Laoshan Scenic Area

Laoshan Scenic Area

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Geographic location:Laoshan District, Qingdao City, Eastern Shandong Province


Famous scenery:Twelve scenes of Laoshan

Suitable for the play season:Spring, summer and autumn

Qingdao Laoshan Scenic Area is located in Qingdao City, Shandong Province. It is one of the first national key scenic spots approved by the State Council, China’s important coastal mountain scenic spot and national AAAAA level tourist scenic spot.

Laoshan Scenic Area consists of 9 scenic spots including Jufeng, Liuqing, Taiqing, Qipanshi, Yangkou, Beijiu Shui and Hualou, and 5 scenic spots including Shakou, Wanggezhuang, Beizha, Xiazhuang and Xifu Town. The recovery area and the outer edge of the land and sea attractions are composed of three parts.

Laoshan is the main mountain range of the Shandong Peninsula. The highest peak is 1,133 meters above sea level. It is the first peak of China’s coastline and is known as the “first mountain” on the sea. It stands on the shores of the Yellow Sea and is tall and majestic. There is an old saying in the local saying: “The Taishan cloud is not as high as the East China Sea.” The mountains and the sea, the famous Taoism. The mountains and seas are connected, and the mountains and seas are the characteristics of the Laoshan scenery.

Among the famous mountains in the country, only Mount Lu is rising at the seaside. The coastline around the Laoshan Mountain is 87 kilometers long, and there are 18 large and small islands along the coast, which constitute the wonders of the sea in Laoshan. Laoshan is a famous Taoist mountain in China. The preserved Ethereum has the largest scale and the longest history.

Laoshan Scenic Area

Geographical environment

Geographic location

Laoshan is located on the shore of the Yellow Sea in the southern part of the Shandong Peninsula, more than 40 kilometers from the city center of Qingdao. It is located at 36°05′~36°19′ north latitude and 120°24′~120°42′ east longitude. The southeastern part of the mountainous area is bordered by the sea, and the west is bordered by the southern part of the city, the Shinan District, the Shibei District, the Sifang District, the Lishui District and the Chengyang District, and the north is adjacent to Jimo City.

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The Laoshan Mountain Range was formed during the Yanshan Orogenic Movement. The mountains and seas are connected, and the sea and sky are all magnificent. The posture of the mountain is centered on the dome, radiating to the northeast, east, southeast, south, west and other five-way branches, the east and the south are steep, and the northwest is undulating. In the joint of mountains and seas, the corners, the reefs and the beaches are staggered. The granite landscape is unique, the mountain is developed with vertical joints, the globular weathering is obvious, the peaks are towering, the layers are stacked, the valleys are deep and the walls are thousands of miles; the pictographic stones are numerous and varied; the mountains and seas combine, the horns, the reefs, the beach bays Staggered distribution, forming a magnificent mountain and sea wonders.

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Climate type

Laoshan Scenic Area is a temperate maritime climate with an average annual temperature of 12.6 °C. Due to the influence of the ocean, the summer temperature is lower than the inland, with an average temperature of 24 °C. The precipitation is 940-1073.7 mm, which is the wettest area in Qingdao.

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Natural resources

Biological resources


Laoshan is a warm temperate deciduous broad-leaved forest area. There are more than 400 species and varieties of woody plants, and there are more than 1,000 species of herbaceous plants. Among them, black pine, red pine, larch, and mountain rhododendron are prominent in the landscape. There are 225 ancient and famous trees, such as Hanbai, Tanggu and Ginkgo. There are about 350,000 mu of forest land in Laoshan Scenic Area. There are 112,000 mu of forests in China. In 1992, Lushan was approved by the State Forestry Department as a national forest park.

