Millennium ginkgo tree in Weihai offers up stunning views

(chinadaily.com.cn)Updated: 2020-11-24

The millennium ginkgo tree at Shengshui Taoist Temple has gone viral on social media and become a popular early winter destination in Rongcheng, a county-level city in Weihai, Shandong province.

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The vast stretch of the ancient golden ginkgo tree and fallen leaves at Shengshui Taoist Temple offers up a stunning early winter view. [Photo by Li Xinjun/provided to chinadaily.com.cn]

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The reds and golds of early winter add endless charm to the ancient Shengshui Taoist Temple. [Photo by Li Xinjun/provided to chinadaily.com.cn]

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Now is the best time to appreciate the ancient ginkgo tree, as the leaves turn gold in early winter. [Photo by Li Xinjun/provided to chinadaily.com.cn]

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The ancient gingko tree, with a history of more than 1,000 years, showers the ground with golden leaves at the Shengshui Taoist Temple in Rongcheng, Shandong province. [Photo by Li Xinjun/provided to chinadaily.com.cn]

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The ancient ginkgo tree at Shengshui Taoist Temple is a source of endless joy and amusement for visitors. [Photo by Li Xinjun/provided to chinadaily.com.cn]

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Shengshui Taoist Temple offers a perfect destination for visitors to appreciate ancient Chinese architecture and the golden ginkgo leaves in early winter in Rongcheng, Shandong province. [Photo by Li Xinjun/provided to chinadaily.com.cn]

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The splendid scenery at Shengshui Taoist Temple in early winter [Photo by Li Xinjun/provided to chinadaily.com.cn]