Mount Tai (Dongyue, Taiyue, etc.), the first of China's five famous mountains, is located in the central part of Shandong Province, between Tai'an, Jinan and Zibo, with a total area of 242,000 hectares. The main peak of Yuhuangding is 1545 meters above sea level. Mount Taishan rises in the east of the North China Plain and is above the Qilu Plain. It faces the sea in the East and the Yellow River in the west. In the south, there are Wenhe River and Huaihe. Its East-West length is about 200 kilometers, and its north-south width is about 50 kilometers. Its main and branch veins involve more than ten surrounding counties, with an area of 426 square kilometers.
Summary of Mount Taishan
Mount Tai was regarded by the ancients as a "To be emperor directly" and became a god mountain worshipped by the people and sacrificed by the emperor. There is a saying that "Mount Tai is safe and all the seas are safe". From Qin Shihuang to Qing Dynasty, 13 emperors, including Qin Shihuang, Han Wu Emperor, Sui Wendi, Tang Gaozong, Tang Xuanzong, Song Zhenzong, Qing Sheng Zu Kangxi, Qianlong and so on, successively introduced themselves to Mount Tai to seal Chan or offer sacrifices. In the long course of history, Mount Tai gradually occupied a place in Chinese culture and was praised as the "The respectest of Five Mountains" and became the holy mountain of Confucianism.
Mount Tai not only has strong cultural elements, but also charming scenery. Today, Mount Tai has become a world natural and cultural heritage, a world geological park, a national AAAAA tourist attraction, a national scenic spot, a key cultural relic protection unit in China, and a Chinese cultural scenic spot. Taishan Sunrise, Yunhai Jade Pan, Sunset, Taishan Buddhist Light are more known as the four wonders of Taishan. Mount Tai is famous for its magnificent scenery. Overlapping mountain topography, thick shape, the foil of pines and boulders, the change of cloud and smoke. Mount Tai of nature, highlighting the magic of nature; Mount Tai of culture, confirming the sacredness of culture. In short, Mount Tai is the symbol of the Chinese nation, the epitome of the splendid Oriental culture, the place where the thought of "harmony between man and nature" is based, and the home of the Chinese national spirit.