Emei

(redirected from Mount Emei)
Also found in: Wikipedia.

Emei

ŭ`mā` or

Omei

(ō`mā`, ŭ`–), peak, c.10,000 ft (3,050 m) high, SW Sichuan prov., central China. With many Buddhist images and temples and monasteries, it is one of China's sacred peaks.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
ere's much to see and do here, but the jewel in the region's crown is undoubtedly Mount Emei.
uk; 0844 875 2436) o ers a number of competitively-priced group, pri vate and tailor made packages to China, including Chengdu, Mount Emei and the surroundings.
Mount Emei was made a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1996
uk; 0844 875 2436) offers a number of competitively-priced group, private and tailor made packages to China, including Chengdu, Mount Emei and the surroundings.
On this tour riders will also see the UNESCO World Heritage listed Mount Emei, one of the Four Sacred Buddhist Mountains of China; Leshan, home to the world's largest seated Buddha; and Huang Long Xi, a picturesque town where many Chinese movies have been filmed.
The Tourism Administration of Sichuan Province hopes that foreign capital could participate in the development of Sichuan tourist market, especially the exploitation of the tourist market of Greater Chengdu and Greater Mount Emei.
It looks out on the nexus of three rivers near Mount Emei, where Buddhism was first introduced to China, and was built by a Chinese monk named Haitong who hoped to quell a local river monster that had caused floods and capsized boats.
Sichuan: Mount Emei, Hongchunping, 1150 m [erroneously as "1500" m in the protologue], 27 August 1964, K.
DISCOVERING CHINA Adventure Company (01420 541 007) offers 21-day Essential China trip from May 27 via Hong Kong, overnight train to Guilin, Pilgrim Trail to Mount Emei, Three Gorges on Yangtse River, Forbidden City of Beijing and Great Wall.