Checkerboard Mesa Qipanshan Mountain

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Checkerboard Mesa Qipanshan Mountain

Qipanshan is located in the northeast of Shenyang City, adjacent to Fushun in the east, Hunhe in the west, Tieling in the South and Hadaling in the north. It is located in the west of the low mountain and hilly area in the east of Liaoning Province, about 32 kilometers away from the center of Shenyang City.

The green in spring, the scenery in summer, the maple in autumn and the snow in winter make the scenery here unique. It is also famous for hosting the international women's world chess championship competition at home and abroad. According to legend, in ancient times, there were black and white Erlong living in this mountain, so this mountain used to be called "Longshan". Because of the age, nowadays "Longshan" is seldom used, and fewer people know the name.

Qipanshan International Scenic Tourism Development Zone is the largest natural scenic spot in Shenyang. It covers an area of 203 square kilometers. Among them, the scenic area covers 142 square kilometers and the sub-city area covers 61 square kilometers. It is mainly composed of natural mountains, rivers and forests and collects forest eco-tourism, ice and snow tourism, scenic tourism, vacation tourism, scenic spots and historic sites tourism, chess and cards competition, popular science knowledge, business and trade. Shopping, recreation and entertainment as one of the tourist attractions.


topographic features

Qipanshan belongs to the Hadaling Remains of Changbai Mountains, which extends westward in the low mountain and hilly area of Eastern Liaoning Province. It belongs to tectonic denudation hilly landform. Its elevation is between 100-266 meters, and its topographic gradient varies from 10 to 30 degrees, with an average gradient of about 15 degrees. It is trending from northeast to southwest.

Chessboard mountain, 260.1 meters above sea level, is the second peak. There used to be a huge stone chessboard under the hilltop slope. Legend has it that the immortal Lu Dongbin and Tieguai Li once played games here, which is the origin of the name of chessboard mountain.

Mount Huishan, 265.9 meters above sea level, is the crown of all mountains. Its ridge rocks are bare and the distance is gray. It looks like a snow-covered mountain peak. The "Jingxue of Mount Huishan" is one of the eight scenic spots in Shenyang.

Ocean Mountain is 241.8 meters above sea level, shaded by trees, so it has the reputation of "Yangshan emerald".

Regional location

The administrative jurisdiction area of Qipanshan Tourism Development Zone is 190 square kilometers, the longest is 28 kilometers in the north and south, and the widest is 15.3 kilometers in the East and west. There are abundant internal and external communication networks in the region. There are three-ring Expressway and Shen-Ha Expressway on the peripheral roads, Shenqi Road, Ma-Song Road, Shen-Fu Road, Jixi Expressway, Mao Wang Road, Puwang Road and Jiman Road on the interior, and Shen-Ji Railway passes through the region. Within the 100 km area centered on Shenyang, the central Liaoning urban agglomeration is surrounded by Tieling City, Fushun City, Liaoyang City, Anshan City and Benxi City, with a radiation population of 24 million.

Climatic characteristics

The climate of Qipanshan belongs to the middle temperate monsoon climate. It is cold and snowy in winter for a long time, while hot and rainy in summer for a short time. The climate change is obvious in spring and autumn. It is windy in spring and sunny in autumn. The annual average temperature is 7.41 C. The temperature in summer is about 2 degrees lower than that in urban areas. The annual frost-free period is 148 days, the annual average precipitation is 750 mm, and the average relative humidity is 65-70%.

Hydrological condition

Chebanshan Section of Hunhe River: The Hunhe River originated in Ronmaling, a branch of Changbai Mountain, Qingyuan County, Fushun City. It was managed to enter the Bohai Sea after the confluence of Sancha River and Taizi River. The Qipanshan Development Zone covers a total length of 14.34 kilometers. It runs through Xiaorenjing, Renjing, Xinglongbao, Gaokan, Zhongma, Xiama and seven rooms. The area of the basin is 54 square kilometers. It is a river under provincial jurisdiction.

Old Station River: Originated in Weitang Village, Mantang Township, the river is 7.3 kilometers long, 25-30 meters long, and the basin area is 16.88 square kilometers. It flows through Weitang, Old Station, Gaokan, Toudao, Cotton, Hulu and other villages and towns, and eventually converges into Hunhe River, which is a river under district jurisdiction.

Renjinghe River: Originated in Yaogou Village, Gaokan Town, the river is 4.2 kilometers long and 15-20 meters wide. The river basin covers an area of 7.41 square kilometers. It flows through the waist ditch, Xiaorenjing, Renjing and Xinglong villages and converges into Hunhe River. It is a river under district jurisdiction.

Zhongma River: Originated in Shenyang Botanical Garden, the river is 2.6 kilometers long and 10-15 meters wide. The river basin covers an area of 5.1 square kilometers. It flows through botanical gardens, Shangma, Zhongma, Sanjiazi, Xiama, Qifang and Yantai, and converges into Hunhe River. It is a river under district jurisdiction.