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Wild animals in the mountainous areas of Laoshan are generally divided into mammals, birds, marine life and freshwater fish. In 1930, the Qingdao Municipal Government announced that wild animals allowed hunting should have “wild pigs, wolves, rabbits, foxes, wild cats, and moles.” After 1949, the main wild beasts in Laoshan were foxes, hares, crickets, crickets, and scutellaria. In 1930, the bird expert Shou Zhenhuang conducted a systematic survey of the birds in Laoshan, and recorded more than 250 species of cockroaches, birds, swallows and geese. In 1983, the bird resources management station of Daishan County Bird Nature Reserve investigated the bird resources of Laoshan Mountain. It was found that there are more than 230 species of birds in Laoshan Mountain, belonging to 10 orders, 30 families and 63 genera, including 86 species of insectivorous birds and rats. 17 species. According to a survey of 225 species of birds in 1984, there are 15 species of resident birds, 85 species of summer migratory birds, 18 species of winter migratory birds, and 107 species of migrating birds.

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Water resources

Laoshan has about 317 million cubic meters of ground water, about 112 million cubic meters of groundwater, and a repetitive amount of 93 million cubic meters. The total amount of water resources is about 336 million cubic meters. Surface water is mainly concentrated in the flood season from June to August, with large interannual variations and uneven regional distribution. According to the records from 1956 to 1983, the annual average runoff depth is 349.9 mm. In 1964, the maximum runoff was 449.3 million cubic meters, which was 1.42 times the average annual runoff. In 1981, the minimum runoff was 0.9052 billion cubic meters, accounting for only 28.6% of the average annual runoff. Due to the different hydrogeological conditions of the terrain in the various regions, the type distribution and movement laws of the groundwater are significantly different. The Quaternary loose-layer pore water-water-bearing group is mainly distributed in the piedmont and riverside areas, with abundant water, good water quality and convenient mining. The bedrock weathering structure fissure pore water, due to the thicker local residual layer, the deep cut of the valley is deep, forming a descending spring, which is the birthplace of the famous Laoshan mineral water.

Laoshan is one of the three centers of high quality mineral water and groundwater in the world.

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Mineral resources

There are a lot of granite in the Laoshan area, and a small amount of chalk and mica, and other mineral deposits are very small. In the Ming Dynasty, Huang Zongchang’s “Yanshanzhi” only recorded touchstone, greenstone, aragonite and five-color stone. In the Qing Dynasty, Jimo County Records recorded touchstone, alpine stone, green stone, sea green stone, five-color stone, Tianhengdao stone (cocoa), scorpion stone, ink crystal, tea crystal, amethyst, horseshoe stone.

The main rocks are dark green granite, chalk earth, fluorine ore, manganese iron ore, silicon ore, mica ore, asbestos, sand gold, medical stone, green stone.

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Construction history

In 1982, Laoshan was identified by the State Council as one of the national scenic spots.
In 1992, Laoshan was approved by the State Forestry Department as a national forest park.
In 1993, the Management Office of Laoshan National Forest Park was established. The Laoshan Forest Farm adjusted its business direction in a timely manner, from focusing on the construction of shelter forests to landscape forests.
In 2001, Laoshan was rated as a national AAAAA tourist attraction.
In 2013, Laoshan Scenic Area created a better tourist environment for tourists: it has improved infrastructure such as water, electricity, transportation and communication, expanded and renovated three tourist highways, and built new parking lots and several kilometers of hiking trails. At the same time, the Laoshan Resort was also built. It consists of Yangkou International Tourism Resort, Liuqinghe Tourist Resort and Beijiu Water Tourism Resort.

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Scenic culture

Taoist culture

Laoshan is one of the birthplaces of Taoism. Since the Spring and Autumn Period, Laoshan has gathered a group of alchemists who have been engaged in health and self-cultivation for a long time. The Ming Dynasty books have contained “Wu Wangfu’s taste of Dengshan’s spirits.” In the latter part of the Warring States period, Laoshan has become a famous “East Sea Xianshan”. Teach Qin Shihuang’s east tour, Han Wudi twice fortunately (now Chengyang District, Qingdao), are closely related to the activities of Fang Xiandao.

