Mount Tai, as it is popularly known, is the eastern mountain of the Five Great Mountains of China. It is situated in the Shandong province in China. Humans have inhabited Mount Tai since the Paleolithic period.
Why it is special: Mount Tai has been regarded as a ceremonial centre and place of worship for almost 3,000 years. As a part of the Five Great Mountains, Mount Tai symbolizes sunrise, birth and renewal. Mount Tai comprised various natural landscapes such as the Jade Emperor peak, the ‘Immortal Bridge’ as well as temples and other man-made structures.