Reasons to Recommend: Mount Emei is one of the four famous mountains of Chinese Buddhism, and it is also the temple of Samantabhadra Bodhisattva. There are numerous Buddhist monasteries in the mountains that combine to give this place a holy and serene atmosphere. The scenery in the mountains are beautiful. The four seasons each have their own characteristics. If you are lucky, you can see the sunrise and sea of clouds. Do note that the monkeys in Mount Emei are notoriously naughty. They are not afraid of people, and even take the initiative to ask tourists for food.
Reasons to Recommend: The Baoguo Temple, not far from Mount Emei, was built in the Wanli Period of the Ming Dynasty and is the starting point for most tourists to visit the Emei Mountain Scenic Area. The plaque of the "Baoguo Temple" on the temple gate is from the hand of Emperor Kangxi of the Qing Dynasty. It is also the center of the Buddhist activities in the mountains. The main hall is the Maitreya Hall, the Daxiong Hall, the Seven Buddha Hall and the Puxian Hall. Today it is home to the Emeishan Buddhist Association, where many large ceremonies are held.
Reasons to Recommend: Wannian Temple is located in the heart of Emei Mountain. It is one of the eight temples of Mount Emei. It was built in the DongJin Dynasty and has a long history. It was originally named Puxian Temple. It was named "Shengshou Wannian Temple" during the Ming Dynasty. The Beamless Hall in the temple were made up of brick structures, were built by the Wanli Emperor for his mother's birthday. In the "Xingyuan Building" in the temple, the Buddha's Tooth, the Bayeux and the Wanli Golden Seal are the treasures that tourists definitly don‘t want to miss.
Reasons to Recommend: The Jieyin Temple is located in the Emei Mountain Scenic Area of Emeishan City, Leshan City. It was originally the place to receive pilgrims and meals. It is one of the main monasteries in Emei Mountain. It was built in the Song Dynasty as the new temple, and in the Ming Dynasty was expanded into a temple. It is also called the Chaoyang Pavilion. There is a statue of Amitabha, and the Daxiong Hall is for the statue of Sakyamuni, on both sides for the Kaye and the Ananda.
Reasons to Recommend: Huazang Temple is a temple in the clouds located in the center of Jinding, the summit of Mount Emei. The buildings of the temple are decorated with large amounts of copper which shines out with great brilliance under the sunlight. The temple is built atop the mountain. The highest is the Puxian Hall, also known as Jindian (the Golden Temple) or Jinding (the Golden Summit), and hence the mountains is named "Jinding." The Huazang Temple was built in the Eastern Han Dynasty, but the temples that exist today have been rebuilt in recent years. Today, the temple is still booming, attracting many believers to worship. In the front of the Huazang Temple stands the statue of Samantabhadra (the universal worthy) with ten heads facing four different sides.