Close your eyes and imagine Cape Town without Table Mountain or Tanzania without Mount Kilimanjaro. Unfathomable.
The 29th Mount Tai International Climbing Tournament, in the city of Tai'an, Shandong province opened on Sept 6.
During the ongoing 22nd International Congress of Historical Sciences, six themed discussions will be held in different cities of Shandong province - Jinan, Qingdao, Zibo, Tai'an, Jining and Liaocheng.
Tai'an received 1.2 million tourists at its various tourist destinations during the week-long Spring Festival holiday.
The fourth session of the 16th Tai'an Municipal People's Congress is held on Feb 3.
Culai Mountain in Tai'an becomes popular in this holiday season.
An exhibition themed on the culture of Mount Taishan opens in Tai'an city on Dec 26.