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Address: Hongmen Road, Taishan District, Tai'an 271000, China
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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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It was nice.

Yes, I've seen more majestic mountains (I grew up in Alaska). Yes, I've seen more striking sunsets/sunrises (I've lived in Arizona). Yes, this was still really nice. Now, if you... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Beijing, China
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Beijing, China
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54 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes, I've seen more majestic mountains (I grew up in Alaska). Yes, I've seen more striking sunsets/sunrises (I've lived in Arizona). Yes, this was still really nice. Now, if you add to that the whole "holy mountain" aspect, and it was a nice place to visit. I'm glad I went. I did find a hotel right at the top. My... More 

Thank Arieswanderer
Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great experience. We love nature, hiking. Trail was crowded, humidity was high. Otherwise it's a fantastic experience and highly recommend it.

Thank Andras F
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I have been living and working in Jinan for the past two and a half years. As the closest UNESCO World Heritage site to us, lying a mere 20 minutes away by bullet train, Mount Tai has been very much on our radar since we arrived -- I can't think of why we didn't go earlier! Well,... More 

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San Mateo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

Visited on a cool, weekday in may. I would hesitate to try Mt. Tai on a hot, crowded day! We used the bus to the cable car to the top. You still have to do a bit of walking and climbing once on top but very manageable. There are definitely prettier mountains in china (Huang San/Yellow Mountain), but this one... More 

Thank chesterchandler
Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

known as the number 1 sacred mountain in China. Paths are clear and easy to walk on although it can get really crowded during holidays. Get the walking stick to help u climb the steep stairs before starting. Your hotel might be able to lend you one for free. Views at the peak are pretty nice. I didnt get to... More 

Thank zach1992
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

Taishan or Tai Mountain is one of the 5 Great Mountains of China. The climb is long so I recommend to save your energies until you reach the very top. Of course you can take a bus to the middle and climb the rest but you would miss the whole experience. Taishan is to be made by foot to enjoy... More 

Thank Gafaniz F
Namur, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

Taishan is one of the "Five Sacred Mountains of China" so I thought it would be relatively popular with foreign tourists. However, I was surprised to notice that in the hundreds and hundreds of people I came across during my climb, I only saw two of them. So either this mountain is very popular among locals and very little among... More 

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Lagos, Nigeria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016 via mobile

With the option of a bus ride taking you about halfway up, plus a cable car to save you having to climbs thousands of steps, this is an ideal practical destination for someone that loves beautiful natural landscape views. The experience was glorious, and one could say, no wonder the peaks were considered favourable sites for the several temples, and... More 

Thank Jydeoo
Princeton, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

This is one of the most important mountains in the sense, all emperors are not officially blessed by God until they have come before mountain tai to ask for and receive blessings. Emperor Qing is the first to have come here. In Chinese character tai stands for peace, prosperity etc. this may not be the most beautiful mountain, it is... More 

Thank sunjoe075
Beijing, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

As a nature lover, I've been to many places and climbed many mountains. Mount Tai is very famous in China, but not as beautiful as I had expected. It's neither very tall nor steep. Many mountains in Southern/south-western China are more beautiful. Mount tai is famous because of its history of being a place visited by many ancient celebrities, such... More 

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