Taishan Mountain is located in the middle of ShanDong Province and it ranks the first of the five great mountains in China.No matter who acted as the emperor of the past dynasties,he would pay religious homage to Taishan Mountain as the first major event.And Taishan Mountain has been witnessed chinese old civilization.Besides,there are a lot of sight spots in Taishan Mountain,such as sea of clouds,sunrise and so on.So it's worth paying a visit to Taishan Mountain.
Mount Tai is crowned as the most famous of China's five great mountains, namely, Mount Tai in East China, the Hengshan Mountain in South China, the Huashan Mountain in the West China, the Hengshan Mountain in North China and the Songshan Mountain in Central China.
Mount Tai is situated in central Shandong Province,stretching over 200 kilometers. North of the city of Tai'an stands Mount Tai's highest peak, rising to 1,545 meters above sea level.This mountain impresses visitors with its majestic and precipitous appeal, its summit Yuhuanding overlooking the surrounding valleys and perilous peaks.
To reach Mount Tai's summit,we will feast our eyes on the charming scenery and appreciate the ancient architectual works of various styles.Soon we will trudge along a staircase that leads to the Hea一venly Southern Gate. When we reach the Riguan Peak and look around in the distance, we will find ourselves carried away in invountary admiration by the overpowering endless vistas of mountains beyond mountains and scenery beyond scenery.
Taishan Mountain, a typical representative of the Chinese famous traditional mountains, is a mountain with a long history and a special historic status. In 1982, Taishan Mountain was up into the list of State key scenic spots and was formally listed in the directory of World Natural and Cultural Heritage in 1987. It becomes a precious heritage of human being.
Taishan Mountain locates in the east of North China Plain and the middle of Shandong province erecting from the Shandong hills. It is prominent around other hills. The prominent peak, Yuhuang peak, is 1545 meters high and locates in east 117.6 degree, north 36.16 degree. The south of Taishan Mountain is higher than the north. Its south foot of mountain begins from Tai'an city and its north foot of mountain stops in Jinan City, the distance between which is 60kms. In Taishan Mountain, the transportation is convenient with the Jinghu railway passing by in the west. In its north is Jinan city, which has another name of "spring city". The distance between Taishan Mountain and Qubu is 70kms. Many roads and railways such as Taifei, Taixin, Taining, and Taiji meet in Tai'an city, which just locates in the south of Taishan Mountain.
As a mountainous scenic spot, Taishan Mountain has high values in term of aesthetics and science, especially the aesthetic value, which is the foundation for Taishan Mountain becoming a famous mountain in the history and the world natural and cultural heritage today. For thousands of years, during the process of studying on Taishan Mountain in terms of adoration, taste, religion and science, the people has created extremely abundant and valued Taishan scenic culture. Moreover, in the Taishan scenic culture, the natural scene plays the key role with the literacy scene assisting.