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Mount Tai

Hongmen Road, Taishan District, Tai'an 271000, China
+86 538 621 5013
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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.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cable car” (47 reviews)
“red gate” (9 reviews)
“south gate” (4 reviews)
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Hongmen Road, Taishan District, Tai'an 271000, China
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+86 538 621 5013
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from USD 473.75
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"cable car"
in 47 reviews
"red gate"
in 9 reviews
"south gate"
in 4 reviews
"half way"
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"an amazing experience"
in 3 reviews
"cultural experience"
in 3 reviews
"public holiday"
in 4 reviews
"steep climb"
in 2 reviews
"don't expect too much"
in 2 reviews
"stone steps"
in 3 reviews
"great hike"
in 2 reviews
"walk up"
in 4 reviews
"sunrise or sunset"
in 2 reviews
"running water"
in 2 reviews
"sunny day"
in 4 reviews
"shops selling"
in 2 reviews
"heaven gate"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank jasminemine629
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank SsMm M
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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

1  Thank Simon K
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

To all the haters - no it's ridiculously not cheap - but all 'attractions' are monetised all over the world. Just pay up and enjoy it for what it is. Perhaps that money is being used to keep the steps clean, and the vegetation maintained.......More

Thank RobandKateTravel
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Reviewed 2 February 2018

Mt Tai is the sacred mountain of China...you walk in the footsteps of every emperor for the last 2,300 years. It is where Confucius taught. His poem and the rock he sat on are at the beginning of your journey. It is a very long...More

1  Thank James M
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

I visited Mount Tai in the morning in August 2017 with my family. The hotel is in the urban area in Jinan, and it is so expensive to ride a train to go to Tai’an and we lined up for an hour for our tickets...More

1  Thank Timothy K
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Reviewed 21 October 2017

A good walk to the top of the mountain. We wanted to walk up and get the cable car down. However, there was a blizzard so had to walk back down which can be a bit hard on the knees. But good place to see.

Thank teargas
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

I m not many people know that Chinese have 5 sacred mountains and Tai is the most sacred among them. Emperors and leaders came bearing gifts during new year for the mountain spirit to bless them. The person known in todays times is President of...More

Thank hopeful1951
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Reviewed 29 September 2017

it is not the most scenic hike, if compared with Huashan, for instance. The first part is boring, even (only trees and asphalt path). it gets more interesting from the cable car onwards. can be quite crowded.

1  Thank Ana L
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Reviewed 11 August 2017

We started at Red Palace Gate and walked to the top on the central (main) route. Be warned, it is a strenuous climb, especially on a very hot day. We went on a Wednesday, setting off at about 9 am. It wasn't too busy but...More

4  Thank HappyFamily0f3
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chinatraveler2018
29 April 2018|
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Response from SsMm M | 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.
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Angela S
27 September 2017|
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Response from Prasey M | Reviewed this property |
There is always construction going on for new roads or facilities. Nevertheless you can still climb the mountain.
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Hannah G
16 June 2017|
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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.
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