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May Fourth Square

Donghai West Road, Shinan District, Qingdao 266071, China
0532-82870471,0532-85711594
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Ranked #8 of 200 Attractions in Qingdao
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

The May Fourth Square which runs from the Xianggan Middle Road in front of the city hall right to the waterfront. The most visible aspect of the park is the striking red "flame" sculpture which dominates the shoreline. During the day it sticks out like a sore thumb but it comes to life at night when it is brightly lit... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

An excellent area for either a mid afternoon walk round the bay or a late night party with good night life. The stalls selling are pretty much identical but it's still worth a trip to see.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

a very simple and symbolic visit to the most famous spot for Qingdao, The seaside walk and the square give their best in the evening; the skyline with lights show from skyscrapers is amazing. Not like Hong Kong but closer then you may expect.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

The memorial is actually really good, well designed and built. The area provides a a good spot for an excellent picture with the new town in the background. Other than that, not a lot going on. The standard photographers begging to take a picture of you (at a price). I thought the view was better from the Olympic sailing centre.... More 

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

interesting centerpiece that makes for good photos in a large clean outdoor seafront area. worth the trip

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Hong Kong
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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Our hotel was 10 minute walk from here. We stopped by around sunset as a last stop before going back to the hotel. There was a nice big lawn next to the red scultupre. We even bought a kite (RMB15) from the vendor and that kept us entertained for a good half hour! I liked that everyone was doing their... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

I was glad to see the square again this time, but from above. I remember being here a few years ago, but it's much better to come at night with all of the lights and people around. I had a great view of it from my hotel room, too. Recommended!

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Qingdao, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

- a short walk to the main shops and a lovely walk along the waterfront to the Olympic area & marina. Lots of little shops selling good souveniirs and great pearls. good quality but make sure you bargain. to get good pearls, ask for the more expensive ones they dont have on display and see the difference in quality. you... More 

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Brusque, SC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

May 4th Square is very beautiful, high buildings around it. Nothing much to do, besides walking around. You can see the ocean, but smells pretty bad.

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Lethbridge, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

This was a to Qingdao, Shandong, China to negotiate a contract with a Chinese University in Qingdao. We were hosted at a dinner near the May Fourth Square which is on the beach at city centre, and had our pictures taken there at night. The Square is a lovely park in the centre of downtown and is used extensively by... More 

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