Emei Mountain lies seven kilometers southwest of Emeishan City and is one of the four mountain ranges in China that Buddhists consider sacred. It was included in the UNESCO world heritage list in 1996. The mountain stretches more than 200 kilometers from south to north. Its main peak, Wanfo Top, is 3,099 meters above sea level. Since ancient times Emei Mountain has been described as "Beauty Under Heaven". Temples were built as early as the Eastern Han Dynasty (25–220) and Buddhism was introduced to the mountain during the Jin Dynasty. In the Ming and Qing dynasties there were more than 150 temples.
A legend claims that the mountain was where Samantabhadra gave lectures on Buddhism and most temples house a statue of Samantabhadra. The main scenic spots on the mountain include the Baoguo Temple, Wannian Temple, Fohu temple, Qingyin Pavilion, Heilongjiang Tunnel, Hongchun Platform, Xianfeng Temple (Jiulao Cave), Xixiang Pond and Golden Summit. These places are at different altitudes and have different climates. Temperatures at the top of mountain are 15 degrees lower than at the foot. Emei Mountain is a well-known natural museum with more than 3,000 specimens of plants and 2,000 types of animals including groups of monkeys that appear on the mountain roads and fascinate the tourists.
Mout Emei is one of the four most famous Buddhist Mountains in China, boasting magnificence and clegance. The lofty peaks are beautifully decorated with green wooded areas. Besides its beauty, it is so huge that climbing is difficult, especially for the weak. However, the mountain is equipped with cable cars to carry you to the top of the mountain. Seeing sunrise over the clouds on the top of the mountain is a wonderful experience. Mout Emei is also famous for its abundant animal and plant resources. Many rare and endangered animal and plant species can be seen there.
峨眉山(Mout Emei)是中国最有名的四大佛教名山之一，壮丽而优雅。高鸷的山峰因绿色林区点缀而美丽。峨眉山不仅美丽，而且高大，爬上山是件很困难的事，尤其是对身体不好的人来说。不过，峨眉山配有缆车(cable car),可以带你到山顶。在山顶的云雾缭绕中观看日出是非常美妙的经历。峨眉山也因其丰富的动植物资源而出名。在峨眉山，你可以见到许多珍稀濒危动植物物种。
Mt. Emei Scenic area includes Leshan Giant Buddha ，and it is located in Emeishan City of Sichuan Province with the Giant Buddha sitting at the confluence of Minjiang，Dadu，and Qingyi rivers.
Mount Emei rises in the southwestern part of the Chengdu Plain in Emeishan City，with its highest peak being 3 099 meters above sea level. The craggy southern part of the mountain is crisscrossed by ravines and covered with a dense growth of plants，while the northern part features sheer precipices，and waterfalls cascading down the slope.
Mount Emei is called the"mountain of brightness"in Buddhism. The legend goes that the Guangxiang Temple on the mountain top was where the goddess of benevolence performed Buddhist rituals，thus making it one of the four famous sacred mountains of Buddhism in China. There used to be over100 temples and halls on the mountain，but only some 20 still stand. The Baoguo Temple situated at the foot of the mountain is the largest temple on Mount Emei，built during the Ming Dynasty(13f 8一l (W4).The red copper Huayan Pagoda inside the temple is an important relic for studying Chinese Buddhism. The 14-storyed pagoda is seven meters high and its walls are engraved with more than 4 700 images of Buddha and the full text of the Buddhist Sutra of the Huayan Sect.
The Giant Buddha of Leshan is carved on Lingyun Hill，east of Leshan City，which is not far away from Mount Emei. The solemn Buddha is 71 meters high and its head itself is 14. 7 meters high. Its ear is 6. ? meters long，eye 3.3 meters wide，and shoulder 34 meters wide. Its head is covered with I 021 chignons. Its middle finger is t3.3 meters long，and each of the feet are I I meters long and 8. 5 meters wide。large enough to accommodate more than It>0 people sitting on it. The huge figure sits with his hands resting on his knees，his head reaching the hilltop and his feet the river，occupying the entire hillside.
乐山大佛依乐山市东部距峨眉山不远的凌云山而凿造。庄严的大佛身高71米，头高14. 7米，耳长6. 2米，眼宽3. 3米，肩宽34米:大佛头上:.盘有1 021个发髻，其中指长8.3米，每只脚长11米，宽8.5米，脚面可围坐百人以上。大佛双手抚膝而坐，头与山齐，足踏大江，占据了整个山坡。
Surrounded by the charm of both the mountains and rivers，leshan Giant Buddha integrates both the beauty of a natural heritage and the gems of human culture. In the area of 2.5 square kilometres there are ? sites under Class I state protection and 4 sites under Class II state protection.
The Giant Buddha faces the historic and cultural Leshan City on the other side of the river. The Giant Buddha is the center of the scenic area，and around it，there are a number of sites of interest，such as the Detached Mound from the irrigation system of Dujiang Weir by Li Bing in Qin Dynasty .the cliff-tomb clusters of Han Dynasty，Buddhist figure carvings，pagodas，and temples of Tang and song Dynasties，as well as architectural groups of Ming and Qing Dynasties.
Mount Emei and the Leshan Giant Buddha have now been unified into one scenic area and were put on the world cultural and natural heritage lists in 1996.
Mount Emei (an elevation of 3 099 metres),located 165 kilometres from Chengdu,capital of Sichucm Province,draws the most attention for its 154-kilometre spread，attracting tourists since ancient times with phenomenal views all the year round.
Mt. Emei is known as one of the four primary shrine mountains of Buddhism in China and the famous national park,situated 7km southwest of Emeishan City, Sichuan Province.
The mountain stretches out for 23km from south to north, occupying an area of about 115km2.
Viewed from afar, its catchy Da'e and Er'e hills stand side by side in quite a symmetry,long and thin like the delicate eyebrows of a beautiful maid, hence the name, which literally means "the charming eyebrow of a beautiful maid" in Chinese