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Penglai

Trip Planner Asia  /  China  /  Shandong  /  Penglai
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Things to do: historic sites, zoos & aquariums, theme parks
The ancient port city of Penglai possesses an abundance of historical and mystical intrigue. Said to be the abode of the gods, and providing the setting for many legends regarding the Eight Immortals, the water city certainly has an enigmatic feel to it, helped by the mirages that appear off the coast in May and June. One of the oldest military ports in the county, a number of fortifications and pavilions date back to the 14th century, and represent cultural highlights of vacations in Penglai. Add Penglai and other China destinations to your travel plans using our China itinerary maker.
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Long established as a focal point for tourism in the area, the water city of Penglai features a good number of accommodations to meet the demands of its many guests. Fairly evenly spread across the main urban area, find hotels with onsite pools and restaurants, rental apartments, and family-run guesthouses. Many visitors to Penglai opt to stay in the larger city of Yantai. Located along the coast to the east, Yantai has a good collection of towering chain hotels, characterful old hotels, and budget-friendly hostels.
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