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Maofeng Mountain rated as national 4A-level tourist attraction

Recently, Maofeng Mountain, located in Baiyun District, Guangzhou, has been rated as a national 4A-level tourist attraction after a comprehensive assessment by the Department of Culture and Tourism of Guangdong Province.

Maofeng Mountain, part of the Jiulian Mountain range, is located in the northeast of the city, at the junction of Taihe Town and Zhongluotan Town. It is recognized as a "National Ecological Civilization Education Base", "Provincial Forest Park", "Guangdong Nature Education Base", "Guangdong Science Education Base", "Ecological Public Welfare Forest Demonstration Site", "Guangzhou Film and Television Shooting Location", "Off-Campus Practice Education Base for Young Pioneers", "Outstanding Unit of Tourist Attractions in Guangzhou", and "Outstanding Unit for High Quality Tourism Development in Baiyun District 2023".

Maofeng Mountain boasts an excellent geographical location, situated about 20 kilometers from the city center. The planned area is about 30 square kilometers and is surrounded by more than 20 peaks with an altitude of over 200 meters. The main peak, Lianhua Peak, reaches an altitude of 534.9 meters, making it the highest peak in Guangzhou's urban area.

The main attractions of Maofeng Mountain include Maofeng Charm, Lianhua Peak View, Tianhu Lake, Millennium Post Road, Ancient Temple, Camellia Garden, Cherry Garden, Red Maple Garden, Zilu Liuqing, Spring Pond, Fragrant Camphor Island, Zhengxie Garden, Special Forest Trail, and Lianhua Peak. With a forest coverage as high as 95%, the air negative ion content is rich, reaching up to 17,000/cm³, making it a natural oxygen bar in Guangzhou's urban area.

Ancient Temple

Tianhu Lake

Zilu Liuqing

Red Maple Garden

520 Photo Spot

Starry Sky at the Summit of Lianhua Peak

In recent years, Maofeng Mountain has made all-around efforts to cultivate cultural and tourism brands and enrich product offerings, constantly promoting the transformation of the culture and tourism industry and the integration of regional cultural tourism. It constantly launches new tourism projects and activities to provide tourists with a more colourful experience.

Cross-country Hiking Competition

 Intangible Cultural Heritage Lion Dance Performance

Red Maple Festival

Nature Education

Group Wedding 

Looking ahead, Maofeng Mountain will continue to promote the construction of cultural and tourism infrastructure in the surrounding areas, leverage its resources in ecological tourism, nature education, and forest healthcare, and promote the "Green and Beautiful Guangzhou Campaign" and the "high-quality development project of hundreds of counties, thousands of towns and thousands of villages".

Editor | Ge Yuting, Fanny, Abby, James

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