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Mount Tai

Address: Hongmen Road, Taishan District, Tai'an 271000, China
Phone Number: 0538-6215013
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Ranked #1 of 67 Attractions in Tai'an
Certificate of Excellence 2014
4.5 of 5 stars 1,493 Reviews
Type: Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Museums, Mountains, National Parks, Outdoors
Activities: Hiking
Owner description: A symbol of the Chinese Spirit and the royal object of worship, Mount Tai has many spectacular...
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Type: Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Museums, Mountains, National Parks, Outdoors
Activities: Hiking
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Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Owner description: A symbol of the Chinese Spirit and the royal object of worship, Mount Tai has many spectacular scenic and historic sites.

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Brisbane, Australia
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89 reviews 89 reviews
36 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

The holiest and most-visited of China’s five Taoist mountains; from foot to peak, there’s a few routes you can take to climb Tai Shan (Shan meaning Mountain), but the most popular, and “special way” favoured by Emperors, is the Red Gate/Hongmen route (also known as the Imperial route) which comprises 7,000-plus stairs (and is that with the most cultural relics).... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 via mobile

Being an Englishman living in Beijing it is nice to get out to some fresh air in under 3 hours. Took 3 hours to climb and the views from the top were amazing. We were the only westerners which made it even more fun. Two words, Do It!

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Melbourne, Australia
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40 reviews 40 reviews
5 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Despite the mountain being cloaked in cloud, the experience of walking down the steep stairs was something not to be missed. The cable car ride to the top was also an excellent experience.

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

When I came here I was astonished by the sight-seeing of Taishan Moutain and its long historical standing. People tell me that Taishan is famous about its history and story only not for the scenery but I think Taishan is very beautitul and attractive like 啊traditional girl I knew and love for a long time. You came to every corner... More 

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Jinan
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We took the east route (125 Yuan/62 Yuan student) from Tai'an and climed those thousands of steps from about 21:00 PM to 01:00 AM. With us about 10,000 chinese people undertook this enormous exertion and also stayed the night on the mountain top. We lent some army jackets and tried to sleep a little. Early in the morning we wanted... More 

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Seattle
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

This took me about 3.5 hours to climb. If you're walking this during the summer, I recommend you start earlier in the morning (not later than 7). Make sure to tell the taxi driver you're going to hongmen (red door) or they'll drive you to the Zhong Dian bus stop where you take the busses. If you want to burn... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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99 reviews 99 reviews
59 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

There is a legend for Chinese mountains. Mount Tai is named as the first of these five. This is located in the North of China and it has been said that you need to climb up this mountain at least once in your life time. This is also received the UNECSO Natural Heritage Site and UNECSO Cultural Heritage Site awards.... More 

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Winchester
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6 reviews 6 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

We went to Taishan Mountain in late May. We were staying in Jinan, where it was exceedingly hot - over 40C, so the trip to Taishan was perfectly timed - ideal temperature at the top, but on cooler days it might be quite chilly, as it's just over 5,000 ft. It is however, quite expensive (unless you walk up, which... More 

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Cologne, Germany
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114 reviews 114 reviews
27 attraction reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

We climbed Taishan early June. We did not opt for the night climb or for sleeping at the top, so we started out trip around 6am in our hotel close to Dai Miao. We reached the summit at around 11am after 6600 steps! You will probably be the only Westerner, but don't worry: Everything is very well organized and even... More 

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Singapore
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Much has been said of the beauty of the site so instead I will share the mundane matter of getting up and down. All visitors over 60 years old are entitled to discounted entry fee but must show passport as a foreigner. However there is no senior citizen discount on the bus fare or cable car. There is a shuttle... More 

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