AdventureExperience the Adventure of Shandong. Visit the attractions listed below.
Located in northern Zhifu (Chefoo) District, the island is a typical land-tied island. It features unique abrasion cliffs and reefs. Yangzhu (the master sun) Temple, the landmark building on the island, was originally constructed as early as 7th Century BCE. The first emperor, Emperor Qin, visited here three times during his reign some 2,300 years ago to worship heaven and the sun. The prime minister, Li Si wrote two inscriptions eulogizing the Emperor.
The first smoke tower was built in 1368 to warn the locals of pirates from Japan. The area was developed to include consulates, churches and residence for foreigners from UK, USA, Denmark, Japan, France, Germany, etc. Altogether 17 countries, including the U.K., France, Germany, the U.S. and Italy had established consulates here since Yantai became a treaty port in 1861. The cluster of consulate building is considered the oldest, biggest and best preserved in Asia. You will see mixed architecture styles
A 5 kilometer walking path against steep cliff is a sensation to experience.
In the park you can tour the longest section of Qi Wall and view a collection of stone, or stone “sea”. There is also lots of children playground – a perfect place for family trips.
Tanxi Mountain National Park is within one hour drive from Zibo. It is known for its first and tallest glass bridge with cable-stayed suspension in the world. Walking over it presents a sensational thrill and magnificent view. There are eight suites at the 5-star lodge on top of the cliff, called The Cliff Hotel. It is the best place to capture sunrise and sunset. In just 6 minutes by elevator, you will reach the top. Hopefully with a little dignity, you will be able to walk over the bridge. You can descend the cliff via 225-stepwooden stairs built to preserve the original beauty…
A carnival of folk art performances. The largest in Shandong and a competition of traditional instruments, cork fight, dog shows, drum shows, cross talk shows, local operas, etc. It takes place in February, March, June, August, and September.
Known to be the best dates (“jujubes”) in the nation; and also a perfect time to pick dates. Winter Dates is an important day for Shandong people and a perfect time for dumpling eating.
A local parade that only takes place on the last day of the Chinese New Year celebration. Like the Mummers Parade in Philadelphia and Rose Parade in Pasadena, CA. Participants often compete for the 1st prize in the parade.