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Fenghuangshan National Park

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Fenghuangshan National Park (凤凰山国家公园) is in Liaoning province.

Understand[edit]

Also called Phoenix Mountain, site is covered with temples, pagodas and monasteries. There is also a cave system that can be explored.

History[edit]

Landscape[edit]

Flora and fauna[edit]

Climate[edit]

Get in[edit]

  • Buses to the town of Fengcheng, just outside the park, from Dandong every few minutes throughout the day

Fees/Permits[edit]

¥60 for entrance into the park, 元10 for entrance into Phoenix Cave

Get around[edit]

There are park buses that can take you to various elevations for about Y 10-15 each segment. In the mid-elevation, there are cable cars that can take you to the top of the mountain for about Y 50 one way.

See[edit]

  • Views from the top of the mountain.
  • Glass-bottom bridge along mountain ridges (Y 3 extra).
  • Various temples interspersed throughout the park.
  • Phoenix Cave - colored light display on stalagtites.

Do[edit]

  • visit Mountain Temple Fair in April

Buy[edit]

Eat[edit]

There are stalls selling steamed corn and other food in the mid-elevation plaza, near the cable car station.

Drink[edit]

Sleep[edit]

Lodging[edit]

Camping[edit]

Backcountry[edit]

Stay safe[edit]

There are a number of footpaths, some of which are narrow and involve climbing iron ladders. A glove may help in grabbing the handles in cold weather. Watch your footing.

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