Mt. Laoshan is situated at the seashore of Yellow sea,in the east of Qingdao city, with a total area of 446 km2. It is one of the national main scenic spots announced by State Council, including 9 specific tourist attractions—Jufeng, Dengying, Liuqing, Taiqing, Shangqing, Yangkou, Qipanshi, Beijiushui and Hualou, 5 scenic spots being restored, such as Shazikou etc and some other spots around the mountain along the coast. Jufeng(the highest peak), 1132.7m above sea level is the highest among the mountains along the national coastal line of over 10,000 miles. Mt. Laoshan also bears the name as “No 1 coastal mountain”, “land for supernatural being” or “fascinating and blessing place” which makes it a famous scenic spot for sightseeing, spending summer holidays, resting and recuperating.
Thrusting from the sea, Mt. Laoshan is linked with the sea, extending in four directions from its center—Jufeng (the highest peak), low, flat with ranges running to far distance in the west; high, steep and towering with fairy caves, stones, deep valleys and spring waterfalls in the east. The coastal line is winding around the mountain with various rocks, islets and bays staggered.The famous “12 sceneries”—Jufeng Xuzhao(rising sun in the morning on the highest peak) ...... >>more