Mount Lu Scenic Area, also called Kuang Mountain or Kuang Lu Scenic Area, is a famous mountain located in the Jiujiang city of the Jiangxi Province, standing erectly near the plains of the middle and lower reaches of the Yangtze River and the Panyang Lakes and also extending for 25 kilometers long and 15 kilometers wide from the northeast to southwest and stretching among more than 90 peaks.
Being an AAAAA level scenic spots in China, the Mount Lu Scenic Area is one of the developments to the Chinese civilization. The Buddhism and Taoism temple here are on behalf of the White Deer Cave Ancient Academy of the neo-Confucianism idea and on behalf of the Guanyin Bridge of the high-tech architecture in ancient times, and it integrates into the natural beauty of outstanding value by its unique way so as to form into one of the cultural landscapes with high aesthetic value and closely contact with the Chinese national spirit and cultural life. It is one of the Four Major Summer Resorts in China together with the Jigong Mountain, Beidaihe and Mogan Mountain.
Those tall and straight and green mountains, spraying-snow-and-sound-ray like silver springs and plunging waterfall, rapidly changing sea of clouds, beautiful and spectacular and exquisite garden architectures, cloud and mist of all the year round, and all kinds of strange stones and pines and most of all the spring-like cool climate in the midsummer make the Mount Lu Scenic Area a ideal place for travelers from home and abroad yearning to have a visit—it is most famous scenic spot and summer resort in China.
Lushan region is rich in water resource and it has a wealth of precipitation, surface water and groundwater, besides, it is rich in biological resources with the forest coverage rate of 76.6%; most of all, it features moderate climate with the cool summer and not so clod winter and the characteristic of its season is late spring, short summer, early autumn and long winter.
Travel information: 1) Opening time: 6:00 a.m. – 20:00 p.m. 2) Ticket price: 180 RMB/adult in peak season and 135 RMB/adult in slack season. 3) Duration suggestion: 3 days. 4) Best time to visit: summer time as it is very cool at that time.