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Penglaige, Penglai

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Head up to Penglaige, the peak of a peninsula offering extensive views along the coastline, and a number historic temples. Said to be the place where Emperor Qin Shi Huang sought the elixir of life in the second century BCE, the scenic viewpoint and the temples that dot it certainly possess both a natural and man-made charm, with the buildings neatly complementing the red rock of the cliffs below. The museums and temples within the cultural park at the end of the peninsula deserve plenty of exploration, along with the neatly maintained traditional gardens and the wealth of viewpoints. For Penglaige and beyond, use our Penglai online travel planner to get the most from your Penglai vacation.
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  • Spent the latter part of an afternoon wandering around a historical fortress area on the sea shore os Penglai. It was an interesting collection of military history, seafaring history, and taoist/buddh...  more »
  • My whole childhood was spent in Penglai, until junior high school when the family with his father by the forces transferred to the local, often fondly dreaming, second place is the Guilin Yangshuo! After marriage to Yangshuo, a decade so far, every time I see pictures about Yangshuo, can be called up my happy memories of that experience! After the work has been to a lot of cities, in my mind, these two places cannot be replaced
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  • We went there because my wife really wanted to see it. It's a fort-like structure that occupies the mountain on the north side of the shore. Highly recommend taking the cable car to the adjacent peak ...  more »

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