Shennongshan Scenic Area is located in Qinyang City, Henan Province, covering an area of 90 square kilometers. It is a world geopark, a national AAAAA-level tourist scenic spot, a national key scenic spot, a national macaque nature reserve, a creative base of the Chinese Photographers Association, and Confucianism, Buddhism and Buddhist culture. Famous mountain. Because Yan Emperor Shennong distinguished grains, tasted herbs, and set up altars to worship the heavens, it was named Shennong Mountain.
The natural scenery of Shennong Mountain is beautiful. The change of Canghai Mulberry Field in hundreds of millions of years has created her thousands of peaks and beautiful scenery with deep valleys. The world's geological wonder, the Longji Great Wall, is the most representative natural landscape of Shennong Mountain. The Longji Great Wall is one ridge and nine peaks, winding and undulating, like a divine dragon plate traversing the top of Taihang. The mountain is steep and the scenery is excellent. It is breathtaking. Shennong Mountain has lush vegetation and many types. This is the country's famous "four major Huai medicine", the origin of Huai Yam, Huai Achyranthes, Huai Di Huang, Huai chrysanthemum. It is also the rare and wild tree species with the largest number and most concentrated distribution in the country. The origin of scale pine, tens of thousands of dragon scale pine rooted on the cliff, thousands of gestures. There are many kinds of animals in Shennong Mountain, the largest of which is Taihang macaque, the second-class rare wild animal in the country. There are more than 3,000 monkeys, belonging to 9 macaque groups. They are like elves in the mountains, or jumping between the cliff walls. Or have fun with tourists.
Shennongshan has a rich historical and cultural heritage. The Yan Emperor Shennong here distinguished grains, tasted herbs, created farming, set up altars to sacrifice heaven, created a precedent for agriculture and medicine, and inspired the source of Chinese civilization. He and the Yellow Emperor together called the ancestors of Chinese humanities, admiring all generations. Shennong Mountain Jingying Temple is the birthplace of Taoism in the Qing Dynasty and is regarded as the ancestral court of the Qing Dynasty by the Chinese Taoist Association. Wei Huaxian, the founder of the Shangqing School, wrote the Taoist classic "Huang Ting Jing" here, which created the source of Chinese health sciences. There is also a thousand-year-old rock carvings at Taiping Temple, Yunyang Temple and Qingjing Palace where Buddha and Tao coexist, three historic gates with a long history, many monuments and incense, and it has been a holy place for believers to pray for wealth, blessing and luck.
In 1940, when Commander-in-Chief Zhu De from Shanxi to Luoyang negotiated passing Shennong Mountain, he was infected by the magnificent scenery and sentimentally sent a poem "Out of the Taihang": "The peaks of the mountains stand on the top of the Taihang line, and the Yellow River is in danger. Feng Yan is red like fire, and this trip should be a relief to the enemy." Zhang Siqing, the former vice chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, gladly wrote the inscription "Shen Nong Bai He Song, a wonder of Kyushu" after visiting the scenic spot!