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Taishan East Road, Tai'an
(4.6/5 based on 190+ reviews on the web)
Make your way up the stone steps of Taishan East Road to reach the peak of Mount Tai, uncovering treasures such as temples, rock inscriptions, and carvings along the way. Nearly 7,200 steps make up this challenging route, though you can also walk just the first 5 km (3.1 mi) and then take either a bus or cable car to the peak. Experienced hikers can make the climb in just a few hours, but you may prefer to take your time and enjoy the scenery as you ascend. No need to set off with heavy backpacks as you will find the route lined with kiosks. Take a warm jacket if you plan on descending after sunset. To visit Taishan East Road on your trip to Tai'an, use our Tai'an itinerary builder.
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  • I been checking trip advisor and lonely planet tips but it all concludes that this is the best route up to the peak. Convenient with small shops on the way and in the peak with Cable Car Service up an...  more »
  • 上山累到半死 腿都做机械爬山运动时偶然低头看见石阶上刻着石阶的数字 感觉很有成就感 也算一个彩蛋小惊喜 可以细心找一下。 
  • It was raining very hard (deluge comes to mind). I wasn't going to go. I certainly didn't want to hike up, let alone when it was raining. But, I read online somewhere that the cable cars would run in ...  more »