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Greeting Pine (Ying Ke Song)

Yellow Mountain, Huangshan, China
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Iconic but not spectacular

There are lots of pine trees everywhere on Mt Huangshan, some of which are shaped like the Greeting... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2017
m0untainandlakes
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Singapore, Singapore
Many Pine trees on Huangshan

There is many pines on mountain. However, this pine will be a good indicator that your are nearing... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2017
t16mytm
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Singapore
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Yellow Mountain, Huangshan, China
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

There are lots of pine trees everywhere on Mt Huangshan, some of which are shaped like the Greeting Pine. It is not spectacular but this is one of the icons of Mt Huangshan so we nonetheless took pictures with it. It's a short walk from...More

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Reviewed 20 August 2017

There is many pines on mountain. However, this pine will be a good indicator that your are nearing your hotel if you stay along the front part of the mountain

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Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

It's an interesting and rather busy tourist spot. You need to wait to get a nice picture. It's hundreds years old and a good represenation of all pine trees in Huangshan. It's the shape and the name that attracts all the attention. Nice but not...More

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Reviewed 25 June 2017

We were told that the govevrnment spends 6m RMB per year to maintain this tree. The branches and trunks are mechanically supported. It was a nice view point.

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Reviewed 8 May 2017

You will see it if you take the cable car ride to the top portion of the mountain. It is no better than any other pine tree, and it is as beautiful as the rest.

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Reviewed 1 May 2017

So it's a famous pine tree and there were hordes of tourists trying to take selfies. Yes, it's beautiful but not worth the aggravation of pushy tourists clamoring for a shot while not respecting lines. If it's available without long lines it;s ok but I'd...More

Thank Daniel A
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Reviewed 9 March 2017

Pine trees are aplenty on Huangshan mountain. As we hiked uphill, we came across many different types of pine tree. Hence this Welcome Pine does not really capture our attention. As it is one of the attractions, we just took a picture with it and...More

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Reviewed 11 January 2017

The Greeting Pine is well known to most Chinese, so every Chinese visitor to Huagnshan feels compelled to trek to the tree. It's cool, but one of thousands of beautiful trees on the mountain. Because it is old and historical, park officials are doing everything...More

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Reviewed 22 September 2016

This is just one of many attractions you will find in the Yellow mountain. Easy access on the long corridor.

Thank Maria H
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Reviewed 20 September 2016

The Welcome Pine is all about the journey and it will be one you make surrounded by tourists from all over the world and of course mainly China. Lots of steep steps to get there - even the quick route via Gondola - Pick a...More

Thank Bruce H
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