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Reviewed 15 November 2018 via mobile

The Greeting pine is by far the most well-known landmark in Huangshan. It is located just outside of Yu Pin Lou Hotel and facing the ultimate challenging hiking, Tan Du Feng. It’s a location to view the sunrise and not far from it, to view...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank DavidASU
Reviewed 1 October 2018

It is a 10 mins hike from Yuping cable car station. This place is crowded with tour groups. There are few food and snacks stalls. A good place for stop over and toilet break. Many tourists are taking selfies and personal photos of the iconic...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank LG_Kay
Reviewed 16 July 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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank John T
Reviewed 26 June 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

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 14 September 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

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank m0untainandlakes
Reviewed 20 August 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

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank t16mytm
Reviewed 19 August 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

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Franeczka
Reviewed 25 June 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.

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank spc354
Reviewed 8 May 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.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank David908
Reviewed 1 May 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

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Daniel A
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