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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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Beautiful Taishan

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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Taiyuan, China
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Taiyuan, China
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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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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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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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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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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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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