Hot Spring of Huangshan

Huangshan Hot Spring, Huangshan Attractions,  Huangshan Travel GuideUpon entering the mountain flower-flanked Gate of Huangshan after driving through Tangkou of Huangshan District in southern Anhui, one comes to the scenic area, and then to the Hot Spring which lies a little distance ahead.

Six hundred and thirty meters above the sea level, the Hot Spring has a large tourist complex, including Huangshan Guesthouse Taoyuan Guesthouse, Xuanyuan Hotel, the Hot Spring Bath, the Hot Spring Swimming Pool, the Postal-telecommunications Building, villas and tourist shops.

The Hot Spring of Huangshan of nationwide fame was discovered and tapped more than a thousand years ago. Gushing forth from the foot of Purple Cloud Peak, it has never run dry during the most severe droughts or over flooded during excessive rain. It is of a high-temperature carbonate type, with therapeutic effects for metabolic disorder, cardiovascular disease and malfunctions of digestive, etc. The hot springs have been in use as a resort and health spa for over a thousand years. The spring is a mineral spring, and the Chinese swear by the restorative and healing power. The spring's clear water stays at about 42C degrees (about 108F) and gets used for both bathing and drinking. Some 48 tons of water an hour are produced by the spring.