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Beijing to Shanghai Sights

Mount Tai (Tàishān)

  • Mountain–Sight

Updated 06/18/2013

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Reaching 5,067 feet above sea level, Mount Tai is the most venerated of the five sacred mountains of China. If you are keen to reach a ripe old age, legend has it that climbing Mount Tai means you'll live to 100. It is possible to climb the steps to the summit and back down in a day, but spending the night on the mountain is also an option. The classic photo—sunrise over the cloud-hugged peaks—is actually a rare sight because of the mist.

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Sight Details:

  • Dec. 1–Jan. 31, Y100; Feb. 1–Nov. 30, Y125

Updated 06/18/2013

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