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Laoshan Scenic Area

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Address: Laoshan District, Qingdao 266100, China
Phone Number: 0532-88898866
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One of China's most celebrated scenic areas, Laoshan presents a panorama of...

One of China's most celebrated scenic areas, Laoshan presents a panorama of mountains, cliffs, waterfalls and temples.

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Good For the Spirit & Mind

A very scenic and relaxing area with clean fresh air. Laoshan appears to be split into 2 different areas. The first one near the coast includes some very old temples and trees and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Mmm M
Sydney, Australia

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very scenic and relaxing area with clean fresh air. Laoshan appears to be split into 2 different areas. The first one near the coast includes some very old temples and trees and is an easy walk. Praying Mantis style kung fu is said to have originated here. A bus is need to take you to a second area where... More 

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Cripple Creek, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

Was taken there by locals and enjoyed about five hours of hiking and enjoying history and nature - enjoy.

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Chicago, IL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

Getting there and viewing the sea scape along the way was the best part. Lots of walking involved to see now much.

Thank Thor13
Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

The hike can get tiring at some points, but it feels like the lungs are cleaning themselves up with the heaving and peeving.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

this is a great place to spend a day. there are 2 route at this scenic area. I choose the temple route. Many views to see

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Shanghai, China
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48 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

You can reach it by taxi or public bus. We didn't take the cable car but walked instead up which was great as you have a great view of the mountains and the ocean behind.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

We stayed in Qingdao downtown and took the public bus to Dahedong Tourist Center (大河东客服中心) in order to visit Laoshan. It will take you more than 1 hour to arrive the destination since the road to Laoshan is currently under construction and the traffic jams definitely will occur. The bus ticket fare and the way you pay depends on which... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

We were in Qingdao on a free and easy tour. We stayed at a hotel near Huiquan Square and ventured on our own accord to take a tourist bus from the bus stop outside the No.1 Bathing Beach and proceeded directly to the part of the Laoshan scenic area at Yankou entrance. The bus fare was RMB10 and I remember... More 

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Kuantan, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

Laoshan is located to the east of Qingdao, facing the Yellow Sea . This mountain is famous for its marvelous mountainous scenery and coastal landscape. It holds a significant importance in Taoism. It has the highest coastal peak of China, Laoding, 1,133 meters above sea level. There are many sights at this Laoshan Scenic Area. Depending on which routes you... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015 via mobile

There are two different tours available, one for 130 ¥, one for 120 ¥. In this price, busses inside the park are included. There are several temples on the mountain, which are very interesting to see. The atmosphere is amazing. You should take a whole day. It's possible to walk up and down, but also to take a cable car... More 

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