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Badaguan Scenic Resort

Huiquanjiao East, Shinan District, Qingdao 266000, China
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Ranked #2 of 200 Attractions in Qingdao
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Outdoors
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Toronto, Canada
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697 reviews 697 reviews
304 attraction reviews
477 helpful votes 477 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Wandering around the Badaguan neighborhood, particularly on a sunny, warm fall day is a great way to get a sense of early 20th century "colonial" Qingdao. The area is very lush with trees forming canopies along most streets and plenty of parkland and scenic walks along the coast. At times it's hard to believe you're in China given the large,... More

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8 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Walked through and around the area, it's nothing spectacular really. There are better things to see and do in Qingdao. The buildings are very European due to the German rule, which is great, but when you've seen one you've seen them all.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Great scenery and a lovely place. We enjoyed the evening. The views are very nice. We will come back again.

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Melbourne, Australia
20 reviews 20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

This is the best place in Qingdao to have a stroll or rest if you have a couple hours or afternoon to spare. You can walk along the streets admiring the buildings or find the park and sit down nex to the pond listening to the birds. However, only one building is open to visitors and watch out the always... More

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Qingdao, China
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14 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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
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17 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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18 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 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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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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68 reviews 68 reviews
52 attraction reviews
210 helpful votes 210 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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26 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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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