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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
+86 538 621 5013
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Reviewed yesterday

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

Thank neocamui
Reviewed 2 days ago

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

Thank Martin A
Reviewed 6 days ago

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

Thank gürcan K
Reviewed 7 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

1  Thank rzhang_1969
Reviewed 7 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

Thank jameshuang
Reviewed 10 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.

Thank jasminemine629
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

1  Thank SsMm M
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
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

2  Thank RobandKateTravel
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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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.
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.
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.