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Laoshan Scenic Area, Qingdao

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Must see · Forest · Mountain
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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  • We did not expect much when we started our self-organized tour to the Laoshan mountains. Nevertheless, we were pleasantly surprised by the scenic spots, nature and beautiful views. Overall - the area....  more »
  • Snow capped peaks in winter! Perfect time to visit with barely any visitors. Spectacular views from the top! Great for hikers. We caught the 104 bus which starts at Taidong and travels down to...  more »

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