Qingdao, once known as Tsingtao, is a highly regarded seaside resort city.
As a Chinese coastal city, Qingdao combines green mountains, blue sea and a beautiful city harmoniously. The city has abundant cultural relics and historical sites, colourful local customs and flavour, and a strong contemporary flair.
The city’s history bestows it with a unique cosmopolitan colour that blends Chinese and European traditions, making Qingdao a sightseeing city of great charm.
Qingdao was home to the sailing events of the 2008 Olympics and the host city of 2018 Shanghai Cooperation Organization Qingdao Summit.
Read more destination information from InnerCircle.
May 4th Square
This iconic square was named to honor the May 4th Movement in 1919. The sculpture " May Wind " lights up in the evening.
Built in 1891, this landmark lies at the end of a 440m pier in Qingdao Bay. The Huilan Pavilion is the unmistakeable symbol visible on all Qingdao beer products.
Ba Da Guan
Featuring over 200 unique style of villas, flowers bloom in every season and 8 roads are named after the eight passes of the Great Wall.
Tsingtao Beer Museum
Qingdao Brewery Factory was founded in 1903. Tsingtao Beer Museum is the first professional beer museum in China; a multi-media tourist attraction comprising beer tasting and brewing display area.
Qingdao Polar Ocean World
A modern polar animal exhibition hall where visitors can enjoy large marine mammal performances and watch rare polar animals in a simulated polar environment.
Laoshan Mountain is the first peak of the Coastline. Here you find exotic rocks, 2,500 year old trees and Chinese traditional Taoistic culture.
Qingdao, which was once known in the West as ‘Tsingtao’, lies at the southern tip of the Shandong Peninsula in North-Eastern China. With an area of 10,654 square kilometres, the city has seven urban districts and three county-level cities under its jurisdiction.
Qingdao is a large port in China and the also a large city in the Shandong province. A booming industry and an entrepreneurial spirit have launched the city into the 21st century.
With a gross floor area of 450,000 sqm, Qingdao MIXC is a large shopping mall in China and boasts a rich business portfolio. Based on the idea of “anchor store + semi-anchor store" and "retail + Food & Beverage + entertainment", Qingdao MIXC has achieved total innovation and grown from holding four anchor stores to having eight anchor stores, including Parkson, Ole Supermarket, World Ice Arena, CGV Cinemas, Family Box (early education and play centre), SEGA JOYPOLIS park and Fang Suo Commune.
AEON Shopping Centre
AEON Shopping Centre is a large mall with an impressive variety of different shops, presenting shoppers with an incredible range of choices. Inside the mall, visitors will find electronic outlets, supermarkets, clothing stores and much more.
Haixin Plaza features five enormous floors and offers a modern department store experience and an excellent restaurant. The products that can be found here are reasonably priced, providing a good reason to visit the plaza.
This stretch of road is lined with hundreds of different shops, including an array of specialty stores. When visiting this prominent shopping area, visitors can stop by the Fada department store, dine in various restaurants and purchase wares at the underground market.
Centrally located near the commercial district, Shangri-La Qingdao, is an excellent hub from which to explore Qingdao’s beaches and sights.
Whether arranging a private car or hailing a taxi for you, our hotel staff is there to ensure you arrive at your selected destination comfortably and on time.