The mountain of the lotus flower is a famous mountain in Pearl River Delta, lie in the foreign side of lion of the mouth of the Pearl River, it is a commanding point of the foreign west bank of lion; Take up an area of 2.33 sq. km., the highest peak has an elevation of 108 meters, 30 kilometers from Guangzhou urban area, 60 sea miles from Hong Kong, land and water transportation is very convenient, it is rough and modern and beautiful in the integrative national 4A grade travel scenic spot in ancient times that one dissolve, scenic spot of Guangdong Province. ” the lotus peak sees the sea ” Classified as one of the eight scenes Guangzhou in new century by the government of Guangzhou in 2002. The accumulation of mountain history and culture of the lotus flower is very deep, it is a historical old man, it is the witness of 2200 histories of more than years of Fanyu person. The trace of history and culture in Fanyu district is numerous, among them the historic site on the mountain of the lotus flower is the most centralized and most representative. It has a rare ancient site of stone pit with 2000 histories of more than years and keeping the most intactly of China, have build on Ming Dynasty Wan over the years ” The cloud pillar of provincial capital ” The lotus flower tower, lotus flower city that builds in Kang Xi Year of Qing Dynasty and newly-built supreme money Goddess of Mercy of foil of world stand and look like. Come to south of the Five Ridges to travel, must not miss the chance to go to the mountain of the lotus flower to visit.
About the origin of the lotus flower mountain name, a fairy tale spreads here. It is said, long long ago, there was a evil dragon in the South China Sea, stired up trouble in the mouth of the Pearl River, unless it if you can’t make often, flood field, subvert by boat ship,along resident is hurt to the fullest extent. Happen Goddess of Mercy of the South China Sea wanders about here, the eyes see the evil dragon is the misfortune, the people’s life destroyed, show mercy, then throw the lotus flower that it takes in water and keep the evil dragon under control. The lotus flower turn huge stone, press down in the mountain forever, become today lotus flower stone by mountain South-Sky Gate of lotus flower. The mountain of the lotus flower gains the name from this.