Mount Qingcheng(Qingchengshan) Contents
Welcome to Mount Qingcheng(Qingchengshan), you will find local speciality of Mt. Qingcheng here.
Shopping in Mount Qingcheng(Qingchengshan)
Mount Qingcheng Town is not a place for shopping, lack of large-scale shopping mall. There are mainly specialty shops and some drugstores, centering in Tai’an Old Town and surrounding area; there are many farmhouses in Back Mountain, selling local specialties, like pickled vegetables and bacon, so if you like you can buy some from the local villagers, because the taste is definitely authentic.
Mount Qingcheng Bacon is the traditional food pickled in the first lunar month. The core part of bacon: No 1–fat meat, No 2–pork rind, No 3–lean meat, and No 4–bones. Whether it is steamed or fried, old bacon is so delicious that no one can forget its taste. The bacon sold in the market is not so authentic, so you’d better buy it from local village people, like in farmhouse of Back Mountain, Hongkou Village or Longchi Village, etc.
Dongtian Milky Wine
Milky Wine is the head of “Top 4” in Mount Qingcheng, with the history of 1200 years. It is brewed by kiwi, so you can taste the fruit fragrance in the sour and sweet. It is with little alcohol, but very healthy for people. You can buy it from the supermarket or in specialty shops, which is sold for tens of Yuan to hundreds of Yuan, according to the size of the package.
Most of the budget will be cost on tickets, cable cars and accommodation if you visit Mount Qingcheng. The tickets of the Front Mountain and Back Mountain of Mount Qingcheng are 90 and 20 Yuan respectively; the cost of the cable way and cable car will be from 30 to 60 Yuan. If you choose to stay in farmhouses on the mountain or in inns in Tai’an Old Town, it will cost you 100 to 150 Yuan a night. It will not cost you too much in meals or shopping, like 30 Yuan per person is enough in the local restaurant; as long as you do not buy stuff in shops on the mountain, it will not cost you too much. In general, transportation fee excluded, it will cost you about 400 Yuan if you visit Mount Qingcheng for two days and one night.