Since the Tang Dynasty, Guifeng Mountain has been a famous mountain in Guangdong, with legendary famous landscapes all over the mountain, such as the Match Line Pass, Yongzhen Mountain Gate, Languang Pavilion, Ruquan Well, Bixia Building, Yutai Square, Yuhu Small Garden, and 100 Orchards, each with its own characteristics.
There are two famous temples on Guifeng Mountain: Yutai Temple and Ziyun Temple. Yutai Temple is an ancient temple built in the Tang Dynasty with a history of more than 1,300 years. It has always been known as one of the four ancient jungle temples in Lingnan. The largest Buddhist shrine in the town. The Ziyun Temple, which was relocated and rebuilt on a grand scale, is one of the largest Taoist Temples in Guangdong Province.
Yutai Temple was built strictly in accordance with the architectural style of Buddhism and the architectural style of the temples of the Tang Dynasty. It is divided into three entrances. The first entrance is the Tianwang Palace. In the middle of the main hall, the smiling Maitreya Buddha is enshrined. The upper two sides of the Heavenly Kings Hall are the Ksitigarbha Pavilion and the Garan Hall. Ksitigarbha is one of the four great buddhists in Buddhism. The Garan God is the patron saint of the temple, and the Garan God erected here is the general of the Shu Han of the Three Kingdoms—Guan Yu, also known as the emperor of Guan Gong Guan.
The central building of Yutai Temple is the Daxiong Hall. The four characters on the plaque are written by Ye Xuanping, the former governor of Guangdong Province. The payment is made by the founder of Buddhism, Sakyamuni, who is also known as the "Tathagata Buddha". Standing on both sides of the Buddha is his disciple, the elder is Venerable Kassapa, and the younger is Venerable Nanda. On both sides of the main hall, there are nine nobles standing on each side, which are called "eighteen arhats" by the people. There is also a pure white white marble Guanyin for sending children in the Hall of Great Heroes.
The third entrance of Yutai Temple is Guanyintang. There is a white marble pagoda in front of the Guanyin Hall, also known as the Thousand Buddha Pagoda. It was built in the 22nd year of Kangxi in the Qing Dynasty, 1683, and has a history of more than 300 years. The tower is 6.1 meters high and divided into seven floors. It is a seven-level buddha, and its craftsmanship is extremely exquisite.
Guifeng Mountain is lush and lush all year round, with eucalyptus forests, pine forests, maple forests, lotus forests, acacia forests and native shrubs rising and falling in a staggered manner, forming a three-dimensional landscape forest, producing a large number of negative ions. When you come to Guifeng Mountain, you can also admire the unique and rare exotic flowers and plants of Xinhui, such as Xinhui exotic flowers, small ylang-ylang, wild orchid, golden osmanthus and so on.
Guifeng Mountain has three grand and enthusiastic tourism and folk cultural festivals every year. The first is the Double Ninth Festival. Every year from the first to the ninth day of the ninth month of the lunar calendar, people from Jiangmen, Xinhui, and even Taishan, Kaiping, Zhongshan, Shunde and other western Pearl River Delta regions flock to Guifeng to climb the Chongyang Festival, up to 20 per year. Ten thousand people. The whole Guifeng is constantly flowing and crowded. The second is the Wansheng Cup Dragon Boat Race held in Yuhu Lake, Guifeng on National Day, which has become one of the annual tourism events. The third is the Guifeng Spring Cultural Temple Fair during the Spring Festival every year. The first bell of the New Year, the monks praying for blessings, the lion waking up, the golden dragon offering Rui, the Xinhui fish lanterns and other traditional festive programs and the gongs and drums, Cantonese opera excerpts, southern martial arts, Xinhui cuisine And other cultural and artistic programs make visitors happy and forget to return. On average, the total number of visitors to Guifeng Temple Fair each year exceeds 300,000.
Guifeng Mountain Scenic Area has complete tourist facilities. The hotel services in the area are all equipped with four-star or higher standards, including food, accommodation, entertainment, leisure, vacation, business, and conference services. At the eastern foot of Guifeng Mountain, nearly a thousand acres of sports park is huge, with more than ten entertainment facilities such as barbecue, grass skating, tennis, and go-karting. Guifeng Food Street gathers Lingnan Cantonese cuisine, special game dishes, seafood and other delicacies. Famous foods such as Yutai Suxinzhai, Tangerine Duck, Bingxin Bitter Melon, Eastern Goat, Palace Roasted Goose, and Beggar's Chicken are well-known and popular among diners.