Enjoy geoscientific wonders in Tai'an

(chinadaily.com.cn) Updated: 2020-04-27

Tai'an, located in East China's Shandong province, is a natural geoscience museum due to its complex geological structures, abundant geoscience information and characteristic geological phenomena.

The travel route allowing visitors to enjoy geoscientific wonders in Tai'an lies around Mount Tai.

The main attractions are: Zhang Xia Cambrian stratigraphic section, the "barrel structure" from Red Gate to Middle Heavenly Gate, gneissic monzonite granite in Hushan Peak, fine grain diorite in Puzhao Temple, biotite monzonite granite in Aolai Peak, trilobite fossils in Songli Peak, the fault cliff at Daidao Temple, spring water in Queen Mother Pond, red gate rock veins at Dazangling, the double-layered valley in Hutian Pavilion, spherical weathering in Middle Heavenly Gate, origins of Zhanyunjian Scenic Area, origins of Yunqiao Waterfall, origins of Xianren Bridge, Gongbei Stone of Dai Peak, the stone sea in Houshiwu, and the overlapping waterfall at Heilong Pond.