Mount Wudang, located near Danjiangkou City in the northwest of Hubei Province, is one of China's state-level scenic spots. With 72 peaks standing in an area of over 30 sq km, it has dangerously steep cliffs and valleys, and beautiful views.
The Heavenly Pillar Peak, its major peak, is 1,612 m. above sea level. The whole mountain route stretches for 60 km. Sacred to Taoism, Mount Wudang has 36 extant shrines and temples, which were mostly built in the Ming Dynasty. There are god statues, religious objects, and Taoist scripture of high relics and art value kept in them.
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