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Zhifu Island, Yantai

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Zhifu Island or North Island, is an islet with historical significance in Shandong Province, China. The name of the islet Chefoo was generalized to mean the entire Yantai region in older western literature.EtymologiesPossibilities include: "A Barrier in the Shape of a Magical Plant"* Zhi is a magical and powerful plant, which the island's shape resembles* Fu a barrier of ocean A magical mountain name * From Qin Dynasty's Zhifu, officially changed to the present character in late Qing Dynasty.AdministrationAdministratively, Zhifu Island is a part of Dàtuǎn Village, Xingfu Sub-district, Zhifu District, Yantai City, Shandong Province. Dàtuǎn has a part on the mainland, where the offices and most residents are.HistoryArcheological excavations have uncovered over 200 artifacts, including stone axes, and short axes, pottery fragments, bone needles, and bone hairpins. These and Carbon-14 dating indicated that the island has been settled since the Neolithic period.People were buried here during the Zhou Dynasty, including Duke Kang of Qi, who died on the island in 379 BC. The ruins of the cemetery still exist today. The Lord Yang Temple was built during the early Zhou Dynasty by rulers of the State of Qí in honor of Lord Yang, the fifth deity of the Eight Divine Generals .
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  • Don't know who managed to call his island-wide toe, closer to the city built by the sea-totally wild, unless you count a couple of challenging tracks in the rocks. The most interesting thing on the Cape-the remains of the coastal fortifications of war with Japan. No tourist infrastructure and there is only an independent mastering on slippery rocks.
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  • sometimes it can be hard to find the way over to the rocks and the beaches. You can also find Yantais own terracotta army out at this penninsula.  more »
  • 芝罘岛是郊外的一座小岛,是群山环绕的一座小岛,周围风光秀丽,景色宜人,是个不可多得的旅游胜地。在这里静静地感受海浪的声音,聆听大自然亲切的话语,顺便游泳放松一下,是多么令人心潮澎湃的事情啊。  more »