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Brief / profile
Wooden Club Peak is a unique peak which is thick on the top and thin at the bottom with the altitude of 596 meters. The whole height of this peak is roughly 38.29 meters. On the mountainside stands 300-year mulberry called Mengsang.

Location

This sightseeing destination stands on the peak to the eastern bank of Wulie River in the northeast of Chengde City and 2.5 kilometers to the city center.

Why got its this name

It got this name thanks to its club-shaped appearance.

History
According to the record, it has a history of over 1,500 years.

Legend and Story
In addition, there’s also a beautiful legend on the appearance of the Wooden Club Peak. It’s said that a long time ago, Chengde was a vast expanse of sea and the local people made their living by nabbing fishes. An industrious and brave chap was also one of them. One day, he grabbed a red carp and then released it to the sea. In fact, this carp was the daughter of the King in the Dragon Palace. They fell in love with each other later and got married. However, one year later, the king knew this and got furious. He ordered the army to arrest the boy. While the princess determined to stay with the boy forever, so they ran away by boat. In order to get rid of the army, the princess stole the mysterious needle to block the gate of the sea. All of sudden, the sea became dry up while the needle became this Wooden Club Peak.

Admission fee
The admission fee for this scenic spot is RMB 20.

 


   
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