Mount Tai 泰山 in ShanDong province

Mount Tai is one of China's Five Sacred Mountains and has been a place of worship for at least 3,000 years.


Mount Tai (or TaiShan, though there is a city called TaiShan in GuangDong - a different place) is a mountain of both historical and cultural significance which is located north of the city of Tai'An in ShanDong province. The tallest peak is the Jade Emperor Peak which reaches a height of 1,533 meters (just over 5,000 ft).


In total, there are 22 temples, 100 ruins, 820 stone tablets, and over 1,000 cliff-face and rock inscriptions, including the Wordless Stela that stands in front of the Jade Emperor Temple. Legend tells that the emperor who commissioned the stela was dissatisfied with the planned inscription and decided to leave it blank.


It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.


[640],shadow=true,start=,stop=
ShanDong map

Related Videos

Featured Videos

The ShangHai 上海 World Expo, with Dennis Callan
The Shanghai World Expo, 2010 ...
Ning in ShangHai 上海
A visual introduction to QingDao 青岛, ShanDong province
Around China trip
Including BeiJing, Hong Kong, MuTianYu Great Wall, HuaShan mountain, Xi'An, ZhangJiaJie, TianMen mountain, FengHuang, the LongShen rice terraces, YangShuo, GuiLin ...
A motorbike trip into west China 中国
From the Himalayas to the Gobi Desert ...
Impressions of GuiLin 桂林
印象桂林 GuangXi province, south China. Awesome, beautiful landscapes and culture ... Amazing CGI.
A beautiful selection of traditional Chinese music
The Great Wall at JuYongGuan 居庸关, Beijing
JūYōng Guān (JuYong Pass) is the nearest section of the Great Wall of China to Beijing - about 50 kilometers (31 miles) from the city center.
The beautiful YuanMingYuan 圆明园 Park, Beijing
From the ashes of Western imperialism, the first Summer Palace, close by the 'new' Summer Palace (YiHeYuan), is still an enchanting place of natural beauty and Chinese garden arts ...
JuYongGuan 居庸关 Great Wall, BeiJing
JuYong Pass is an interesting section of the Great Wall, close to Beijing (slightly nearer than BaDaLing along the same valley), has a steep climb on the west side.
JinWan Village, MengXiu, YunNan province
Near RuiLi and the border with Myanmar.
Exploring YunNan 云南 province …
Beautiful and varied YunNan province, south central China, borders GuangXi, GuiZhou, SiChuan and Tibet, and the countries Vietnam, Laos and Myanma. With State of Zan (and great music) ...

A selection of popular videos

Keyword / tag search :