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Address: Hongmen Road, Taishan District, Tai'an 271000, China
Phone Number: 0538-6215013
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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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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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 2, 2015
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Tianjin, China
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37 reviews 37 reviews
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21 helpful votes 21 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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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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23 helpful votes 23 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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36 reviews 36 reviews
14 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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Brisbane, Australia
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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

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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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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9 helpful votes 9 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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