Beihai Scenic Area

Huangshan Beihai Scenic Area, Huangshan Attractions,  Huangshan Travel GuideThe North Sea Scenic Area is just a few kilometers away from the Cloud-dispelling Pavilion in the West Sea Scenic Area, with the Yellow Mountains Xihai Hotel on the way. The Beihai Hotel is located near the Lion Peak, at an altitude of 1,630 meters above sea level. In the Dawn Pavilion which is in front of Beihai Hotel, one may enjoy the beautiful scenery of Beginning-to-believe Peak and Goddess Peak as well as the Stalagmite Bridge that inspire imagination of various fairy scenes. To the right of the hotel is the Flower House. In front of it is the Sunken Flower Valley with many rocks of fantastic shapes in it. Turning left from the hotel and passing the Unicorn Pine leads one onto the Refreshing Terrace and Lion Peak. Reaching out from the cliff and facing the valley in three directions, the terrace is an ideal place for watching sunrise and the sea of clouds. Atop the Cooling Apex of Lion Peak, one can look down at the rocks on Pingding Hill which is famous for resembling a scene of a monkey watching the sea. The Lion Peak is the name given to this area which includes several peaks. The lion's head is Danxia Peak above Dianxian Deep Pool, the lion's waist is the Qingliang Rostrum and the lion's tail is the Dawn Pavilion. At the mouth of the lion's head is a colorful temple. The so-called Lion Building is situated to the south of Lion Peak with pines and cypresses reaching toward the sky, and with thick grass and plants covering the ground. Among the precipitous cliffs is the Qingliang Rostrum, which is the best place for viewing the Sea of Clouds of the back mountain. On the left and right of Lion Peak are stalagmites. To the north of Lion Peak is the wonderful scenery of "The Lion looking to Taiping County", and "Magic Brush in Flower".