E'mei Mountain was included in the list of both natural and cultural heritages by United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in 1996. It also is a scenic spot and one of the four most famous Buddhist Mountains in China, boasting magnificence and elegance.The main peak of the Emei Mountain, called Wanfo Peak, is 3079.3m above sea-level. The lofty peaks are beautifully decorated with green wooded areas, lending E'mei a unique elegance. Despite its beauty, it is so huge that climbing a present some difficulties, especially for the weak. The mountain is however equipped with cable-cars to make the ascent, especially for travelers, that bit more restful. Gazing at the sunrise over the clouds above the mountain is a wonderful experience, with the view of the glittering Buddha both marvelous and mysterious. Emei Mountain has a variety of temples, in which housed many are exquisite Buddhism antiques. The spiritual importance of Emei is such that many old Buddhists will spend several days in climbing up the mountain by foot.
A temple at the Golden Summit
Massive statue of Samantabhadra at the summit of Mount Emei
Sunrise over Mount Emei