Five Great Pines


This huge pine tree, the last standing of the five ancient pines, was traditionally considered to be among the eight great sights of Tai Shan.

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This bridge was once a modest wooden bridge spanning a torrent of waterfalls.

4. Path of 18 Bends

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Prosaically labelled '18 Twistings' on signposts, the gruelling Path of 18 Bends is an extremely steep 400m ascent to the mountain’s false summit;…

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This archway was once believed to bestow immortality on those dedicated enough to reach it. Emperors made sure to get off their huge litters to amble…

6. South Gate to Heaven

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The South Gate to Heaven is the third celestial gate, which marks the beginning of the summit area.

8. Zhanlu Terrace

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This terrace and viewpoint is the spot from where Confucius looked out over the Kingdom of Lǔ.