Historic AttractionsExperience the Historic Attractions of Shandong. Visit the attractions listed below.
Shan County in Heze is famously known for its historical engraved archways. Hundreds of them still exists today. One common theme you will see here is 100 male young lions hugging/guarding the poles. Fierce competition among craftsman is always intense in this town. ...
Dongying serves as the delta mouth to China’s mother river “the Yellow River” discharging its waters into the sea. The Yellow River connects 9 provinces and 9 metro regions within Shandong. Dongying has more than 50 sq km of wetland attracting flocks of birds...
The highest building at Yantai, people can view the beautiful view of five districts here. People can experience the “real earthquake”, and see the destructive power how that become a disaster. Try and learn how to save yourself in an earthquake through real test.
A one-stop-shop resort for sightseeing, dining, recreations and shopping. Yantai Haichang Whale Shark Aquarium and Haichang Yudaishan Hot Spring are two main attractions on site. The aquarium has sea animal shows, and the hot spring facility offers deep-sea springs in the Japanese-style.
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.
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.
At 38.66 meters high and 660 tons in weight, this is the largest Buddha statue in northern China. You need to climb 400 steps uphill to see the Buddha, as well 9,999 small Buddhas statues in the worship hall. Ten thousand is a figure to suggest immortality in the Chinese culture.
Sanxianshan stands for ‘Three Fairies’. A re-creation of 8 immortals crossing the sea. This will be a total shock to you. You will see how Chinese define their image of a “fairyland.”