HistoryLearn about the history 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. ...
Zhu family used to be the richest in Shan County of Heze region. A peek into his nabsiob of 200 rooms, your first impression could be how easily to get loss. Exhibit by subject such as wedding chamber and wedding rooms are open to public. Old weaving machine was smart in that era. 72 Steps to weave was passed on for generations.
The relationship and heroic trait of 108 water margins are precious. The scene from the book are real in front of you. Bring a book and find these places!
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.
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.
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.