As early as five or six thousand years ago, Laoshan produced a splendid Longshan culture. It is also a place for the spread of Taoism. It began in the Han and Tang Dynasties. The Song and Yuan dynasties developed to the heyday, and the Ming and Qing dynasties did not decline. In the prime time, there was the saying of the “Nine Palaces, Eight Views and Seventy-two Skulls”. The Taoist Taoism is the Northern Reality. It is called “the second jungle of Taoism.” The famous Taoist Qiu Chuji, Zhang Sanfeng, Xu Fuyang, Liu Zhijian, and Liu Ruoxuan all repaired the road in Laoshan. At the same time, Buddhism has also had a history of spreading with Taoism. The famous Buddhist temples include Haiyin Temple, Chaohaiyuan, Huayan Temple, etc., Fa Xian, Laoshan, Ci Zhan, Shan He, etc. He once promoted Dharma in Laoshan.

In the first year of the founding of Emperor Wu of the Western Han Dynasty (the first 140 years), Zhang Lianfu came to Mount Laoshan to worship the three officials and worship the worship, which laid the foundation for Laoshan Taoism. From the Western Han Dynasty to the end of the Five Dynasties, Laoshan Taoism basically belonged to the Tianshi Road after the reform of the Taiping Road and the Southern and Northern Dynasties. From the sectarianism, it belonged to the Louguan Education Group, the Lingbao School, and the Shangqing School (also known as Maoshan Zong, Court). Soap sect).

In the early Song Dynasty, Lu Ruoxi, the Taoist priest of the Songshan Mountains, was named “Hua Gai real person” by Song Taizu, and the Taoist temples of Laoshan were all newly created “Hua Gai”.

Since the Jin and Yuan Dynasties, the Taoist Quanzhen School has risen. The temples in Laoshan have been converted to the various sects of the “Beiqizhen”. After the Genghis Khan’s seal, the Daoist Taoist Daxing.

Extending to the Ming Dynasty, the “Longmen School” of Laoshan Taoism derived three factions, bringing the total number of sects to 10. The Taoist priests in Laoshan and surrounding areas are prosperous. In the middle of the Qing Dynasty, there were nearly a hundred Taoist temples, and there was a saying that “the nine palaces, eight views, seventy-two squats”.

After the founding of the People’s Republic of China, the Qingdao Municipal People’s Government allocated special funds to carry out key maintenance on the Laoshan Taoist temples in 1952, and the Taoist Taoism was protected and survived.

In the early period of the “Cultural Revolution”, Laoshan Taoism was attacked as “four olds”, ruined the gods, dismissed the Taoist priests, and the religious activities of the Taoist Taoism were abolished.

After the Third Plenary Session of the Eleventh Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, the Qingdao Municipal People’s Government gradually and partially restored some of the Laoshan Taoist temples, implemented religious policies, recalled Taoist priests, rebuilt the statues, and returned to the temples. The temples that have been restored and opened to the public are the Taiqing Palace, the Shangqing Palace, the Mingxia Cave and the Taiping Palace. Laoshan Taoism restored normal religious activities.

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Buddhist culture

Buddhism has been introduced to the Laoshan area for more than 1,700 years. The Buddhism of Laoshan began in the Wei and Jin Dynasties and flourished in the Sui and Tang Dynasties. The Ming Dynasty also culminated in the Qing Dynasty and gradually declined in the late Qing Dynasty. The Chongfo Temple (commonly known as Jinggou Courtyard) in Laoshan was built in the fifth year of Weiyuan Emperor Jingyuan (AD 264). This is the oldest temple in Laoshan, and should be regarded as the beginning of Buddhism in Laoshan. In the Eighth Year of the Eastern Jin Dynasty (AD 412), the monks who went to India and other places sought to return to the country, and the hurricane drifted to the land of the island of Laoshan, the southern bank of the mountain, and the county was the county of Changguang County. Li Yi, a Buddhist monk who was obsessed with Buddhism, was told that the Fa-rectification was a name for the West, and he was sent to the city, and he was told that he had built a stone Buddha temple (that is, Chaohaiyuan). Since then, Buddhism has made a name for itself in the Laoshan Mountains. Later, Laoshan successively built Shizhuyu (later renamed Huijuyuan) and Shilianyuan (commonly known as Chengyang Temple). The creation of the Fahai Temple in the Northern Wei Dynasty marked the beginning of the scale of Buddhism in Laoshan.

