Mount Wuyi Rated World Top 10 Happiest Place
Mount Wuyi rated World's Top 10 Happiest Place according to a report released by Daily Mail, the third largest English daily newspaper in the world. The other nine Happiest Places are Vanuatu, Montreal (Canada), Texas (US), Bhutan, Colombia, Malawi, Andorra, Hidakagawa (Japan) and Denmark.
Mount Wuyi locates in the northwest of Fujian Province, Southeastern China. Famous for its natural beauties and exotic local cultures, Mount Wuyi is ranked as a top China tourist destination, attracting thousands of tourists from home and abroad every year.
As regards natural beauties, enchanting rivers, majestic mountains, ancient plant spices, and wild animals are the gems of Mount Wuyi. Its tranquil beauty and intact environment offer a refuge to the primitive forest, so it is called "Natural Arboretum". This is an ideal place for city citizens to enjoy the charms of countryside.
Besides its amazing natural beauty, Mount Wuyi has a long cultural history. Wuyi Palace, built in the 7th century A.D., is just one masterpiece of local architecture. It had been an important center of China's Taoism and was listed as one of the top nine Taoist Temples. Large numbers of ancient folk buildings scatter in the green world, backed by hills or perched by rivers. The mountain also boasts many other cultural relics including numerous stone inscriptions.
In 1999, Mount Wuyi was enrolled as a World Heritage site for its unique natural and cultural values.