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Laoshan Scenic Area

Laoshan Scenic Area Dedicated Road, Laoshan District | Dahe East Bus Stop, Qingdao 266100, China
+86 532 8889 8866
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One of China's most celebrated scenic areas, Laoshan presents a panorama of mountains, cliffs, waterfalls and temples.
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  • Very good40%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
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Laoshan Scenic Area Dedicated Road, Laoshan District | Dahe East Bus Stop, Qingdao 266100, China
+86 532 8889 8866

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Wonderful temple site to visit on a very steep location. there is an amazingly tall statue of the religious leader that dominates the site. there are lots of steps so may not suit everyone to get to the top but worth it if you can...More

Thank Angeline W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lao Shan is the mountainous area to the east of the city and well worth going to once the noise of the city's traffic gets too much for you. It is home to a Taoist temple amongst its wooded slopes. All very contemplative and peaceful....More

Thank vivlockwood
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went to Laoshan on a hot summer day. To my delight, Laoshan was quite cool, and was very comfortable. It's a great place to hike with beautiful scenery, and is also an important Daoist area. Scenery (5/5): Very stunning views from the mountainside! From...More

Thank Ryan R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Laoshan is considered the second most sacred Daoist site after the White Cloud Temple in Beijing. As such, there are eight gates at the top that you can do a loop around. Unfortunately, when we went (June 2017), six of the eight gates were not...More

Thank Barry L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Only had an afternoon to Laoshan scenic area and did the cable car ride and hike to top of mountain. It was magnificent and well worth the trip. About an hour from the CBD so you really need at least a full day with an...More

Thank Tania G
Reviewed June 11, 2017

It takes around an hour to get there from downtown by car. Public bus is also available, but runs around two hours. Mountain itself is not too high, climbing is relatively easy since route is well-made. There are two main ways to the top, one...More

1  Thank Julia_Tolmach
Reviewed April 24, 2017

This scenic area is away from the city center, we were on an organized group tour, therefore getting there was not a problem. The route from the city center to the scenic area was beautiful, lined with well attended shrubs, trees and flowers. A transfer...More

2  Thank FYL003
Reviewed March 25, 2017

If you are visiting Qingdao - sailing city, you do not want to miss its top attraction - Trekking through Mount Lao (LáoShān 崂山) Scenic Area. It was an arduous journey but it was worth it. I will always cherish the breathtaking view of city,...More

Thank abhik89
Reviewed March 14, 2017

1.5hrs from downtown hotels by car. Take the cable car to the upper mountain then walk the rest to where there was a Shrine, but only the Buddist cave after the WW2 Japanese invasion destroyed it. To take the cable car you need to scan...More

1  Thank TONYCAI
Reviewed February 23, 2017

Located pretty far from the centre of the city, expect to travel by bus or cab 3 hours or so. Like the Badaling Great Wall of China, this scenic area is located in the mountains surrounded by trees and vegetations, very nice to see all...More

1  Thank Laxiaozi08200912
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April 20, 2017|
Response from chenchenchen2016 | Reviewed this property |
it usded 1 or half day there up to a routh you choose. You can take a bus from ticken gate for 20 minute then take a cabin(40-60 RMB) 10 minute after that hike to the top around 1-1.30 hrs. There have beautiful viwe and... More
Joshua B
July 13, 2015|
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Response from Robert R | Reviewed this property |
I will admit the information available in various places is confusing and different names may be used for each of the attractions. There are two attractions accessed from the ocean side and one gets to the Tourist Service... More