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Main Attractions

Twelve scenes of Laoshan

Jufeng Xuzhao

Jufeng is the main peak of Laoshan Mountain, commonly known as the “dome”, located in the middle of Laoshan Mountain, with an elevation of 1127.3 meters. “The Wonder of the Clouds”, “The Legend of Xu Zhao” and “The Wonder of the Colored Balls” are the three wonders of the giant peak scenery. In particular, “Xu Zhao Wonders”, beautiful and magnificent, was listed as the crown of the twelve scenes of Laoshan, called “Jiufeng Xuzhao”.

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Longtan spray

Longtan Waterfall, also known as Yulong Waterfall, is located in the middle of the Eight Rivers River in the south of Laoshan Mountain. The Yashui River has fallen to the deep pool here. The water is like a jade dragon. It spits in the mist and rains. The scenery is spectacular. In the 12 scenes of Laoshan Mountain, it is called “Longtan Rain”. Zhou Zhiyuan has poetry praise: “The volley is splashing, and the suspect is Yulongfei. The white hangs the rainbow and the Qingshan ring. The bead falls and the dance is snowy. The tourists are greedy and the sun can’t bear.”

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From the Taiqing Palace to the north, it takes about 3 kilometers. In the bamboo trees and green shades, it is the Mingxia Cave. Here, the peaks of the towers stand tall, the mountains are high and dense, and the front is crowded with squats and squats. When the sunset is shining, the glow of the sun is infinite, and it is listed as the twelve scenes of Laoshan, called “Mingxia Sanya”. Sun Fengyun, a high-ranking literati in the Qing Dynasty, praised poetry: “There is no resignation at the level, and the pines rise to the evening. The dawn is strong, the sea is forced to be high. The top is sticky, the fine snow is robe. The three pots are like shaving. The downturn is a sight.”

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Too clear water month

Look at the moon in the Taiqing Palace, do not have some fun. When the eternal silence is over, the bright moon is lifted out of the sea by a group of golden hui, dissolved in the moonlight, the sea, the floating light, the jade pot ice mirror. The shore breeze sweeps the bamboo, the waves pat, the scenery is absolutely fantastic. This is the “Tai Qing Shui Yue” in the 12 scenes of Laoshan. Lin Shaoyan, a literati in the Qing Dynasty, praised the poem: “Meet the visit to the fairyland, and today the Taiqing. The smoke is small and the moon is quiet. The night is quiet and the tide is flat. The rain is five colder, and the new autumn is awkward. Quietly sitting alone, counting the clock sound.”

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Haitang Xiandun

Haitang Xiandun refers to the Baxiandun in the south of Laoshantou. It is 7 kilometers away from the Taiqing Palace. It is a peculiar natural scene composed of sea-eroded caves. In the south of Laoshantou, due to the impact of the waves for many years, the cliffs and shores are broken like buildings. There are more than ten two-meter-high stone piers in the sea under the cliff. The mythical legend of the Eight Immortals was once in this small sea, because of the name Eight Immortals. Here, the wind is high, the waves are turbulent, and it is extremely thrilling. It is known as the “first wonder of Laoshan Mountain” and is called “Haicang Xiandun” in the 12 scenes of Laoshan Mountain. In the Ming Dynasty, Gaochun Mountain had poems and praises: “When the chaos is chiseled, the gods will open this place. The swallowing of the sea will be exhausted, and the tide will be back to the mountains. The caves are now here, and the immortals will not come. Penglai should borrow, and his life is heavy.”

