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Laoshan Scenic Area

Laoshan Scenic Area Dedicated Road, Laoshan District, Qingdao 266100, China
+86 532 8889 8866
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One of China's most celebrated scenic areas, Laoshan presents a panorama of mountains, cliffs, waterfalls and temples.
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  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
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Laoshan Scenic Area Dedicated Road, Laoshan District, Qingdao 266100, China
+86 532 8889 8866

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Reviewed 8 November 2017

The Laoshan area is very large and we only spent half a day to visit 2 places. It was very pretty and gentle walk. We visited a buddhist and taoist temple. Both were very pretty with nice view of mountain and sea. The area is...More

Thank alvin197
Reviewed 8 November 2017

We took the cable car to reach half way of the Jufeng peak and then climbed. Remember to take water with you, though there is a small shop at the peak. The view from the peak was brilliant and worth all the hard work you...More

Thank dharma_sree
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

We hiked this mountain as a company outing and everyone had a good time. The hike itself is pretty easy as there is a walkway with steps the entire way. When we went the waterfall at the end was nearly dry, so it was somewhat...More

Thank Kevin F
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Gotta tell the taxi to go to the tourist center. From there you'll need to pick a route and get your tickets. The route we took was the Southern Route. Head out to the buses and they'll drop you off at a doaist temple attraction...More

1  Thank David_XSZ
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Take in as much as you can of the road that hugs the coast. Takes you thru small villages. There will be lots of traffic jams in the busy season ... just pic a place with your favorite view (there will be many!) and relax...More

Thank mionstuff
Reviewed 10 September 2017

The setting was beautiful and interesting, but as english-only speaking and reading Canadians, we had great difficulty figuring out where to go and what to see. We took the cable car up the mountain, and then walked the very many stairs to the lookout -...More

1  Thank mskullcap
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

My trip to laoshan was a very tiring climb and pretty dissapointing. I dont find the view that great. I personally would prefer city tours as qingdao offer many historical attraction.

Thank Lee L
Reviewed 12 August 2017

The tourist set up at Laoshan Scenic Area is massive. We took a taxi from the CBD to the large tourist centre, from where you need to pick a route and buy your tickets. It's the first time we had our fingerprints taken to enter...More

2  Thank HappyFamily0f3
Reviewed 10 August 2017

The shortest path to the topmost viewing platform is 5000 steps. We took a cable car to go up (35 Yuan one way, 60 yuan return). Went through the caves - which are not worth going through - they are narrow - you need some...More

2  Thank DAsianTraveller
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

We took the gondola to the top and ended walking down the entire way. Had we not done that we only would have seen a portion of the beauty Laoshan has to offer.

1  Thank SimpleKraft
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21 April 2017|
Response from chenchenchen2016 | Reviewed this property |
it usded 1 or half day there up to a routh you choose. You can take a bus from ticken gate for 20 minute then take a cabin(40-60 RMB) 10 minute after that hike to the top around 1-1.30 hrs. There have beautiful viwe and... More
Joshua B
13 July 2015|
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Response from Robert R | Reviewed this property |
I will admit the information available in various places is confusing and different names may be used for each of the attractions. There are two attractions accessed from the ocean side and one gets to the Tourist Service... More