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Badaguan Scenic Resort

Huiquanjiao East, Shinan District, Qingdao 266000, China
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Ranked #1 of 205 Attractions in Qingdao
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Qingdao, China
16 reviews 16 reviews
13 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Badaguan is an area built by Germans - you can only get into a few buildings - but it is a nice place to walk around and relax. Look at the architecture and realise you are still in China. Visit the German prison and the Government Guest house (used to be the German governors mansion) for a bit of early... More

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Qingdao, China
18 reviews 18 reviews
13 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

My wife and I walked through the Badaguan neighborhood and were never really sure what we were meant to look for. the streets were very different than the rest of Qingdao, and we eventually stumbled upon a nice looking castle, but there was an entrance fee. Instead we walked a bit further to the beach and continued walking through the... More

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54 reviews 54 reviews
18 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Headed to this area as it was the top rated attraction above so many things in Qingdao. But there was really nothing fantastic - just some large homes, quiet housing estate and that was it. Disappointed.

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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26 reviews 26 reviews
23 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Badaguan or "8 great passes", named after the passes at the great wall is an area in Qingdao where the Germans and later Japanese build their residents. The area is nice and calm with little traffic and quite beautiful in the evening. But I also agree with the other reviewers that it's nothing very fancy. Also many houses are starting... More

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Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
52 attraction reviews
189 helpful votes 189 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

It is quit nice place with beautiful decor by historical architecture. This place is the part to analysis the earlier era. its nice......

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Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
21 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

A good stroll around the area offers interesting discoveries on every turn of the maze like streets in this area. The architecture of these grand old buildings is obviously of a different and earlier era. The only regret is the high walls surrounding these compounds that does not allow a better view of these beautiful buildings. There are bicycles available... More

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Shenyang, China
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93 reviews 93 reviews
76 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

It's just an area filled with lots of European-ish houses. Nothing special about this place, you can't even enter the house. This place is huge and you cannot find any public transportation once you go inside.

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Shanghai, China
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

It is quite nice. We drove around it couple of times. Then we had a chance to stop and look. We only stayed here for half hour.

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Doncaster, England, United Kingdom
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119 reviews 119 reviews
67 attraction reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

This is a pleasant area with nice streets and houses adjacent to the beach, and I suppose it is a calm oasis compared with the bustle of most of the city. However, you can't go in the houses (obviously); the best sights are the brides and grooms among the trees and on the beach enduring their 'wedding-photo day'.

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Singapore, Singapore
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75 reviews 75 reviews
61 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

If you are looking for the old buildings left from the German era, this is not the place. This is an estate for the rich and the houses are not that European nor old. Beside, almost all the houses are restricted and hidden by trees and bushes so there is not much to see. However, the estate is quiet and... More

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