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Naroyan Cave

From Huayan Temple along the foothills of the mountain, it is the Nairoyan Cave. This natural stone cave is 7 meters wide and 10 meters high and deep. The walls are cut like a round hole. It has a round hole like a volcanic vent. The round hole penetrated, and according to the monks, that Luo Yanfo was cultivated into a fruit in the cave. Such a huge granite cave is still rare in China, and it is called “Na Luo Buddha Cave” in the 12 scenes of Laoshan Mountain.

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Cloud hole

Baiyun Cave is located in the eastern part of Laoshan Mountain. It is located on a mountain with an altitude of more than 400 meters. The scenery is beautiful and the scenery is beautiful. The Baiyun Cave is made up of huge stones. The left is Qinglong Stone, the right is Baihu Stone, the former is Suzaku Stone, and the later is Xuanwu Stone. On the top of the cave stone, there is a ancient pine called “Hua Gai”, which is like a dragon, a green shade, covering the whole hole. It is called “cloud hole and pine” in the 12 scenes of Laoshan. Blue water has poetry praise: “The Baiyun Cave in the depths of the Baiyun, the Baiyun Seal in the mouth of the day. It is amazed to see the dragon in the cloud, a hundred years after a hole.”

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Shiling Yoko

In the northeast of Taiping Palace, the lion’s peak is stacked on several sides, and the side is seen as a ridge. The vertical view is like a lion. It looks like a male lion. It lies in the clouds and clouds. The sea breeze blows, and the white clouds are like a dragon. Under the sunlight, the scenery is very beautiful. However, the most spectacular scenery of the Lion Peak is the “Lion Peak Viewing Day”. When people watch the sunrise at the Lion Peak, the fog is not open, so that they can enjoy the fun of “Shiling Hengyun” and thus be included in the Laoshan XII. view. In the Ming Dynasty, the literati Huang Zongchen had the poem “The Lion Peak”: “There is a turbidity on the stone, and the sea is high in the sky. The night sounds to the Qiushan Temple, and half of the wind is half.”

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Hualou Dieshi

Hualou Mountain is located on the south bank of the Laoshan Reservoir, 408 meters above sea level. Hualou Peak is a square pinnacle in the eastern part of the top of the mountain. It is more than 30 meters high and consists of layers of rock. It is like a tall stone building with a clear sky. It is called “Hualou” and it is like a Chinese watch. The name “Hua Biao Feng” is called “Hua Lou Dieshi” in the 12 scenes of Laoshan. In the Qing Dynasty, the literati Bai Yongxiu had poems and praises: “Mobi Zhuo Li Bi Furong, the first peak of Tiankai Mountain. The steamed into gold liquid water, Haixia flying full of Shimen autumn.”

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Chess board

Although the fairy game has not been seen, the chessboard is short-lived.

On the top of this peculiar solitary peak south of Ming Daoguan, there is a huge rock, 15 meters long, and most of the west is explored. The cliff is suspended from the sky and looks like a diving platform for diving games. A ganoderma lucidum is inserted into the cloud. This is one of the famous elephant shaped stones in Lushan, the chessboard stone.

This huge volcanic rock with a height of 3 meters, a width of 8 meters, a length of 15 meters, a flat stone surface, can sit dozens of people, and engraved with the “ten” word outlined by two lines, it is said that this is the Antarctic fairy, The arctic fairy has left the chessboard in the game, so it was named “checkerboard stone.” Here, the steep peaks and huge rocks are another great place to visit the mountains, watch the sea and enjoy the stones. After talking for a long time, what is the use of the “ten” on the stone surface? It is said to be the orientation map of the Taoist practice. This landscape is one of the “12 famous scenery of Laoshan Mountain” – “Chessboard Fairy Game”.

