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Reviewed July 16, 2018

We used this as our exit point from Mount Huangshan. Plenty of people coming in but quiet going down and easy to take a bus at the base of the mountain. The whole transport system is very organised although not cheap. Everything is clean and...More

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Reviewed June 25, 2018

It more fun watching the reactions of the Chinese people who visited this. We stopped to have a snack in the cool of the mountain air. Very good hike

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Reviewed September 13, 2017

There are lots of pine trees everywhere on Mt Huangshan, some of which are shaped like the Greeting Pine. It is not spectacular but this is one of the icons of Mt Huangshan so we nonetheless took pictures with it. It's a short walk from...More

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Reviewed August 20, 2017

There is many pines on mountain. However, this pine will be a good indicator that your are nearing your hotel if you stay along the front part of the mountain

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Reviewed August 19, 2017 via mobile

It's an interesting and rather busy tourist spot. You need to wait to get a nice picture. It's hundreds years old and a good represenation of all pine trees in Huangshan. It's the shape and the name that attracts all the attention. Nice but not...More

Thank Franeczka
Reviewed June 24, 2017

We were told that the govevrnment spends 6m RMB per year to maintain this tree. The branches and trunks are mechanically supported. It was a nice view point.

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Reviewed May 7, 2017

You will see it if you take the cable car ride to the top portion of the mountain. It is no better than any other pine tree, and it is as beautiful as the rest.

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Reviewed April 30, 2017

So it's a famous pine tree and there were hordes of tourists trying to take selfies. Yes, it's beautiful but not worth the aggravation of pushy tourists clamoring for a shot while not respecting lines. If it's available without long lines it;s ok but I'd...More

Thank Daniel A
Reviewed March 9, 2017

Pine trees are aplenty on Huangshan mountain. As we hiked uphill, we came across many different types of pine tree. Hence this Welcome Pine does not really capture our attention. As it is one of the attractions, we just took a picture with it and...More

Thank travelcow02
Reviewed January 11, 2017

The Greeting Pine is well known to most Chinese, so every Chinese visitor to Huagnshan feels compelled to trek to the tree. It's cool, but one of thousands of beautiful trees on the mountain. Because it is old and historical, park officials are doing everything...More

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