Mount Tai (Taishan) Maps 2021: Updated, Detailed and Downloadable
Mount Tai is located in the western Shandong Province, only about 72km to the capital Jinan and about 85km to the hometown of Confucius, Qufu. As a World Cultural and Natural Heritage site and the greatest of five sacred China Mountains, Mount Tai has been visited by over ten Chinese emperors and considered as a site connecting to Heaven by the ancient Chinese people. In order to help you understand more about its location, hiking route, and nearby attractions, we've selected some useful maps, including Mount Tai China Map, Mount Tai Hiking Map,Mount Tai Tourist Map, etc. All Mount Tai (Taishan) Maps are downloadable for free. Please make full use of them to plan your Mount Tai Tours.
Mount Tai Location Maps - Where Is Mount Tai (Taishan)
Mount Tai (116° 20'- 117° 59'E, 35° 38'- 36° 28'N), subordinate to Tai'an City of Shandong Province, is located in the western Shandong Province. The total area of Tai'an is about 7761 square kilometers. It is to the south of Jinan, to the north of Qufu. It's about 455km to Beijing and 350km to Qingdao, 800km to Shanghai.
Mount Tai (Taishan) Tourist Maps
1545 meters above sea level, Mount Tai is known as the eastern mountain of the Five Great Mountains of China. It has been the most important worshipping and ceremonial center for ancient emperors for at least 3000 years. Nowadays, Mount Tai attracts lots of tourists to take a hike here, etc. The maps of its major attractions and hiking routes with detailed distances are offered for your Mount Tai trip!
Mount Tai (Taishan) Transportation Maps
Mount Tai is well-connected by high-speed bullet trains from Beijing, Shanghai, Jinan, Qingdao, Yantai, Weihai, Zhengzhou, Shijiazhuang, and other cities. Apart from taking a train to Mount Tai, if you depart from other Chinese cities like Shanghai, Chengdu, Chongqing, Hangzhou, Nanjing, and so on, and take a flight to Jinan Yaoqiang Airport which is about 100km to Mount Tai Scenic Area, the core area of Taian City. Then you can take a direct bus from the airport to Mount Tai, or stay in Jinan for a day and transfer to Mount Tai and the nearby Qufu (the hometown of Confucius).
How to Plan Your Mount Tai Tour
How to Get to Mount Tai: You can take both high-speed trains and normal trains to Tai’an from Beijing, Shanghai, Xian, Tianjin, Qingdao, Jinan, Weihai, Yantai, Zhengzhou, etc.
Best Time to Visit Mount Tai: From March to mid-October. It might be very crowded on weekends and the Chinese holidays.
Located in Tai'an City, Shandong, Mount Tai (aka Taishan Mountain), is regarded as the greatest of the Five Sacred Mountains in China, and listed as a UNESCO World Natural & Cultural Heritage Site in 1987. The highest Jade Emperor Peak is recorded about 1545 meters above sea level. Hiking uphill you can trek along the worshiping spots path the ancient Chinese emperors had come for; Reaching the top, you can have a panoramic view of the whole Taian city and enjoying the stunning sunrise and sunset, and it is recommended to spend 2 full days exploring the best highlights of Mount Tai including the Daimiao Temple (Museum of Taian City) at the foot of Mount Tai. You can also visit Mount Tai in a single day by taking sightseeing bus to Zhongtianmen, then hiking to the summit and descending by cable car.
Taking a high-speed train and spending 2 more days, you can extend your trip to the nearby “City of Spring”, Jinan which nourishes a number of famous springs and lakes of China, such as Baotu Spring Park, Daming Lake, Black Tiger Spring, etc. Also, about 85 km to Mount Tai is Qufu, the hometown of the greatest sage of China, Confucius, and you may understand the deep-rooted Chinese culture as you stepping into the Confucius Temple, Kong Forest, and Kong Mansion.
Besides these cities near Mount Tai, Shandong greets you with not only the splendid culture but also the beautiful coastlines. The refreshing ocean air from Qingdao blows the fragrance from the old Beer factories; the colorful kites fly over the city Weifang and swans in pairs nestle in the havens of Weihai by the shimmering sea...all of these highlights of Shandong can be covered in about 8 days. Beyond Shandong, travelers often extend trip further to Beijing, Xian, Datong & Pingyao (in Shanxi), Luoyang & Shaolin Temple & Kaifeng (in Henan) and more stunning heritages and nature sights in China.
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