Mount Putuo is a small island among Zhoushan Archipelago’s 1,390 islands. It covers an area of 12.93 square km, and is one of Buddhism’s Four Sanctuaries Mountains in China. The island has been renowned as the shrine of Guanyin Bodhisattva in Buddhism since ancient times, enjoying the reputation of being a “Buddhist World amidst Sea and Sky”.
The island stands over the East China Sea. Verdant trees, strange rocks, mysterious temples and huge inscriptions carved on stones can be seen on the island. It also has a long beach and a lot of caves surrounded by floating clouds. Its mild climate, intriguing surroundings and unique scenery make it an ideal summer resort.