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Address: Hongmen Road, Taishan District, Tai'an 271000, China
Phone Number: 0538-6215013
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Activities: Hiking
Description: A symbol of the Chinese Spirit and the royal object of worship, Mount Tai...
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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One of my favorite places of all time

Such a beautiful and peaceful place. Be prepared to spend some time here. A few shops that are a bit over-priced and tacky are here but that made it even more fun. Also a fun... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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Manchester, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Such a beautiful and peaceful place. Be prepared to spend some time here. A few shops that are a bit over-priced and tacky are here but that made it even more fun. Also a fun place to people watch. Bring a sweater. The top can be a lot colder than the bottom. But at the very top, it got hot... More 

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Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

As first, I was very apprehensive by going there on my own. It turned out my worry was uncalled for. I started my climb from Zhongshan Tian Men. In order to get to Zhongshan Tian Men, board the minibus from the main entrance by purchasing the entrance tickets and bus tickets from the ticketing windows. Queues are orderly, and the... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

One of China's five great mountains, Mt. Tai can be reached by hiking up a long stairway or by cable car. Climb is steep at certain points. The lookout area at the top is quite commercialized. The many calligraphy quotes on the sides of the mountain mar the naturalness and scenery. Entrance fee is 127 RMB, extra for cable and... More 

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Hefei, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Come in early to mid spring so the crowds are smaller and the temperature isn't to high. I was really lazy and rode the cable car up, and even that was amazing. I would recommend to climb in the afternoon, bring refreshments (they do have food and water on top) and camp out on top to watch the sun rise,... More 

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Tianjin, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

The view was nice, but the climb is very difficult. Essentially you are climbing stairs for about 1 1/2-2 hours. In some areas the stairs are very steep. If you just want to see the view, you can take a sky tram to the top. One tip is do to bring a sweater or jacket for the top because you... More 

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Newcastleton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Had been wanting to do this for months and finally got the chance this weekend. It's a tough climb, and not all of our group made it to the top under their own power, but there is some beautiful flora along the way and some great views when you rise above the trees. It's expensive (120 Yuan without discount) for... More 

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Grand Rapids
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

This is a tough climb because it is all uphill and gets steeper as you go. You will climb 7200 steps, the last 1600 at a 45 degree angle. And you will not be alone. The site is ver popular. But it is also safe, well provisioned with snack bars and souvenir stands, and if the air pollution is not... More 

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Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

A must if you love mountains, and even if you don't! Climbing the 6,000+ steps is only for very fit people, and even them the next day may not be very willing to walk. Otherwise take the bus K3 up to Tian Wai Cun village (terminal station), then for 157RMB (127 being entrance fee to the park, 30 the bus... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

The title says it all. At some moments of the trip you appreciate the beauty but other times the banality just hit us.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

All good but a bit expensive the up and down by cable and all the rest. One time experience but just ok. around 1600 step if you do not want to pay but it takes around 5hours they told us. So up to you!!!!

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Additional Information about Mount Tai

Address: Address: Hongmen Road, Taishan District, Tai'an 271000, China
Phone Number: 0538-6215013
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shandong  >  Tai'an
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 3 - 3

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