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May Fourth Square

Address: Donghai West Road, Shinan District, Qingdao 266071, China
Phone Number: 0532-82870471,0532-85711594
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Ranked #4 of 283 things to do in Qingdao
Type: Landmarks & points of interest, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Landmarks & points of interest, Sights & Landmarks

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Miami, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

Despite the fact that this is a good architectural structure, there's nothing beyond just taking a picture and walking away. If you decide to come here do not spend a whole day in this area. As well, It's an icon of Qingdao due to the fact of the historical background that it holds.

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Chengdu, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW via mobile

when viewed after dark this installation is illuminated so really resembles a flame. By day it is still pretty impressive but not as much as the view on a clear day. A great place to appreciate the ocean and stretch your legs.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

Great location, Good sea breeze (you will freeze here during winters), good place for shopping local souvenirs, During low tide you can see loads of local people fishing for seafood in the shallow waters of the sea, very pathetic sight and very smelly too during low tides, otherwise this monument is a great monument and not to miss, looks so... More 

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Kommetjie, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Located along the scenic shoreline, the May Fourth Square sculpture is an iconic landmark in Qingdao. The area is the perfect place for a nice leisurely stroll along Qingdao's beautiful seaside. For great photographic opportunities, I suggest you visit the May Fourth Square at night when the sculpture itself and nearby skyscrapers are all brightly lit up in an abundance... More 

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Taipei, Taiwan
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42 attraction reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This square is named in memory of the May Fourth Movement. In Qing Dynasty, Qingdao was leased to Germany in 1897, and the whole Shandong Province became part of the German sphere of influence. In World War I, China was on the side of the Allied Triple Entente in 1917. However, the Versailles Treaty of April 1919 awarded German rights... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

my wife and I visited there and was just a outstanding view of may4th park and everything ...and I got a snap shot of me and my brother in law at this location ... And he is a native of Qingdao

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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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