Yantai is known as one of the most attractive
tourism cities in China. In Yantai there are 60 A-level tourist attractions
such as Penglai Pavilion-one of the most famous four pavilions in China, where
the legendary Eight Immortals crossed the sea, Kunyu Mountain–the origin of
Quanzhen Sect of Taoism, visited by the ancient Chinese emperors across 2000 kilometers,
Changshan Islands–the celestial islands over the sea, consisting of 32 small
islands. Besides, there are three national forest parks, one national natural reserve
and one national wetland park. There are also 9 golf clubs, in which the
biggest course has 279 holes. In 2014, Yantai hosted 148 exhibitions and 52
high-level sports games. All these make Yantai a worthwhile resort for
settlement, traveling, vacation, health care, sports and exhibitions as well.
In 2014, Yantai has received 54.8 million visitors
including 550,000 from abroad.
Civilized and Harmonious
Yantai was awarded “The National Civilized City”
for four consecutive terms, and “Model City for Comprehensive Management of the
Public Security” (The “Chang’an Cup”) for six consecutive terms.
A Livable City
Yantai has received many honors, such as
“UN-Habitat Scroll of Honor”, “China’s Model City for Human Settlement”
“China’s Top Ten City for Living Quality”, “China’s Top Ten Leisure City” and
“China’s Top Ten Well-being City”. More than 100,000 foreign business people
and their families have settled in Yantai, along with their businesses. They
enjoy living and working in Yantai.