Yantai mountain Beacon Tower:
Yantai hill, is a 42 meters above sea level in the hills, but it is because of this mountain, the birth of a city -- Yantai. All of Yantai's history and culture, is from the hill flowing.
To Yantai, not to the Yantai mountain. Understanding of Yantai, make Yantai hill as was sufficient ground. Not into the Yantai hill, cannot feel the city's history.
The term" Yantai" originated in the Zhifu Bay area on the top of the seat build cast beacon station. Ming Hong Wu 31 years, to prevent the Japanese attacks, in the mountains at the foot end built by 1000, while in the northern hill built give the fire burnt smoke alarm use" Yantai". Beacon Tower is 6.5 meters tall, with large brick made, overlooking this piece of sea. " Yantai" is completed, the Gulf of Zhifu basically is at peace. Therefore Yantai Hill rarely used beacon.
Shandong, ancient place of for the Qi and Lu, located at the east China coast, the Yellow River downstream, the Beijing Hangzhou big canal's north section, the provincial capital supposes in Jinan, in the province the main super city has Jinan, Qingdao, Yantai, Zibo. Western connects the interior, with Hebei, Henan, Anhui, Jiangsu four provinces borders on separately from north to south; Middle high suddenly, Taishan is the throughout peak; The eastern Shandong Peninsula enters Yellow Sea, north separates the Bohai Sea channel and the Liaodong Peninsula relative, surrounds and protects Beijing and Tianjin and Persian Gulf, east separates Yellow Sea and the Korean Peninsula faces one another, the southeast is near depends on broad Yellow Sea, to look out south East China Sea and Japan the chain islands.