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Rock waterfall

The Chaoyin Waterfall was originally named Yuxian Waterfall or Jade Scale Waterfall. It changed its name since 1931 because of its sound surge. The Chaoyin Waterfall is the end of the North Jiu Shui River. It is surrounded by cliffs. The southeast high wall splits like a door. The waterfall blew down and the valley roared. In the Qing Dynasty, Cui Yingjie of Shandong Fujun had poetry praise: “Where is the cliff, the peak of the cloud, the stone gate is open. The air dances the snow and the spring falls, and the face is covered with silver flowers and drizzle. Bishui Chengtan Zhan washing, Qingsong Baishi Renxie The support has not been fully visited, and the singer is back from the sky.”

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Weizhu Mingquan

Weizhuyu is located at the height of 550 meters above sea level in the northeast of the North Jiu Shui Village. It is located at an altitude of 550 meters above sea level. It is a bamboo forest, a pine forest, a horse, a rock formation, a strange stone, a rhyme, a spring and a quiet, and a quiet and quiet place. It is called “Weizhu Mingquan”.

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Mountain building

Hua Loufeng

One of the three great stones of Laoshan Mountain, known as Juxiantai. As a square mountain peak, the walls are steep and steep. Legend has it that the Eight Immortals cross the sea through the mountains, and He Xiangu is dressed in Juxiantai, also known as the “dressing building.” History and Zhang Sanfeng and other famous roads have an indissoluble bond with this peak, so it has become one of the famous mountains on the sea.

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Taiqing Palace

The Taiqing Palace, also known as the Qing Palace, was built in the early years of the Northern Song Dynasty and has a history of nearly a thousand years. The Tao is “Yu Qing, Shang Qing, Tai Qing” for Sanqing, “Tai Qing” is the world of Taiqing, which is the paradise of “God”. The entire building of the Taiqing Palace. It consists of “Sanguan Temple”, “Three Emperors” and “Sanqing Hall”. The style is light and simple. Sanguan Hall This group of buildings is the largest, with three courtyards before and after. There are two cypresses in the courtyard of the Three Emperors, which were planted in the Han Dynasty. The Taiqing Palace is surrounded by mountains on three sides, facing the water, surrounded by many attractions and carved stones. Therefore, the Taiqing Palace area has become the center of the Laoshan Mountain Tourist Area.

The Taiqing Palace is divided into three separate courtyards, more than 150 temples, each of which has an independent wall and a single mountain gate. The southeastern courtyard is the Sanguan Temple. The temple is decorated with statues of heaven, earth and water, as well as statues of Zhenwu and Raytheon. There are flowers, such as crape myrtle, ginkgo, peony and winter. In particular, the two dry and thick winter-resistant (camellia) in the front yard of the main hall, a safflower, a white flower, the spring of the fist is full of branches, red flaming, White snow white, flowering lasts for three months. It is said that these two winters are the same as the Taoist Zhang Sanfeng transplanted from the island during the Ming Yongle period. Ticket price: 15 yuan per person

Places of interest near the Taiqing Palace include: Shenshui Spring, Longtou, and Cliff Stone. In the Taiqing Palace, occasionally you can see the “mirage of the mirage”. The scenery near the Shangqing Palace in Laoshan is also very good. Duoqifeng different stones, ancient trees and clear springs. How high is the mountain in Laoshan, how high the water is, and the famous spring is a major feature of Laoshan. The “Tianyiquan” on the top of the giant peak, the “Shenshuiquan” of the Taiqing Palace, and the “Shengshuiyang” of the Shangqing Palace. It is the famous spring of Laoshan. The specialty mineral water of Laoshan Mountain is well-known as “the disease of the year, and the more you drink.”

