The Wudang Shan, also known as Wu Tang Shan, is a small mountain range in the northern part of the Hubei Province.
In the past the Wudang Shan was known for the quantity of Taoist monasteries, well known as academic centres for research, teaching and practice of meditation.
It is one of "The Four Sacred Mountains of Taoism".
St. Vincent & the Grenadines 1997
Temple in the Wudang Shan.
The stamp was issued in the series "50th Anniversary of Unesco".
China 2001, Wudang Shan.
Titles: Nanyan Monastery, Zixiao Monastery and Fuzhen Monastery.
China 2001, Tianzhu Peak 1612 and the Golden Palace.
The Golden Hall (Jindian or Jinding) is situated on the top of the Tianzhu Peak (1'612m). It is one of the most distinctive landmark within the Wudang Shan, built entirely of gilded copper (an incredible 20 tons of fine copper, and 300 kilograms of gold), the hall is one of the biggest gilded copper temples in China.