Penglai Pavilion Scenic Area in Yantai

Why is Penglai Pavilion Scenic Area So Special?

Penglai Pavilion Scenic Area is known as the fairyland, the foremost Penglai Attraction is it together with the Yellow Crane Tower, Yueyang Tower and Tengwang Pavilion enjoy a reputation of “the four famous buildings” in China, as well as the place where Emperor Qin Han Wu sought the elixir of life.

Penglai Pavilion Scenic Area in Yantai

Penglai Pavilion is located in Danya Mountain, north of Penglai City, ​​Shandong Province.With an area of 18500 square meters, Penglai Pavilion is a construction complex built in 1061 of the Northern Song Dynasty. Besides, there are Dengzhou Museum and Ancient Ship Museum for visitors to know more history of Penglai.

Main Attractions of Penglai Pavilion Scenic Area

The entire Penglai Pavilion building consists of Sanqingdian, Lvzu Palace, Sugong Temple, Tianhou Temple, Dragon King Palace, Penglai Pavilion, and Amitabha Temple, which all located in a hillside with different styles, so you need to climb hill to visit them. After that, you can take cable car to Tianheng Mountain and overlook the junction of Yellow Sea and Bohai Sea during the way.

Under the pavilion is the Water City built in the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). It has two gates, the south gate connects the land, serving as the gate for the entry of vehicles and horses; the north gate has a huge strobe that controls the entry of ships. Water City is presently the most complete ancient military water base in China.

To the east of pavilion is a museum with an ancient style garden. It exhibits cultural relics, and is the second museum in China with ancient ships as its subject.

To the west is the Pavilion Xiyuan. This scenic spot is about one kilometer from the Penglai Pavilion, attractions include a fisher-folk village, yurts and a Shuilian Dong.

How to Get to Penglai Pavilion Scenic Area?

Travel with China Dragon Tours (top recommended)

If you want to get rid of hustle of transportation and troublesome navigation, you can book a private tour package which covers visiting, dining and transfer from us. Our local tour guide and driver will escort you to Penglai Pavilion Scenic Area with speed and convenience, and take care of all the details. You just need to focus on travel.

Independent Travel

From Dalian and Lvshun, ships go to Yantai. From there you can take bus No. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 or 7 to get to the Scenic Area.

Useful Travel Tips

There are many hotels around the Pavilion, including Penglai Guesthouse and Phoenix Guesthouse. Temperatures vary considerably from day to night, so it is wise to layer clothing to meet weather demands.

Nearby Attractions

Edited by Winnie/张赢