Kung Fu Master
The main reason for visiting Dengfeng is to see the centre of learning for Kung Fu. Most martial arts enthusiasts would have heard of the Shaolin Temple which has been glorified in many Hong Kong and Hollywood Kung Fu blockbusters starring Bruce Lee and Jackie Chan. Owing to this global mass media exposure, Shaolin Temple has become an icon of sorts where one could see Kung Fu disciples learn from their masters and show off their incredible skills. The area is an academy and spiritual centre for Daoist martial artists. It has attracted many disciples all over China and even the Western world.