Wudang Shan武当山

Wudang Shan 武当山

Text by Margie.  Photos include some of the best murals from Wudang Shan taken with the permission of the monks and nuns.
Exercising-Monks

This revered Taoist mountain, birthplace of Taichi and Unesco Heritage Site is more or less equidistant from Yichang and Wuhan. This is why, after disembarking from our Yangzi cruise in Yichang, we decided to make our way to the mountain from there.

Purple-Cloud-Temple

Getting there

An early-morning bus from Yichang’s modern bus station takes us to Wudang town in about five-and-a-half hours, lunch stop included. We are amazed by the brand-new and virtually deserted motorways on which we are travelling, through a pretty landscape of green fields, with a backdrop of distant mountains. Apart from the Continue reading “Wudang Shan武当山”