Tai'an, East China's Shandong province was awarded the Shandong provincial Human Settlements and Environmental Award by the provincial government on Sept 20 for its fine natural and cultural environment.
Tai'an, Shandong province has been developing its Taishan jade industry in recent years.
Xu Xingtao, a traditional craftsman and inheritor in Shandong's Ningyang county of Tai'an city, has been making dough figurines for around 13 years.
The exquisite mural paintings drawn on the walls of the Beizhang village of Tai'an, Shandong province add to the beauty of the village and make it stand out.
Zhang Yaming, inheritor of Mount Tai stone rubbing, introduced the traditional art to a group of children in Shandong province on July 21.
Tai'an of Shandong province, a city with a long history and stunning scenery, has the ability to captivate locals and visitors alike with its unique mix of ancient and modern culture.
Mount Tai enveloped in mist after a rain shower makes for a very picturesque sight.