See-ming Lee 李思明 SML
The May 4th Square

The May 4th Square

Marked by the huge flaming sculpture called “Wind of May”, the square is built to the memory of the May 4th Movement in 1919, when Chinese nationalism was revived by a popular students-led uprising. Connecting the Qingdao municipal government building and the east coast, it consists by a coastal part and two squares, which are called the City Hall Square and the Central Square. In the evening, the colorful lights and changeful water fountain make the whole square become even more attractive.
Badaguan Villa Area

Badaguan Villa Area

Lying between Huiquan Cape and Taiping Cape, it was named “Badaguan” (Eight Great Passes) with the eight roads named after the eight great passes of the Great Wall. It is well known for the numbers of western historical buildings and the many beautiful trees and various flowers blossoming in different seasons. Huashilou, the original German governors’ villa for fishing, hunting and relaxing, provides a typical guesthouse blended with European castle styles and decorated with cobblestones on the external wall. The scene is gorgeous and the setting is a first choice for many newly married couples for their wedding photos.
Do & See

Qingdao Sightseeing TV Tower

The Qingdao Sightseeing TV Tower is ranked the No.1 Iron Tower in China. It is 230 metres high at the altitude of 110 metres on Taiping Hill in the tourism centre of Qingdao. Apart from its function as a television tower, it is also a major Qingdao tourist attraction. The rotating watchtower at the 160-metre level offers a bird’s-eye view of the whole city. For lovers it is a romantic spot to enjoy each other’s company over dinner with soft music and picturesque scenery.
Laoshan Scenic Area

Laoshan Scenic Area

Named in the Tang Dynasty with the growth of Taoism, Laoshan Mountain (Mt. Lao) is in China a household name for its vistas as well as the Taoism shrine. Laoshan Jufeng Peak, Liuqing River, Taiping Palace, Yangkou Beach and Nine Waters and Eighteen Pools are the main tourist spots. Thanks to the climate, this is a national park good for all seasons. Local travel agencies offer tours which vary between the southern route that covers both the Jufeng Peak and Taiping Palace, the eastern route to Yangkou Beach that covers both Taiping Palace and Qipan Stone Area and the central route to Nine Waters and Eighteen Pools.
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