Saddle Island and the home adjacent to Poyang Lake and Castle Peak, but the 7 km of water-way, the old pier at Castle Peak saddle before the island could be Lex. Poyang Lake in the mountains in the name of the island mostly, saddle Island, also known as Ma On Shan, so named because of the shape of the saddle, mountain top at 123 meters above sea level. The Poyang Lake has more than 40 islands, mostly located in South Lake – Pine Hill Gate, south of North Lake only shoes Mountain Island, Saddle Island and a few other islands, while the saddle Island is the largest island in the north lake and equipped with administrative villages.
Saddle Island is located within the Poyang Lake in Duchang County Su Shan, and Xingzi County Flaming Mountains, Hukou County Ping-feng, Lushan District Changling, Castle Peak adjacent to an area of 4.8 square kilometers, the island has administrative villages – Saddle village committee so, some residents more than 1,300 people, mainly in fishing and aquaculture. Ma Po Hu in a lonely island scenery, quiet distant, is a good place for tourism and leisure.
Saddle Island, although a small island in Poyang Lake, but the Qing Dynasty Emperor Qianlong, and has turned out Jiajing Exams (Diego) and the chin-shih (Dai Fengxiang), and two as father and son are now on the island remaining pillars jinshi first Danbian lions and other monuments, scholarly Yiyun still exist. Modern Lushan Temple, the abbot of the famous sea and will be Ultra S & P is also a monk wearing a saddle Island, named persons, the island beyond the family’s temple Pu – Qingyun Temple, Temple and a millennium-Gu Zhang, and the other lake with Dingjiang Temple site, is also the island’s most famous to calculate the large sand hill, and Guangdong Group, Hong Kong’s marine program has invested heavily in development of Saddle Island, tourist resorts, scenic plan area of 1 square kilometer, wishing to saddle island into a resort island in Poyang Lake.
Saddle Island travel information:
1. Transportation: 1. Take Jiujiang – Du Chang-Su Shan transfer shuttle to the ferry boat to the island of transition of the saddle to. 2. Start Jiujiang City by bus to the toad stone pier and then a charter directly from the toad stone pier saddle island, so more convenient, Toad Rock Island, is about 7-8 kilometers away from the saddle.
2. Saddle Island, about the development on the island No tourist service facilities, bring their own food and water, the island is a good place for camping.
3. Visit scenic spots: Qingyun Temple, saddle Gu Zhang, Sha Shan, Ding-jiang Temple site, the first plaque Scholars such as monuments, Po Hu scenery, fisherman style, Po Hu sunrise, afterglow, etc. Po Hu.
Saddle Island, satellite images.