Travel Blogs from Penglai
... village, yurts and a Shuilian Dong (water curtain cave), combining natural and man-made landscapes.
♦Besides enjoying seeing the area, visitors can experience local customs. Temple Fair is a traditional annual activity. January 16th by the lunar calendar is regarded as Tianhou's birthday, so local people from near and far go to Tianhou Palace to pray. At that time, locals present a wonderful performance.
Today we went to Penglai Pavilion. It was one of the places that everyone we have met said we must visit in Yantai. We weren't disappointed. It was absolutely beautiful and exactly what we had expected of China. The architecture was divine – literally, as it is where the "8 immortals" are said to have lived. Unfortunately we still don’t exactly know who the “8 immortals” were, as again, most of the information was in Chinese! Nonetheless we took lots ...
Today was pretty interesting for me as it's the first time I've seen the Chinese coastline, in a place called Penglai : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Penglai_Pa goda, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Penglai_Ci ty ... which is related to the ancient legend of the Eight Immortals: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eight_Immo rtals
No drama getting here as I simply took a ...
... bring us home. It was interesting driving out of Yantai to get a better feel for the part of the world we are in. The country side is rather inhospitable looking, mostly flat, with a few small craggy, rocky mountains. There are small, dirty, dusty villages dotted across the country side and alot of farmland.
Nanshan is a small town a couple of hours away, unremarkable except for the massive ...
... br> I won’t go into details of the park except to say that it was brilliantly constructed and all buildings and temples are with visiting. More so are the fabulous gardens that look like that are straight from a movie or painting.
It took us around three hours to walk around through the entire park and at the entrance they tell you that it will take four ...
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Other places to stay in Penglai
No.80 Haigang Road, Penglai | Hotelfrom $32
Penglaige Resort, Penglai | Hotelfrom $89
Penglaige Resort, Penglai | Hotelfrom $25
Municipal Government, Penglai | Hotelfrom $24
Economic Development Zone, Penglai | Hotelfrom $42
No.11 Zhonglou South Road, Penglai | Hotelfrom $13
No.135 Beiguan Road, Penglai | Hotelfrom $22
No.4 Binhai Road, Penglai | Hotelfrom $27
Dongfanghan International Tourism Resort, No.25 Haibin West Road, Penglai | Hotelfrom $75