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Address: Hongmen Road, Taishan District, Tai'an 271000, China
Phone Number: 0538-6215013
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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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A giant area of clean air in a very polluted city.

Beautiful clouds, trees, and snow. Not much else stood out. At the bottom of the moutain, the sky is blue on one side and gray on the other. From HongMen, it's less than 5 miles... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 10, 2015
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Foshan, China
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67 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

We went during the Golden Week Holidays, this was an amateur decision on our part, but was the only chance we had to see the mountain. It was packed shoulder to shoulder most of the way up and on the summit. Despite this, we enjoyed our walk up. You can buy simple bamboo walking sticks from the shops along the... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful clouds, trees, and snow. Not much else stood out. At the bottom of the moutain, the sky is blue on one side and gray on the other. From HongMen, it's less than 5 miles to the top and can be done in less than two and half hours if you keep your pace. Once you get to the top,... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 439 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

This was the most memorable attraction that I visited in Shandong Province. We flew to Qingdao, took a train to Jinan and continued our train trip to Tai'an. We stayed at Roman Holiday Hotel and the hotel is located right at the foot of Mount Taishan. This made our adventure up the mountain much easier. Early in the morning at... More 

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Delft, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

This is a fantastic place for calligraphy fans and carving fans, as well as Bhuddist traditions and Taoist traditions. The sunrise is worth viewing.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

In a total of 6368 or so steps to reach the top. Nice views along the way and cool breeze at the top. Beautiful scenery and temple on to of Mount Tai. Worth every step.

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Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

Long flight of stairs but with nice sceneries to see. There are shops and hotels along the way to get some drinks, food and to rest. The place has become a little too commercialised. The weather is cool and it gets colder as you climb higher. Most people will get up early in the morning about 4am to catch the... More 

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Texarkana, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015 via mobile

Get ready to walk an see beauty some man made some God made. Don't worry with food or water street venders along the way I enjoyed being with them as much as the trip leave early if not plan on taking team last leg. Plan a stay in hotel and buy a survioner on top

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Czech Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

It is a long way up - more than 6000 steep steps, but if you are lucky and the weather is not too bad, the view at the top is definitely worth it. You will meet tons of people, but after a while in China you just get used to it. If you want to see the sunrise, you must... More 

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Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

A wonderful experience walking up Tai Shan. Unfortunately I only made it half way, 3500 steps was enough and we took the cable car the rest of the way up. We had a wonderful 2 hours wandering around the peaks and visiting the temples. We then walked down to the half way point and got the bus to the bottom,... More 

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Toronto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015 via mobile

Mount Tai, (Tai Shan, "shan" is Chinese meaning mountain), was one of the best things we did on a two week trip around China. Tai Shan is the most sacred mountain in China, visited by many Emperors, Mao and Confucius. Thousands and thousands of tourists flock to Tai Shan. And pretty much all of them are Chinese. We spent almost... More 

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