Shaoguan (Chinese: 韶关) is a prefecture-level city in northern Guangdong Province, China, bordering Hunan to the northwest and Jiangxi to the northeast. It is home to the mummified remains of the sixth Zen Buddhist patriarch Huineng. Its built-up or metro area made up of Zhenjiang and Wujiang urban districts was home to 688,229 inhabitants at the 2010 census.
Perhaps the most famous sites in Shaoguan are Mt Danxia and Nanhua Monastery. Mt Danxia was inscribed on the world heritage by UNESCO. Nanhua Monastery is well-known for buddhists due to the mummy of sixth Zen Buddhist patriarch Huineng. It takes about 3 hours by car, and 1 hour by bullet train from Guangzhou.