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Laoshan Scenic Area

Laoshan District, Qingdao 266100, China
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Ranked #2 of 205 Attractions in Qingdao
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas, Forests, Bodies of Water, Mountains
Description: One of China's most celebrated scenic areas, Laoshan presents a panorama of mountains, cliffs, waterfalls and temples.
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Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

Climbing is funny, with amazing scene, fresh air, laoshan tea, fantastic tourist, scenery around the mountain top is great

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Beijing, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Very scenic for the section we saw but very crowded due to the holiday weekend. plan to go back to see the whole mountain

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Birmingham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This is a really great historic and also tourist venue. It is a national park on a scenic peninsula, with sources of income from bed and breakfasts, pearls, tea and jade. Lots of investment by the Chinese Government. If you can find an organised tour that would be best, unless you have a real sense of adventure, can speak Mandarin... More

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Qingdao, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

go by 104 bus to the Laoshan mountain bus depot and buy a ticket for your destination. I got a ticket to the temple which included a ride right to the end at Yangchow beach. The temple is ancient but all information and guides are in chinese. Often someone will speak english and be kind, but it is interesting anyway.... More

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TRAVERSE CITY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

There are lots of paths to follow in this woodland area. There are many stories to learn about. The rocks are interesting. Often you will come across an artist capturing the beauty of this lovely place.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Quite complicated to get to the mountain from town centre by public bus. The ticketing area to Laoshan was an impressive place but the toilets were not well kept. We bought the tickets and then boarded the bus which will take us up to the Laoshan Scenic area.It is like a hop on hop off tourist bus. You alight at... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

After many years of visiting China finally had the chance to do some cultural exploring. very worth while and showed me a different side of China that I had not seen before. Well worth the visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

The Laoshan mountain scenic area has a huge airport like ticket office and a shuttle bus service to locations on the mountain or the coast.Since the road has hairpins without crash barriers seat belts are vital but many seats had none that were accessible. The road winds its way through small fisihing villages, by beautiful unpolluted and quiet sandy beaches... More

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Brooklyn, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Really nice place to visit. Very scenic. Lots of walking. Kind of confusing becasue there are many entrances, we stopped by three different locations and each one was different - a dam, a temple and a small village. Lots of little stands to purchase little items - candy, tea, birdcall, etc. If walking is not for you, men can be... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

A lovely mountain to explore , particularly in the low season. The rocks are beautifully colored and there is plenty of space to explore. I do however resent paying so much to visit the famous scenic spots of China. More freedom to roam along small windy footpaths would make the whole thing more enjoyable.

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