Travel Experience to Chengshantou

Chengshantou is on the eastern tip of the Jiaodong Peninsula and also is the easternmost point of China's coastline. It is surrounded on three sides by sea are reefs and the current rushes and circles around. Even if it there is no wind the sea waves can be dangerous. A local proverb says that nine out of ten sailors worry about passing Chengshantou, According to historical records, in 219 B.C. and 210 B.C. Qinshihuang visited Chengshan twice China vacation deals. To its south there are four huge strangely shaped rocks, that are splashed by the ebb and flow of the tide. People called it Qinrenqiao. It was built to honor Qinshihuang's search for the God of the Sea. After the 14th century, Chengshantou became a strategic area and the Yellow-Sea Battle during the Sino-Japanese War of 1894-1895 took place in nearby waters.


Praised by Shihuang Emperor of Qin Dynasty (221-206 BC) as "the end of the world", Chengshantou is situated at the Eastern end of Chengshan Range. Since "tou" in Chinese means "the end", the place got its name Chengshantou, which means " the end of Chengshan Range". Encircled by sea on three sides and connecting with the land on only one side, Chengshantou is separated by sea from South Korea for only 94 sea miles. Since it is located at the east-most tip of China's mainland, Chengshantou has been regarded as "the place where the sun rises" since ancient time. Here, you can see undulating peaks and green ranges, immense seawater, sharp crags as well as huge waves, which makes Chengshantou an ideal place for summer resort and sightseeing. Major scenic spots in Chengshantou Student tours to China include Hailv Island, Shihuang Temple (temple for the first emperor of Qin Dynasty), tablets erected in Qin Dynasty, Bairitai Platform (Sun Worshiping Platform), relics of bridges built in Qin Dynasty, Wanghaiting Pavilion (Sea-viewing Pavilion), Guantaoge Pavilion (Wave-enjoying Pavilion), Zhenlong Stone (Dragon-subduing Stone) and a safari park etc. In 219 BC and 210 BC, Shihuang Emperor of Qin Dynasty paid two visits to this place to seek for elixir of life and ordered to build long bridges. His visits have also left us with such scenic spots as relics of Qingling Ridge, Shejiao Platform ( flood-dragon shooting platform) and Shihuang Temple which is unique in the entire nation. Based on these two visits by Shihuang emperor, the then premier described Chengshantou as "the end of the world and the eastern entrance of Qin Empire".Later, in 94 AD when Wudi of Han Dynasty made his inspection tour to the Eastern Sea, he visited Rizhu Temple to make obeisance and to enjoy the splendid view of the sun-rise there. Later, he ordered to build a Chengshan Taoist Temple and wrote a well-known poem there.


Major scenic spots include: Hailv Island, Shihuang Temple, Ancient Bell Tower China Photographing Tours, Relics of Bridges Built in Qin Dynasty and Xixiakou Wild-life Reserve;


Chengshantou, now a famous national scenic are, is also called the "end of the world." It is known as China's Cape of Good Hope, with its green hills,blue sea,


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