Sishui River: Originated in Fushun, the river is 4.6 kilometers long and has a watershed area of 43.23 square kilometers. It flows through Zhonghe, Xiawazi and Dafu villages and converges into Hunhe River. It is a river under district jurisdiction.

Pu River: Originated in Xianger Mountain, Hengdao River, Tieling City, the river is 13.5 kilometers long and 15 meters wide. The river basin covers an area of 150 square kilometers. It flows through Wangbin Village and Huishan Village and converges into Hunhe River. It is a river under municipal jurisdiction and the main river for storing water in Qipanshan Reservoir.

Mantang River: Originated in Shangmu Village, Mantang Township, the river is 13.9 kilometers long and 10 meters wide. The river basin covers an area of 18.88 square kilometers. It flows through Shangmu, Zhongmu, Xiamu, Donggou, Shangmantang, Xiamantang, Shangshui, Zhongshui and Xiamu, and into Hunhe River. It is a river under district jurisdiction.

Xiuhu: Surrounded by mountains, the lake is 3.3 kilometers long in East and west, 1.5 kilometers tolerant in North and south, with an area of 5.04 square kilometers. Its normal water storage is 30 million cubic meters. The water quality of the lake is clear and the aquatic resources are abundant.

natural resources

Qipan Mountain is rich in species resources. It is a transitional zone between Changbai Mountain flora and North China flora and Mongolian flora. In the early spring season, mountain red, pear, peach, plum and apricot trees all over the country compete to open. In the late autumn season, hazelnut, mountain red and other fruits are abundant and magnificent.

Scenic spot

The main scenic spots are: Bitang Fenghui, Beiling Chunxiao, Fangcao Yuntian, Xiuhu Smoke and Rain, Huishan Qingxue, Chess Board Overview, Xiangyang Red Leaf, Wangyun Temple, Xiangyang Temple, Xianren Cave, Point Jiangtai, Mother's Stone, Gaogouli Mountain City, Guiling, Wanghu Pavilion, Qingxue Tower, Dangerous Pavilion and Nantianmen.

Xiu Lake Scenic Area

Xiuhu Lake is the largest scenic spot within the scope of Qipanshan International Scenic Tourism Development Zone. From all sides of the river, it winds and forms a "Xiu" character, so it is called "Xiuhu".

Xiuhu Lake covers an area of 50,000 square meters. It is facing water and mountains. It can climb mountains and rivers. It is surrounded by mountains and rivers. The scenery and color of the lake are magnificent and moving. It's not as broad as the Hun River; it's not as turbulent as the Pu River. The beauty of Xiuhu Lake is because of its tranquility and profundity. This tranquility and profundity comes from the heart of the Lakers. It is the inspiration of the Lakers'pursuit of thousands of mountains and rivers.

Guandong Film and Television City

Guandong Film and Television City is located in the Chebanshan Scenic Area of Shenyang, which is adjacent to the north end of Xiuhu Highway in the West and mountainous slope forest in the east. Following the features of the northern market area of Shenyang in the late Qing Dynasty and the early Republic of China, Guandong Film and Television City, surrounded by ancient city walls, centered on the Great View Tea Garden of the Northern Market in the 1930s, has built 40 buildings, such as tea houses, restaurants, theatre gardens, shops, drum towers and houses. It is an "open-air museum" that integrates film and television shooting, tourism and leisure experience to reproduce the folk customs of the old northern market of Shenyang. "

The Shenyang north market, which has a history of over 100 years, was once famous for the Beijing flyover, the Tianjin trade fair and Shanghai Town God's Temple. It once had all kinds of entertainment places, restaurants and movie theaters, and it was a bustling entertainment area with rich cultural and traditional characteristics. It also became the epitome of Northeast folk culture and citizen culture at that time. As the years passed, Laobei city was decadent and decadent, and the bells of the imperial temple in the eight sceneries of Shengjing had already been drowned in the frost of the years. Now, Guandong Film and Television City will bring back the flourishing scenes of the past to people's eyes. It can be said that Guandong Film and Television City has restored the original style of history and gathered the life images of an era.

Guandong Film and Television City is a collection of representative buildings in the late Qing Dynasty, the early years of the Republic of China, the period of occupation, the Jiangjia Dynasty and other important historical stages. The "miscellaneous bars" in the North mainly consist of small and medium-sized shops and businesses, reproducing the life of ordinary people at that time; the eastern recreational areas, reflecting the typical form of semi-colonial and semi-feudal society, highlighting the conflict and coexistence of native original ecological culture and "exotic products"; the southern commercial districts, represented by large department stores and typical fairs, reflect the rise of modern industry and commerce; and the central and western commercial districts, which are complex. Chinese shops and busy streets, coupled with advanced trams at that time, create a busy atmosphere in the commercial center.

