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Half Day Qingdao Private Tour: Explore the Cradle of Taoism in Laoshan Mountain

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    What to Expect
    In the morning, you will be greeted by your friendly private guide and experienced driver at your Qingdao city hotel lobby. Then, travel to Laoshan Mountain in a comfortable, private car. 

    As the first stop of this tour, Mt. Laoshan contains two must-see spots, Longtan Waterfall and Taiqing Palace. Longtan Waterfall is spectacular both from a distance and up-close. The water cascades into a deep pool from the towering cliffs, and is said to resemble a huge white dragon - full of robustness and vigour.

    Then, pay a visit to the impressive, beautiful and historical Taoist temple: Taiqing Palace, which is more than 2,000 years old. Taiqing Palace lays at the foot of seven peaks, and its construction started during the first year of the ancient Western Han Dynasty (140 BC). It is the largest of all the temples and nunneries in Laoshan Mountain. Taking up an area of 4,442 square meters, Taiqing Temple has more than 150 rooms in total. Sanguan Temple, Sanqing Temple and Sanhuang Temple, which are also part of the complex, have their own gates and walls.

    There are also two courtyards named Martyr's Shrine and the Shrine of Master of Scriptures. Taiqing Temple is the second Taoist temple, just after the Baiyun Taoist Temple in Beijing, to be named “The Second Temple under Heaven” of Quanzhen School of Taoism.

    After the tour, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Qingdao’s city center.

     
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Your centrally located hotel in Qingdao city
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    Duration
    4h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Private Tour
    • Professional English-speaking tour guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Entry/Admission - Laoshan Scenic Area
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
    • Food and drinks
    • Personal expense
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Please wear comfortable walking shoes
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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