Ten-Thousand Zhang Tablet


Each Chinese character carved in the Ten-Thousand Zhang Tablet, dated 1748, measures 1m across.

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1. Five Great Pines

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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.

3. Cloud Step Bridge

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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;…

5. Archway to Immortality

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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. Azure Clouds Temple


The sublimely perched Azure Clouds Temple is dedicated to Bixia. The iron tiling of the temple buildings is intended to prevent damage by strong winds,…