The Stunning Main Port of Qingdao
Qingdao historically known as Tsingtao, is a major city in eastern Shandong Province, Eastern China, with a population of over 8.715 million . Its built up area, made of 6 urban districts and 4 county-level cities, is home to about 4,896,000 inhabitants in 2010.
Points of interest:
- Zhan Qiao
- Little Qingdao Isle
- Tian Hou Temple , Qingdao Folk Museum
- Ba Da Guan , the older area of town with some surviving German and Japanese architecture.
- Lu Xun Park, named after Lu Xun , modern Chinese writer and critic, who lived and taught in 1930s.
- Zhongshan Park, named after the style name 'Zhongshan' of Sun Yat-sen , a famous modern Chinese politician.
- Xiao Yu Shan
- Qingdao Botanical Garden
- Qingdao Zoological Garden
- The twin-spired St. Michael's Cathedral, one piece of the famous Neo-romanesque architecture in Qingdao, designed by German architect Alfred Fräbel, completed in 1934.
- Huashi Villa , a mansion originally built for a Russian aristocrat
- Qingdao Aquarium
- Jiaozhou Governor's Hall , office building of former German governors (Gouverneurspalast) and former municipal government
- Former German Governor's Mansion
- Xinhao Hill
- Astronomical Observatory Hill
- Tuan Dao Shan|Tuan Dao Shan
- Underground World of Chinese Mythology, life-size figures and groups depicting scenes from the Chinese mythology.
- Qingdao Hill Fort ruins
- Qingdao Naval Museum
- The Protestant Church
- Qingdao Bathing Beaches, there are 6 well-known beaches with complete facilities.