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

Takes a while to get here but it's well worth it. Beautiful and scenic, the hike can take upto a few hours. Best to carry water / snacks with you as options there are... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
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Singapore, Singapore
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12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Takes a while to get here but it's well worth it. Beautiful and scenic, the hike can take upto a few hours. Best to carry water / snacks with you as options there are limited. Make sure the weather is favourable on the day you go as it will define the experience!

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

I went to many Great Mountains however this is the only Mountain which i will strongly recommend. 1. Great Scenery - Theres sea and mountain. Each of the mountain is like a artpiece. 2. Fresh Air

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Astana, Kazakhstan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We went for a whole day in mid-June and ended up wanting to stay longer. Enjoyed many beautiful views and informative visits along Taiqing-Yangkou route--temples, caves, mild and steeper hikes. Buses conveniently connect different locations, cable cars work well and shorten distances if you run out of time or energy--at extra cost, of course. All rides and walks were very... More 

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Beijing Region, China
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Do not fall for any purchases when you go alone or with a tour group. The prices are not real, taken advantage of travelers.

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Winter Garden, Florida
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36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Not as impressive as Yellow Mountain, but the views of the sea help make up for the lack of accessible areas. There is a bus depot to minimize the traffic into the mountain area, and although it was efficient, it was tough to see the views as they zipped past. Exiting the bus and walking the areas afforded better views... More 

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Zhengding County, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

The area itself was nice, but it was not where I wanted to go. This area is along the coast and there are many great views from some of the viewing spots. This area also provides views of some large rock and mountainous formations. There are no waterfalls or rivers in this area, which is the area I wanted to... More 

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Daegu, South Korea
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Duriing a four day visit to friends in Qingdao, we took the 104 bus (I think it was 104 chack that) from downtown to Laohan Beach for a day trip in May. It took about 45 minutes and we thought that we had missed the beaches. But have faith and stay on the bus until the second last stop. It... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Looking at the pictures at the ticket office before our entry to Jinshui 18 pools, we marvelled at autumn time pictures where the leaves had myriad colours. But spring time pictures, with beautiful flowers were not too bad and we were all too eager to walk Jinshui 18 pools of Laoshan. The guide told us to take a round-about trip.... More 

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Guangzhou, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

To save time, we took a taxi to the Laoshan area. We stayed in the railway station area so we went to the official taxi rank in front of the station. The driver to our surprise used the meter without asking for any crazy price and didn't raise any issue on the way. It cost RMB 72 to reach the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Very little English, so either sharpen your Chinese or be prepared to observe and follow the crowd. Ask your hotel how to get to the bus. Make sure you pick the bus that actually makes it all the way to the mountain climb entrance. My bus stopped about 1 mile short, to reverse, and essentially they kicked me off since... More 

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Additional Information about Laoshan Scenic Area

Address: Laoshan District, Qingdao 266100, China
Phone Number: 0532-88898866
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shandong  >  Qingdao
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 70 - 70

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