The Tashan Scenic Area is situated on the northern outskirts of Shantou city and has the Tashan Temple at its heart. It is a tourist area which combines sites of cultural interest with natural landscapes. The landscape of the Tashan Temple in the green groves is elegant, and within the temple, there is a Yuan Dynasty stone-carved Guanyin statue, which is adored by Buddhist worshippers. In addition, within the scenic area, there is a Cultural Revolution museum, which is a museum specifically discussing issues relating to the Cultural Revolution, adding a unique quality to the scenic area. The scenic area also provides people with many outdoor exploration opportunities, including tobogganing, mountaineering, rowing, horseriding, and open-air cooking. It is held in wide esteem by young people, and is a great place for people from Shantou to take excursions on holidays.