Tiantai Mountain Scenic Area, Zhejiang province
天台山景区（tiān tái shān jǐng qū）
Tiantai Mountain Scenic Area is known for its beautiful scenery and for being one of the cradles of Chinese Buddhism. [Photo/zjtts.com.cn]
Tiantai Mountain Scenic Area is a renowned national scenic area situated in Tiantai county, Taizhou city, in eastern Zhejiang province. It is known for its beautiful scenery and for being one of the cradles of Chinese Buddhism and also the home of traditional Taoism.
Guoqing Temple is one of the best-preserved large temples in China. [Photo/zjtts.com.cn]
Guoqing Temple has been restored many times in later dynasties. It is now a grand temple with more than 800 rooms.
Shiliang Waterfall in Tiantai Mountain Scenic Area [Photo/zjtts.com.cn]
Shiliang Waterfall in Tiantai Mountain Scenic Area is a masterpiece of nature. With a thundering roar, the waterfall plummets about 40 meters into a deep pool.
Scenic spot level: AAAAA
Ideal sightseeing season: April to October
Opening hours: 8 am-5 pm
Ticket price: 60 yuan ($8.70)
Address: Tiantai county, Taizhou city, Zhejiang province
Tiantai Mountain is famous as a summer resort in Zhejiang province. The best time to visit is from April to October, so one can enjoy the beautiful scenery while avoiding the summer heat.