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Address: No.7 Yingbin Road, Penglai 265600, China
Phone Number: 0535-5621111
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7:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 6:00 pm

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nice views, a historical lighthouse, and old temple

People interested in Buddhist temples would find this attraction interesting, primarily Tao Buddhism. There is an old lighthouse, which i enjoyed seeing, my first in China. Lots... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Barrington, Rhode Island
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Barrington, Rhode Island
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255 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

People interested in Buddhist temples would find this attraction interesting, primarily Tao Buddhism. There is an old lighthouse, which i enjoyed seeing, my first in China. Lots of old historic carvings of words and poetry, especially one by SuDongPo, where part of the poem was craved neat and poetic while the rest of the stone was large and almost eligible.... More 

Thank pvcnco
Singapore, Singapore
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21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

Nice historical place, can be quite crowded, it will take pretty much the whole day to finish this place. Entrance fee is required. There are guided tours and buggies (if you pay). You might catch the mirage.

1 Thank GemukJarhee
Beijing, China
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60 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

The entrace ticket of Penglaige is quite expensive. But nothing special you can find inside except people squeezing here and there. This place is absolutely not worth for a visit.

Thank Rebecca T
Tonsberg, Norway
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22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This fantastic historical place is well worth spending some hours. There are a lot of history framing the 3 different religions of china, and many good looking statues of the gods. In addition to the various tempels, there are fantastic architecture, so I will recommend walk around and lift your head. Some of the buildings also contains some fantastic art... More 

Thank andorengebakken
Perth, Australia
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75 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

For foreigners, be aware you really need cash to get in to these facilities, however the history is quite amazing and well worth the visit.

Thank Andrew B
Subang Jaya, Malaysia
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

A good time to visit is in April or late September when the weather is not so hot. Try to avoid visiting during holiday periods as the crowd and queue for the cable car could be very long. Take a slow walk to appreciate the ancient buildings and the view of PengLai is beautiful on a clear day. The entrance... More 

Thank Patrick6398
London, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

Childhood memory of this famous landmark was quiet and calm, often with no one there but us, however now days due to the over development of tourism sector in general, like most places, can be very busy during the summer holidays, winter can be too cold as the sea often freeze here. Best time to visit will be autumn and... More 

Thank YN H
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47 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

We happily spent a few hours walking around the nice gardens and beautiful temples and caught the cable-car to the cliff-walk nearby which was stunning.

Thank Enthuse W
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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47 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

It is a very large area and it was very pleasant to be able to walk aound the fort/naval base which was very important in its long history. The Commanders head quarters is now a series of small museums containing history of the wars, weaponary and the previous layout amongst others The Pavillion itself is very old and again with... More 

1 Thank PrinceKL
Gijon, Spain
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22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2012

great day trip from Yantai to Penglai, lots of interesting old buildings to walk around and things to see. Def walk around the walls as this is the highlight for me - not many people do it and it gives you an idea of the scale of the pavilion. The cable car journey is also worth it too, although not... More 

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