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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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More a cultural experience than a walk

As far removed from what I'd consider to be a 'mountain walk' as is possible but a true Chinese cultural experience from start to finish.. Thousands of tourists of all shapes and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 12, 2015
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

As far removed from what I'd consider to be a 'mountain walk' as is possible but a true Chinese cultural experience from start to finish.. Thousands of tourists of all shapes and sizes climbing up perilously steep and long sections of steps... the entire path peppered with shops. We stayed the night at the hotel on the top of the... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Taishan is one of China's many, many sacred mountains. Actually, it is considered to be part of the 'five great sacred mountains', the 'wu yue'. It is here that in the 3rd century BCE emperor Qin for the first time declared a unified China. So you are walking on historical ground here and, certainly if you take the main southern... More 

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Nelson, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We joined thousands of others and explored the sacred Taishan mountain. As my husband was feeling unwell, we took a bus and then the cable car to Middle Heaven Gate. I walked to the summit from there and loved the beautiful Jade Emperor Temple and the vultures hovering in the bitter wind.The very misty day created an eerie atmosphere and... More 

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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

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 24 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 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 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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Additional Information about Mount Tai

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
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