Tianping Mountain

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Tianping Mountain
Tianping Mountain maple.JPG
Highest point
Elevation 201 m
Location Suzhou, Jiangsu Province, China

Tianping Mountain (Chinese :天平山, literally Flat Heaven Mountain), also called Baiyun Mountain (Chinese :白云山) or Ci Mountain (Chinese :赐山), is a mountain located in southwestern Suzhou, Jiangsu, China. Its elevation is about 201 meters. The mountain gained fame due to Fan Zhongyan, whose ancestors were buried there. And now, Fan Zhongyan Memorial has been established near the mountain. Tianping Mountain is also famous for its stone, spring and maple. [1] [2]

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  1. "苏州天平山风景名胜区" (in Chinese). Retrieved 2012-06-26.
  2. "Tianping Mountain". Cultural China. Retrieved 2012-06-26.