Jiufeng Mountain Scenic Area

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Jiufeng Mountain Scenic Area

Jiufeng Mountain is located in Dabao Township in the northwest of Pengzhou. It is about 97 kilometers away from Chengdu, with an altitude of more than 3315 meters. It is the crown of Pengzhou mountains, a sacred and mysterious area, and a place shared by Taoism and Buddhism. It is composed of Jiufeng Mountain, Yinchanggou and danjingshan. On the top of the peak is the Leiyin temple built in the Ming Dynasty.

On sunny days, sunrise, sea of clouds and Buddha light can be seen. On cloudy days, we can see the wonder of "waterfall cloud". Mainly developed the Yinchanggou Scenic Spot with concentrated landscape in the Northeast foot.


The name of nine peaks is derived from nine peaks. According to the annals of Pengxian County, Jiaqing, Qing Dynasty: "in the northwest of China, there are nine peaks standing on the sky, which is actually the crown of all the mountains in Pengyi, so it is named." What is the shape of Jiufeng? According to the records of Jiaqing, the nine peaks are white dragon, rosefinch, flame and Tianya in the northeast, backlight in China and Japan, and Xianren, Huanglong, Yuanwu and Baihu peaks in the southwest

History of development

The nine peaks are surrounded by clouds and mist, and high into the sky. When the ancient Shu people did not know the relationship between the sun and the earth, they thought that the high and straight nine peaks blocked the way of the sun and the moon. They called the canyon between the nine peaks as "Menggu" (the place where the sun sleeps). Some people who study the classic of mountains and seas say that Jiufeng Mountain is the "Lingshan" in the western classic of great waste. Wupeng, Wuwei, Wuji, Wugu, Wuzhen, Wuli, Wudi, Wuxie, Wuluo and so on, went to the world from here. All kinds of drugs are growing here. When they go to the world, they should also) collect some to treat people. Therefore, the mountain is also known as "ladder", "fairy road" and "fairyland on earth". It is said that this mountain is a mountain where "climbing is the spirit", "climbing is God", "climbing can not die", "climbing can make wind and rain", "producing immortal medicine".

In history, many monks and sages stopped here. Since the song, yuan, Ming and Qing Dynasties, the story of the founder of Jiufeng has been spreading. In the past, Jiufeng Mountain awed the officials and the people. It seemed that they sincerely sought things from the mountain, but they defended the people to eliminate disasters, prayed for rain and prayed for children. The temple materials are also different. The temples in the mountains used too much iron tile and huge wood, which became an ideal raw material for legislation and steelmaking during the Great Leap Forward period.

Since 1985, the mountain has been developed into a provincial-level natural scenic spot. Religious circles are actively restoring temples and adding infinite luster to Jiufeng Mountain.

Main attractions

Flame peak

Among the peaks, the flame peak is particularly peculiar. During the period, there are deep canyons, swarms of waterfalls, clear springs, rhymed mountains and islands, colorful primeval forests, unpredictable cloud sea and Buddha light; azaleas are in full bloom in spring, as bright as the morning glow, and in winter, they are wrapped in red and enchanting. The Daoists and Buddhists vied for occupation. In the Northern Song Dynasty, it was already a resort in Western Sichuan. The flame peak became the synonym of Jiufeng Mountain. The Jiufeng Mountain mentioned by later generations does not refer to the nine peaks, but refers to the flame peak.

Tourism information


Chengdu North railway station, Guanghan, Xindu and Dujiangyan have direct tourist buses to Pengzhou. Chengdu and Pengzhou also have direct tourist buses to Jiufeng Mountain.

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