Culture

Learn about the Culture of Shandong. Visit the attractions listed below.
China Gold Mine Museum

China Gold Mine Museum

Located in Zhaoyuan 90 kilometers to the west of downtown Yantai, the museum shows you the old gold mining equipment used in a real gold mine. Procedures of a gold mining operation is also shown here. Visitors can also go through a simulation of underground mining experience. It’s a rare place where you get to see how the world’s most wanted precious metal is mined, selected, smelt and processed to various commercial products.

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Changdao Island

Changdao Island

Acclaimed to be the most beautiful island in China, Changdao (or ‘Long Island’) has multiple small reefs and mini islets. Seabirds nest on steep cliffs or between jagged reefs carved by nature to thousands of shapes and forms. Major attractions include the Jiuzhang Cliff, Yueya Bay and Wanniao Island. It’s a pure world of nature, paradise for birds.

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The Mou Family Mansion

The Mou Family Mansion

The largest family estate in northern China, this residential compound built in 1735 covers 20,000 square meters over three clusters of courtyards. Each cluster has two tightly connected family units. Pay attention to the mansion’s functional designs, symbols, and craftsmanship. The Mou family saga has been featured in many documentaries and a movie. The last family member, Mou Qihong, made his name nationally known for trading a train load of textile & local produce in 4 passenger planes back from Russia.

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