Laoshan Mountain embraces summer tourism boom
The Laoshan Mountain Scenic Area in Qingdao has experienced its hottest summer tourism season with a surge in visitor numbers, according to the scenic area's managing committee.
From January to August 2023, tourists made 3.97 million trips to the scenic area, a year-on-year increase of 56 percent. Taking advantage of the summer holiday to visit the enchanting mountain by the sea has become the top choice for many youngsters and their families.
Laoshan Mountain is a must-see on visitors' itineraries in Qingdao. Besides its stunning natural beauty, the mountain is also one of the birthplaces of Taoist culture, and is home to Taiqing Palace, the oldest and largest Taoist temple in the region. Visitors can enjoy hiking, sightseeing, and exploring the cultural heritage of the area.
This summer, study trips have been gaining popularity. Throughout history, poets and scholars have left a wealth of poetry, travelogues, and works dedicated to the mountain, enriching its cultural significance and spreading its fame far and wide.
Diverse study trips have allowed students from across the country to experience the charm of its historical and cultural heritage, making for a fulfilling and unforgettable summer.
The Laoshan Mountain Scenic Area always puts the needs of visitors first and has taken various measures to enhance their travel experience.
Laoshan Mountain becomes a hot summer tourism destination in Qingdao. [Photo/WeChat account: laoshan96616]
Tourists take photos while touring Laoshan Mountain. [Photo/WeChat account: laoshan96616]
Laoshan Mountain is famous for its beautiful natural landscapes, including lush forests, ancient temples, and stunning sea views. [Photo/WeChat account: laoshan96616]