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Longtan Waterfall

In the middle reaches of the Yashui River in Laoshan Mountain, the cliffs flow down from the Baijiu cliff, and the pearls spit jade, which is like a dragon dance, hence the name “Longtan Waterfall”. The clear water in the lake is clear and clear. After the rain, the flooding waterfall, the whistling whistle, is spectacular.

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North Jiu Shui

The upper reaches of the Baisha River, due to the mountain has a 10% discount, the water is named after the nine songs. The Jiu Shui Boundary of the North Nine Water Spa is divided into nine waters outside Jiu Shui. “Nine Waters Alum” is one of the twelve scenic spots in Laoshan. It originated from the water of the giant peak of Beibei, flowing into the canyon, all the way to the peaks, the Wanmu glory, the good scenery, the beautiful, so the “Jiushui Gallery” reputation.

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Jiu Shui Eighteen Pool

One of the main tourist areas in Laoshan, about 3 kilometers long, is composed of many scenic spots, collectively known as Jiushu 18th Pool, and has the reputation of “Jiushui Gallery”. One water has “to the soft pool”, two waters have “juetan pool”, “unsealed pool”, “not beginning of the pool”, Sanshui has “innocent pool”, “the Wujitan”, and Sishui has “self-collecting pool”. “”Jihuatan”, “Zhongxutan”, Wushui has “there is a pool”, “Deyutan”, Liushui has “Deyitan”, “a few pools”, “not stagnation of the lake”, seven waters There are “Diet Xia Tan” and “Drinking Tan”, Yashui has “Qingxin Tan”, Jiu Shui has “Xianantan” and “Chaoyin Waterfall” and other important attractions. There are tourist resorts and sanatoriums in the area. He once listed one of the twelve scenic spots in Laoshan with the reputation of “Jiushui Minghao”.

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Tourism characteristics

Fairy Road

Laoshan is a famous Taoist mountain. The Taoist culture has a long history and is rich in legends. The Songshan Taoist priests are famous in the world. Famous roads such as Zhang Lianfu, Li Zhexuan, Liu Ruozhen, Wang Chongyang, Qiu Chuji, and Zhang Sanfeng all used to practice Laoshan. Beiqizhen opened a sect in the Laoshan area, and prospered the sermons. The prosperity of the “Nine Palaces, Eight Views and Seventy-two Skulls” made Laoshan the “Taoist Quanji Second Forest”.

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Laoshan Scenic Area is rich in ancient and famous trees, with 39 species of 230 species. In the Taiqing Palace, the Han Dynasty cypress (“Han Bai Ling”), which is more than 2,100 years old, is a three-in-one symbiosis, and it has been regarded as a sacred tree by the local people. The Tang Dynasty rough leaf tree (“Tang Yi Feng Xian”), which is more than 1,000 years old, is a peculiar form. It is the tallest tree in the northern region and a rough leaf tree in Shandong. Because the trunk is curved like a faucet, it is also called “faucet 榆”. The legend of “Fengxian Bridge” under the “Faucet” is a place where the famous Liu Ruoxi met the snow of the gods; the Ming Dynasty camellia, which is more than 400 years old, is the flower god of “Songzhai Zhiyi·Xiangyu” by Pu Songling. The prototype of Qi Xue, the local people regard it as the treasure of Zhenshan. In 1979, when Comrade Deng Xiaoping inspected Laoshan, he said: “This place is very good. With such a large number of old trees, you can attract many people and have the conditions to open up and develop tourism.”

Laoshan Scenic Area is a national forest park. It has the largest and most protected larch and red pine natural secondary forest ecosystem in China. Two 300-year-old red pines outside the Taiping Palace, Litchi Panlong, Huaguan green onion, and the Taiping Palace, the founding leader of the Taiping Palace, Liu Ruoxuan, “Hua Gai real people” road number, for the “Hua Gai Yingbin” landscape.

