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Travel Guide Asia China Jiangxi



Jiangxi is a Chinese province, located in the central southeastern part of the country. The province has around 44 million inhabitants.




Sights and Activities

Mount Sanqingshan National Park

Mount Sanqing is a renowned Taoist sacred mountain located 40 kilometres north of Yushan County in with outstanding scenery. Sanqing means the "Three Pure Ones" in Chinese as Mount Sanqing is made up of three main summits: Yujing, Yushui, and Yuhua, representing the Taoist trinity.

A Chinese phrase “三峰峻拔、如三清列坐其巅” (“Three steep peaks, like the Three Pure Ones sit the summits”) explains why it was named San Qing. Amongst the three hills, the Yujing hill (1,817 metres above sea level) is the highest.

Mount Sanqing has been classified as a national park of China. It is a famous honeypot as well as a shelter for animals and plants. It contains more than 2,300 species of plants and 400 species of vertebrates. The total area of Mount Sanqing is 229 km². It became a National Geopark in 2005 and a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2008.



Getting There

By Plane

Nanchang Changbei International Airport (KHN) is located near the capital Nanchang and is the only airport in the province with international connections. These include Seoul Taipei and Hong Kong. Domestic destinations include all major cities like Shanghai, Beijing, Chengdu, Chongqing, Guangzhou, Nanjing, Kunming, Xiamen, Xi'an, Shenyang, Shenzhen, Nanning, Sanya and Qingdao.


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