Nanyan Palace

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Updated: 2012-11-01

The South Cliff, also called Purple Cloud Cliff, was given the name since it faces south. With magnificent mountains and dense forests, here are the most perfectly collaborated building group by both artificial and natural scenery among the 36 cliffs in Wudang Mountain.

The buildings of South Cliff had broken the rule that traditional buildings should symmetrize in composition and layout, achieved a high degree of harmony with the surroundings around. Ancient craftsmen made good use of its physiognomy, making the building group very imposing and grand.

The sceneries in South Cliff are quite distinctive and with a lot of changes. There are Flying Cliff with the peak rising to the sky, the ancient Stone Palace built on dangerous cliff and so on. So South Cliff has become one of the main view-sites in Wudang Mountain and won many praises from the tourists.

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