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Different stone

Laoshan is a typical granite glacial landform. The Laoshan granite peaks and sarcophagi are under the influence of water erosion and weathering. The pictographic stones are rich in development, and there are many different shapes. There are more than 200 pictographs that can be observed on the main tourist routes.

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God cave

There are more than 40 caves in the famous granite caves in Laoshan. In history, they are mostly Taoist and Buddhist homes. Among them, the Luoyan Grottoes recorded in the Buddhist “Hua Yan Jing” that “the East China Sea has a place, the name Na Luo Yan Grottoes, is a bodhisattva colony.” The area inside the cave is huge, and there is a hole in the top of the cave that is straight into the sky and auspicious. Mingxia Cave is the ancestral home of the Taoist Quanzhen Jinshan School. In addition, the famous caves are: Baiyun Cave, Ciguang Cave, Qitian Cave, Jade Emperor Cave and so on.

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Unlike other famous mountains and great mountains, Mount Laoshan is a famous mountain rising from the bottom of the sea during the Yanshan movement. It is 1132.7 meters above sea level and 87.3 kilometers around the mountain coastline. It is 1133 meters above sea level and 88 kilometers away from the coastline. It is more convenient to remember. It is a mountain with sea and sky, and is full of weather. It is a high mountain with an altitude of over 1000 meters on the coastline of China. The reputation of the famous mountain. In the history book “Qi Ji” more than 2,000 years ago, there is also a record of “Taishan is not as high as the clouds, not as good as the East China Sea.” The myths and legends of the East China Sea refer to the sea area of Laoshan. The folks have the saying that “the life is like Nanshan and the Fu is like the East China Sea.” It is said that when Qin Shihuang was looking for a longevity medicine, he sent Xu Fu to lead 500 children and boys and children to Dongdu, which was sent from Japan to Japan.

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Laoshan “three rounds of the sea, carrying Pingchuan,” the mountains and seas connected. The special geographical and geomorphic environment has created a wonderful change in the sky. Clouds and rays often form a variety of landscapes, giving people a feeling of illusion and mystery. Just as the famous poet He Jingzhi’s poems praised: “Huangshan is full of beauty and fear is not true, mountains and rivers are different like talents; Laoshan is not a cloud and sea, and there is no sea in the mountains.”

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Travel Information

Scenic fare

High season April 1st – October 31st
Jinfeng Tour Area entrance ticket: 80 yuan / person; half price 40 yuan / person
Liuqing Tourist Area – Taiqing Tourist Area – Qipan Stone Tourist Area – Yangkou Tourist Area Entrance Tickets: 90 yuan / person; half price 45 yuan / person
Tickets for entering the mountain in the North Jiu Shui Tour Area: 65 yuan / person; half price 32 yuan / person
Off-season November 1st – March 31st of the following year
Jinfeng Tour Area entrance ticket: 50 yuan / person; half price 25 yuan / person
Liuqing Tourist Area – Taiqing Tourist Area – Qipan Stone Tourist Area – Yangkou Tourist Area Entrance Tickets: 60 yuan / person; half price 30 yuan / person
Tickets for entering the mountain in the North Jiu Shui Tour Area: 40 yuan / person; half price 20 yuan / person
Hualou tour area annual fare: 10 yuan / person
Ticket price of Jufeng Cableway: 40 yuan/person for one way, 80 yuan/person for round trip
Ticket price for Taiqing Cableway: 45 yuan per person per person, 80 yuan per person
The fare of the Yangkou cableway: 35 yuan per person per person, 60 yuan per person
Tourist ticket
Liuqing Tourist Area – Taiqing Tourist Area – Qipan Stone Tourist Area – Yangkou Tourist Area Ticket: 40 yuan / person, 1.2-1.4 meters children half price ticket 20 yuan / person
Beijiu Water Tourist Area tour bus fare 30 yuan / person, 1.2-1.4 meters children half price ticket 15 yuan / person
Jufeng tour area tourist bus fare 40 yuan / person

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