About Pingliang: Pingliang, located in eastern Gansu Province, was an important city along the ancient Silk Road. Pingliang has a long history and is rich in both natural scenery and cultural history. Here you will also find the combination of national park, national geopark, and most important mountain in Daoism that is the Kongtong Mountain National Park. You will also find the first structure in legendary ancient China for offering spiritual sacrifices - Gu Lingtai (古灵台 “Ancient Spirit Platform”) - and the first altar structure where the emperor made an offering to heaven - the Lotus Platform. Even more famous throughout the country are the area’s Longyin Temple (龙隐私 - “Hiding Dragon Temple”) and Zijing Mountain (“Thistle Mountain”).