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Laoshan Scenic Area, Qingdao

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Laoshan Scenic Area encompasses a majestic granite mountain and picturesque coastal landscape. Regarded as the cradle of Taoism, Mount Lao reaches the height of 1,123 m (3,718 ft) and shelters a wide array of animal and plant life. Rich in culture, the area contains numerous religious institutions, palaces, temples, and nunneries. You can explore the scattered sights by three separate routes--southern, central, and eastern--leading to various natural and historic points of interest. During your treks, carry extra water and comfortable walking shoes. Work out when and for how long to visit Laoshan Scenic Area and other Qingdao attractions using our handy Qingdao trip itinerary maker.
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  • Located pretty far from the centre of the city, expect to travel by bus or cab 3 hours or so. Like the Badaling Great Wall of China, this scenic area is located in the mountains surrounded by trees an...  more »
  • About 1 1/2 hours drive from Qingdao is the Laoshan Senic Area. along with stunning scenes and great walks, the area is also famous for it's green tea. There are "quaint" local restaurants, including ...  more »
  • We visited there during Spring Festival. We were anxious about that pubic transport could work, however, there were many local public buses to the visiter center. In the visiter center, foreign people...  more »