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Discover Shandong: The Birthplace of Confucius


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Shandong province in East China, has played a major role in Chinese history from the beginning of Chinese civilization—and is best known as the birthplace of Confucius. Here you will find his hometown Qufu. Mount Tai is the most revered mountain in Taoist beliefs, and a site with the longest history of continuous religious worship. Chinese emperors went on pilgrimage here to worship Heaven.

The capital of the province, Jinan is called “The City of Springs”. The city lays on 800 hot springs. Shandong is a virtual museum of China’s past, mingled with evidence of its frenzied transformation into a modern society. Nowhere it is more clear than in the coastal gem, Qingdao. Walk on the old European architectural-style streets while gazing at the modern skyscrapers in the horizon.

Take a moment to explore some of the many treasures you’ll discover on your visit to Shandong.

 

Experience Shandong:

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    This itinerary is the most essential Confucian cultural tour of Shandong. You’ll experience the beauty of the springs, the stunning views of Mount Tai and the hometown of Confucius. Follow this itinerary to create a trip full of memories to last a lifetime.

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    Visit Mount Tai, described as one of the “The Five Great Mountains” of the World” for its majesty and historical and spiritual significance. On this tour, you’ll also better understand the history of China by visiting Confucius Mansion, Confucius Temple and Cemetery in Qufu.

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    Follow this tour for a visit through some of Shandong’s most notable towns and attractions including the garden city of Jinan, home to beautiful springs, Mount Tai, Qufu, the hometown of Confucius, and much more.

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    Learn about the amazing heritage, history and culture of Shandong Province. You’ll visit the majestic UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Mount Tai’, the birthplace of Confucius in the historic city of Qu Fu, and the archaeological wonders of Ji Nan City.

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