The Stage of Appointing Commander

It is also called Hanwang Point General Terrace, located on the east side of Xiuhu Lake. It is a large stone terrace with a height of 1 metre and an area of more than 20 square metres. It is said that it was the relic of the Emperor Taizu Nur Hachi in the Qing Dynasty.

Fairy Cave

It is a natural karst cave, located at the foot of chessboard mountain, about 200 meters deep. Legend has it that immortals once lived in it, and now it has been turned into a magical exploration cave.

Xiangyang Temple

Once a magnificent and brilliant ancient temple, it was unfortunately destroyed and is now being repaired.

Mama stone

Standing on the eastern shore of Xiuhu Lake, it is more than five meters tall and resembles a woman, hence its name.


Facing the water barrier of Dianjungtai, there is a cliff, which looks like a grimacing face. The local people call it Shiyaozi, or Ghost Yaozi.

Shen Qi Lu

The main road leading to Chesboard Mountain in Shenyang City has beautiful scenery on both sides of the road. The Olympic torch was passed on this road in 2008.

Xiangyang ancient temple

Founded in the Ming Dynasty, the temple covers hundreds of acres and has two upper and lower halls. The upper halls are dedicated to statues of Guanyin Bodhisattva and the eighteen Arhats. The walls are painted with coloured murals and the lower halls are dedicated to the four heavenly kings. On the south side of the hall is a brick pagoda, a Buddhist hall, a plaque hanging in front of the door, engraved with the four characters "Shuangfeng Cuiyong", Xiangyang Temple pilgrims continue all the year round.

Qipanshan has just discovered the site of beacon tower in Shenyang during the Han Dynasty.

Tourist guide

Admission ticket

Since 2015, it is free to enter the scenic spot, with 35 yuan for Huishan Cableway, 20 yuan for cruise boat and 40 yuan for speedboat; 80 yuan for Shenyang Wildlife Park and 68 yuan for Guandong Film and Television City (all tickets for purchasing the Wildlife Park or Guandong Film and Television City include entrance tickets for the scenic spot).

Opening Hours

The ticket sales and operation time of the gate of the scenic spot is 8:30-16:30, and the operation time of Guandong Film and Television City is 9:00-17:00. The scenic spot is open all day.


Shenyang aged wine

Because of climate and other reasons, Northeast people have formed a habit of drinking. Shenyang aging wine is a long-standing specialty of Shenyang. It is made from sorghum produced in Northeast China as raw material, wheat Daqu as saccharifying agent, artificial cellar, long-term storage, natural roasting, meticulous blending and other methods. Liquor quality is clear and crystal, rich fragrance, pleasant and mellow entrance, endless after-dinner fragrance, is a long-standing specialty.

Coloured stone mosaic

Coloured stone mosaic is mainly made of natural marble, and is made of dead stone, agate, white marble, Venus stone and other colored stones. It uses the natural morphological characteristics, texture and rich colors of various colored marble stones to absorb the stone painting crafts made from ancient mural art.

Snack back

Legend has it that during the Guangxu period of the Qing Dynasty, a family surnamed Jin opened a biscuit shop in Beimen of Shenyang to make a living. Business has been bad because of poor management. One day it was Mid-Autumn Festival, business was more depressed, and no diners came to the shop until noon. The shopkeeper was at a loss. He took out several copper coins from the iron box, bought some beef and went home to chop into meat fillings. He rolled the pancake noodles into thin skins, folded them up in folds, and prepared to eat at his home for the festival. At this time, a messenger suddenly came in from the outside. When he came into the shop, he saw the novelty of the shape of the branded food in the pot. Once he tasted it, he tasted it very well. The messenger immediately told the shopkeeper to braze another box and send it to the post. After eating, everyone shouted in unison. Since then, this kind of food has gained a great reputation. Officials and people are scrambling to buy it. Business is booming day by day, so it is named "turning back".

Feather picture

Feather painting is a kind of painting made from beautiful feathers of various birds, with the help of traditional Chinese painting composition and expression means of sculpture, woodcut, decoration technology, etc. Its unique interest, fresh style, quite popular with people.

Traffic guide

The chessboard is adjacent to Fushun in Shandong, Tieling in the north and Shenyang in the West and south. The traffic in the scenic spot is very convenient. The Dongling-Qipanshan Expressway, Shentie, Maowang, Shenfu and other highways directly reach the scenic spot. These highways are connected with Shenyang Outer Ring Expressway, Shenda Expressway and Taoxian Airport Highway, which constitute a convenient highway network and have opened two public transportation routes from the city center to the scenic spot.

Bus route

Shenyang North Railway Station and Maluwan take No. 168 bus to the terminal.

Self driving route

1. Dongling West Road-Shenqi Road-Qipanshan

2. Second Ring Road-Ma Guanqiao-Shen Qi Road-Qipanshan

3. Shenfu Road-Qipanshan