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My wife comes from Taiyuan and had never seen or heard of this Buddha mountain.
Dear friends brought us there and we were taken to meet a Shi-fu who has a small museum with a most wonderful display of lanterns dating back 2000 years from...More
We went here on a cold winter day in Taiyuan to escape the city smog and see some local history. The Mengshan mountain carving is amazing and the park is run exceptionally well. I am very glad we were here in winter though as it...More
This is well worth going to if you are in Taiyuan, in a nice foresty area with little streams to walk alongside. You can see the Buddha from quite a way away, and it is a good feeling to finally get up to it, having...More
I visited the buddha a couple of years ago, not in 2015, which is offered by system.There were a large number of visitors then. The green mountain, clean stream, natural scenes made me wanna go there again.
I would highly recommend visiting this site. We visited on a chilly day in November. The air quality in Taiyuan is terrible but here it was ok. It was a peaceful place. We were very time limited as we had a train to catch and...More
There are many amazing holy sites in China- all flourishing without the need for prompting from Formal religion- mercifully absent from the lives of the people. Menshang Mountain Budda in Taiyuan tops the list for it's unique location- just sit gaze, and wonder- "How did...More
This Buddha is over 1400 years old and it is located in a great forest with a nice walk through the trees and beside streams . It is a fantastic monument and if you are on Taiyuan well worth the visit .
You can enjoy the nature for someone like hiking. It takes about an hour walk to the moutain. It is also availabe to take a shuttle bus to the middle point and takes 0.5 hour to walk to the moutain. It is not convenient to...More