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Chess Pavilion, China

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There is the sacred mountain of Hushan in China. Many fans of privacy and unusual sights dream about rising to its top. There, you can find the main and the greatest attraction - the Chess Pavilion. According to one legend, Emperor Zhao Kuangyin has been playing chess with the sage Chen Tuan in that pavilion. The emperor has lost three games to the sage, after which Chen Tuan became a full-fledged master of the mountains.

Chess Pavilion, China On top of the Hushan there is a long winding road, whose length is about 12 km. Almost all the way the narrow mountain trail is surrounded by cliffs. While climbing the mountain, you can see a lot of amazing natural and historical attractions. Many beautiful legends are associated with the pavilion. Besides it, there are several ancient temples. You can admire spectacular gorges and mountain views from mountain’s top.

One of the main historical attractions of these places is the monastery of Zheng, which attracts with its unique architecture. Many amazing legends, which will be told to tourists during excursions, are associated with these places. Normally, the rise to the mountain lasts for a couple of days. There are several hostels along the trail. There tourists can spend a night, meet the sunrise in the mountains, and continue their trip. It’s important to note that no special preparation for rising to the mountain is necessary. Everyone can bear the path to the mysterious chess pavilion. Next - Crystal Mill

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Chess Pavilion - interactive map

Useful staff nearby

ATM bankomat: 'Hua Station Postal Savings ATM' located in 4.91 km ( check the route on the map).
Car rental office: 'Huashan Thrive Auto Rental' is located in 5.22 km ( on the map).
Fuel station: 'Filling Station' in 5.06 km
Supermarket: 'Zhongqing Supermarket' in 4.1 km
Parking: 'Wamiaogou Parking Lot' in 2.05 km
Apotheek: 'Chenguang Drug Store' in 4.93 km
Police station: 'Huayin Public Security Bureau Taihua Cableway Company Fangkong Fankong Studio' in 4.1 km
Cafe/restaurant: 'Jintian Mountain Villa' in 0.32 km

Nearest airports:
 »  Xianyang Airport XIY - in 121 km
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Huaqing Aegean International Hot Spring Resort & Spa

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Kempinski Hotel Xi'an

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Empark Grand Hotel

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