Qingdao, located in the southeast part of Shandong Province, is the most beautiful coastal city with clear air and enchanting sea view in China between Beijing and Shanghai. It has a population of 9 million and an area of 11,282 square kilometers ( 4,356 square miles). Bordered by the Yellow Sea, the city has the largest bathing beach in Asia and produces the world famous mellow —Qingdao(Tsingtao) Beer.
▲The red roofs, green trees, blue sea, and azure sky form a bright and colorful picture here. The city is also known as “the Switzerland of the Orient”. Surrounded by the sea on three sides, the city attracts many visitors with its charming seascape. Sights like the Eight Passes Villas, May 4th Square, Zhanqiao Pier, Mt. Laoshan, No.1 Bathing Beach, Badaguan Scenic Area, Xinhao (Signal) Hill Park, Catholic Church (St. Emil Church), Golden Sand Beach, Small Qingdao Island, Luxun Park, and Underwater World will help you remember the city. Just walking on the sand and listening to the surf breaking on the beach become enjoyable.
▲Qingdao is also a popular seaside holiday resort for Chinese people. Its mild climate, cool sea breezes, clean air, balmy evenings (in summer) and delicate seafood are very appealing.
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