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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. To visit Laoshan Scenic Area and other attractions in Qingdao, use our Qingdao day trip planner .
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  • There are something like 4 entrances to hike the various peaks around Laoshan. That can be somewhat confusing if you don't speak Chinese. Either way, bring good shoes because you'll need to hike up 30...  more »
  • We went specifically to visit TiaQing Temple, and were not disappointed. Temple is so interesting, and beautiful. The views are amazing. We Spent almost 4 hrs. At the temple.  more »
  • Taking a 45 min taxi ride, we arrived at this seaside rocky mountain with temples and fishing village. We hiked up 20 minute to the lowest scenic spot and the view was already spectacular. Also visite...  more »

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