Called the Western Mountains in ancient times. Mount Huashan is located in Huayin City, about 120 km from Xi’an. It is bordered by the Yellow River and Weihe River in the north, and by the Qinling Mountains iin the south. Mountain Huashan, tall, straight and exquisite, is known as the “No. 1 dangerous mountain on earth” in the world. It is among the first group of national scenic and historic interest zones approved by the Chinese government.
Mountain Huashan is actually a huge piece of granite. Five peaks are most prominent: the North (Cloudy Terrace), South (Descending Wild Goose), East (Rising Sun), West (Lotus Flower) and Middle (Jade Gril) Peaks. Mount Huashan also contains profound cultural connotations, Taoist culture, cave and niche culture, go culture and tablet culture, and boasts abundant historical sites.