This national key scenic spot located in the north suburb of Quanzhou is 2 km from the down town and directly accessible by bus. The sight is known as “No.1 Penglai Mountain in Fujian Province” and the “Back garden of Quanzhou”.
The scenic sight covers a total area of 62 km2, consisting Qingyuan Mountain, Jiuri Mountain, Lingshan secret tomb, and Xibeiyang. Qingyuan Mountain has three national key culture relics located on 8 sites. The most attractive site is the giant granite statue of an old gentleman, which is 5.63 meters high, 6.85 meters thick and 8.01 meters wide. Covering an area of 55 m2, it is the largest Taoist granite statue existing at present in China. In addition, there are also Islamic tombs in Song Dynasty, Qifeng rock calligraphy group on Jiuri Mountain, the granite statue of “Sanshifu (Three-generation Buddha)”of Tibetan Buddhism of Yuan Dynasty, the giant granite statue of “Amituofu”, and the Buddhist relics of Hongyi master, the senior monk in modern history, and the Buddhist relics of Hui-an native Guanqin master monk which is brought back from Taiwan. The mountain has gathered rock calligraphies of Taoism, Confucius, Buddhism, Muslim, Muni, as well as many fine calligraphy since Tang and Song Dynasties, hence the name of “Museum of Stone Carving”.
Take bus No. 601, No. 15, No. 30 or No.28.