperor of the Han Dynasty, there was a temple built in the mountains of Yangshan, which is commonly known as the “old temple.”

Mingyue Mountain

Alpine meadow

The alpine meadows are mainly concentrated in the Taiping Mountain area of the Mingyue Mountain. Due to the uplift of the terrain and the vertical change of the climatic zone, the vertical distribution of the vegetation on the Mingyue Mountain is formed. The peaks above 1600 meters are basically grasses dominated by white grass. Dian belt.

Mingyue Mountain

Lion Peak

The Lion Peak is located less than 500 meters from the Yungu Waterfall. Looking north at the north and looking at this peak, like a long-haired lion that screams in the sky; looking south at the south, you can see a cub on the back of a long-haired lion, followed by a small lion. The mountain people in the area called the mountain peak the Lion Peak.

Mingyue Mountain

Development and construction


Mingyueshan has introduced InterContinental Hotels with an investment of 200 million yuan, Hengjing Hot Spring Hotel with an investment of 300 million yuan, and boutique tourism projects such as Vienna Resort Hotel, Wentang Shangpin Hotel, Wentang Yiquanwan Hotel and High-end B&B Project Turf Hotel. At the same time, the company has invested RMB 500 million in the Mingyue Ren and mineral water and nutrient water projects, and invested 100 million yuan in the Swan Lake Hot Spring Health Valley.

Mingyue Mountain has built a number of rural tourism projects, including the Twenty-four Bridge Mingyue Garden Pastoral Complex, Jingfu Ecological Park, and Sakura Valley Phase II.

Mingyue Mountain

Honor recognition

In December 1994, the State Forestry Administration approved the establishment of the National Forest Park in Mingyue Mountain.
In December 2010, Wenchun Town, Mingyue Mountain, Yichun City was listed as the first hometown of Chinese hot springs.
On September 8, 2015, Yichun Mingyueshan won the “Best Hot Spring Destination in China” award. On October 15, 2015, the National Tourism Resources Planning and Development Quality Evaluation Committee issued a notice that the Mingyue Mountain Tourist Area in Yichun City, Jiangxi Province met the requirements of the national 5A-level tourist scenic spot standard and was approved as a national 5A-level tourist scenic spot.
On December 18th, 2016, the “Comprehensive Well-off and Beautiful Rural Construction and Development Forum” hosted by China Internet News Center and co-organized by China Environmental Science Society was held in Beijing. At the meeting, Mingyueshan Hot Spring Scenic Area was awarded “China’s Most Beautiful Rural Tourism Destination”.
In 2017, Hongjiang Town of Yichun Mingyue Mountain was awarded the National Forest Culture Town.
In 2018, Mingyueshan Wentang Tourist Resort was awarded a national-level tourist resort.

Mingyue Mountain

Travel Information


You can drive to Yichun City via Shanghai-Kunming, Daguang, Tongyi and other expressways; take the train to Shanghai-Kunming high-speed train to Yichun station; Yichun Mingyueshan Airport, open to Beijing, Shenzhen, Shanghai, Kunming, Chengdu, Xiamen, Xi’an, Sanya 12 cities including Guangzhou, Qingdao, Nanjing and Haikou. From Beijing to Yichun for about 3 hours, from the two-way 8-lane Mingyue Avenue in Yichun City, 15 minutes to the Mingyue Mountain Scenic Area. At the same time, Yichun Central City opened three tourist bus lines 115, 116 and 118.


Regular ticket price and applicable rules:
The listing price of the scenic spot (ordinary individual passenger fare): 95 yuan / person · times.
Suitable for all people.
One person, one vote, it is effective to enter the scenic spot on the same day.
Preferential prices and applicable rules:
Ticket price: 45 yuan / person · times.
Students in the general higher education stage, high school education stage and compulsory education stage rely on their student ID (except for graduate students, doctors, masters and in-service colleges, correspondence, TV universities, and self-study students).
Minxi (Yichun, Pingxiang, Xinyu, Ji’an) citizens’ tickets (including the county and city) with their ID card (excluding holidays and Saturdays and Sundays).
Children between 120cm and 140cm in height.
Special approval team.
One person, one vote, it is effective to enter the scenic spot on the same day.
Free ticket applicable rules:
Children under 1.2 meters in height (including 1.2 meters).
Old people over the age of 65 in the field, local elderly over 60 years old (by resident ID card).
Disabled (by disability certificate).
Active service personnel, revolutionary disabled soldiers, decommissioned disabled persons, and special care recipients who enjoy pension benefits (by valid documents).
A person with a valid national tour guide card, manager’s qualification certificate and leader’s certificate.
News media reporter (by the National Press and Publication Administration issued a press card).
One person, one vote, enter the scenic spot on the same day.

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