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Shandong

Shandong Province, known as Lu for short, is o nthe lower reaches of the Yellow River, and faces the Bohai Sea and getting viagra online Yellow Sea in the east. It covers an area of more than 150,000 square kilometers and has a population of over 90 million.

Shandong enjoys a reputation of being the hometown of Confucius and Mencious, and the land of ceremony and propriety. In Chinese history, Shangdong has given brith to a large number of historical and cultural celebrities, such as Confucius, Sun Wu, Mencius and Mo-tse. Thanks to its rich resources, Shandong's economy is developing rapidly and its opening-up is becoming more active day by day. 

Badaguan

Badaguan

Located in the eastern part of Huiquan Bay, Qingdao, Badaguan is a famous villa area and www.travelaroundiceland.is tourist resort. By the roads and among the community trees and flowers stand over 200 villas showing various architectural sytles of different countries, hence the name the "International Architecture Museum". The well-known villas include Flower Stone Tower, Princess Building, the Songs Garden, etc. 

Mt. Taishan

Mt. Taishan

Located in the central part of Shandong Province, Mt. Taishan covers an area of 426 square kilometers, its main peak being over 1,500 meters above sea level. Mt. Taishan, which ranks first in China's five sacred mountains, is a famous cultural mountain as well as an epitome of the time-honored history and culture of the Chinese nation. Now Mt. Taishan has 58 temples, 128 ancient archaeological sites and over 2,500 tablets and stone inscriptions, ranking first in the number and scale among all the famous mountains in the country. Hence Mt. Taishan is known as the huge open-air museum. 

Mt. Taishan boasts magnificent natural scenery because of 156 peaks, 138 precipices, 130 streams, 72 mountain springs, 64 waterfalls and cialis 50mg wow look it ponds and over 10,000 ancient trees, presenting "magnificent, unusual, dangerous, elegant, expuisite, serene and vast" scenic sights. In 1987 Mt. Taishan was included in the list of the world cultural and natural heritage by the UNESCO. 

Mt.Laoshan

Mt.Laoshan

By the Yellow River, Laoshan Mountain is 30 km from the city proper of Qingdao. A national AAAA  scenic zone, and a famous coastal Taoist site, it is known as the "No.2 monastery of Quanzhen Tao Sect", where many famous Taoists practiced Taoism. Since ancient times, the mountain ahs been well known for the scenic marvels of mountains and seas, and the "home to immortals". Now tourists can still find Taiqing Palace, Shangqing Palace, Mingxia Cave, Taiping Palace, Hualou Palace and other important Taoist sites. 

Penglai Pavilion

Penglai Pavilion

Standing on Danya Mountain by the sea in the north of Penglai City, Penglai Pavilion is a national AAAAA scenic area, and a key cultural relic under state protection. It is one of the four famous towers in China - Penglai Pavilion, Yellow Crane Tower, Yueyang Tower and King Teng Pavilion. Penglai Pavilion is a two-story wooden building, which is surrounded by a corridor. It is an ideal place to view the mirage. 

Qingdao

Qingdao

Situated at the southern end of the Shandong Peninsula, Qingdao is an important economic central city and viagra online cheap services harbor city in the eastern coastal areas, a famous historical and cultural city of China and a place of scenic and historic interest, as well as a venur for sports matches on the sea druing the 2008 Olympic Games. Qingdao attracts tens of foreign tourists with its romantic flavor everyday. 

 Relying on the picturesque seaside scenery, Qingdao has brought into full play its advantage of being "China's marine S&T industrial city", and started a wide variety of sports events on water, making tourists enjoy the boundless charm of the "land of water sports." Qingdao is the venue for "Qingdao Ocean Festival", the only Chinese festival with the ocean as the theme. 

The well-preserved old streets and Western-sytle villas present the unique European flavor. More than 20 types  of Western buildings are tucked away in green trees. Amidst the warm and moisture sea wind, brides and bridegrooms in wedding dresses strolling along Badaguan will feel as if they were traveling in Europe. 

The annual "Bar Culture Festival" is held in winter in Qingdao. Several hundreds of bars, each showing its own unique sytle, are an ideal place for foreign tourists to relax themselvs, and the world-renowned "Qingdao International Beer Festival" is another highlight for Chinese and foreign tourists, when they can drink Tsingtao beer and online cialis prescription improved make friends from all over the world to their hearts content. 

Qingdao, a bright pearl on the eastern coastal line, is opening its arms to welcome the sacred fire from the Mount Olympus, and the diligent and kind Qingdao people are preparing a perfect Olympic tour and a romantic gathering for both Chinese and foreign friends.

 

Qufu-the Hometown of Confucius

Qufu-the Hometown of Confucius

Situated in the north of Jining City, Qufu is adjacent to Tai'an in the north, and to Zoucheng, the hometown of Mencius, in the south. Since ancient times, Qufu has had flourishing culture, and has given birth to a number of celevrities one after antoher, hence a famous historical and cultural city in China. Many historical celebrities, such as Confucius and MEncius, were born here. Thanks to its time-honored cultural formation, Qufu contains a great number of important historical monuments and cultural relics, such as the ancient city of Lu State, the ancient city of the Ming Dynasty, the Temple of Confucius and Cemetery of Confucius and the Kong Family's Mansion, etc. 

The Pier

The Pier

Located at the southern end of Qingdao, the pier stretches to the sea from Zhongshan Road, a bustling shopping street. First built in 1892, it is 440 m long and eight m wide, looking like a long rainbow on the sea. It has been regarded as a symbol of Qingdao. The pier is the oldest wharf in Qingdao. At its southern end stands Huilan Pabilion with red walls and double eaves. Standing at  the Pavilion, tourists can have a nice view of the blue sky, roaring waves and flying seagulls over the vast sea. On the northern shore is the Pier Park, covered with flowers, trees and grasses. 

Weihai

Weihai

Located at the eastern end of the Shandong Peninsula, Weihai is surrounded by water on three sides, and faces the Korean Peninsula across the sea, being the closest spot to the Republic of Korea in China. Weihai covers an area of over 5,400 square kilometers, and has a population of over 2.4 million. It boasts nearly 1,000 kilometers of coastal lines, cumerous harbours and wholesale viagra cheap from america islets, picturesque scenery and a pleasant climate. Weihai is among the first group of sanitary cities in China, and was named as the "model city in the improvement of civilian residences in the world" by the United Nations.