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Mount Tai

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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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Hongmen Road, Taishan District, Tai'an 271000, China
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our trip to Shandong took us to Mount Tai, it was billed as one of the highlights of our trip, and, as it turned out, it was THE highlight of our visit to the North. We were there bright and early, as our tour guide...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ReviewChimp
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you are in good physical conditions and have the whole day for yourself, you should definitely try to climb it. otherwise, there are buses and a rope car which makes things easier.

Date of experience: December 2018
Reviewed 21 October 2018

it would take probably a whole day or more to fully explore the place. Climbed up to the mid-point and by which time I was truly exhausted. Many cable rides about different parts of the mountain. Make sure you know where you're going as they...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank neocamui
Reviewed 20 October 2018

This famous place, on the back of the 5 yuan bill, attracts Chinese people by the millions to a place people have said has a sacred feel for over three thousand years. It's a long bus or train ride from Yantai or Beijing and a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Martin A
Reviewed 16 October 2018

fantastic, very great experience with the chinese on the way to Tao.. amazing sunrise above the clouds with a beatiful bronze shining of yellow river.. Even though only local hotels there, you must try , its worth.. dont worry there is a cable-car transportation (06:00...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank gürcan K
Reviewed 6 September 2018

It was my second time visiting Mount Tai after eight years. Compared to the first time walking from middle heaven gate to top, I took the tele cabine instead. My friend, a Swiss guy, took only two hours running from the bottom of red gate...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank rzhang_1969
Reviewed 6 July 2018

Mountain Tai (泰山) is one of the Five Great Mountains. Since ancient times, Mount Tai has been recognized as a sacred Mountain and held the honor as "Most respected of the Five Great Mountains". The other four are Mount Hua (華山), Mount Song (嵩山), Mount...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank jameshuang
Reviewed 9 May 2018

I took a photo at every gate. There are so many of them. Endless steps and endless stone gates. I did not reach the top due to limits of time.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 24 April 2018

It wasn't very difficult to reach the top if you take a bus to mid way up and take a cable car to arrive at the station on top. The last climb was a few hundred steps but with well laid steps it wasn't a...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank SsMmM
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

We climbed Tai Shan via the central route, which took us around 3 hours. Starting out at Dai Temple, the route first leads you to the edge of the city, into the forest and up the hill. We started early, around 06:30 in the morning...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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29 April 2018|
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Response from SsMmM | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it take about 1.5 hour’s by car from qufu to Taian. If you start early in the morning, you should have quite some time to enjoy Tai Shan.
Angela S
26 September 2017|
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Response from prasey | Reviewed this property |
There is always construction going on for new roads or facilities. Nevertheless you can still climb the mountain.
Hannah G
16 June 2017|
Response from andr_mo | Reviewed this property |
yes possible. i don't think camping is permitted but there are many travellers' lodge to stay, it is better to stay in will room in case weather gets bad.