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Address: Donghai West Road, Shinan District, Qingdao 266071, China
Phone Number: 0532-82870471,0532-85711594

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Impressive night view

The May Fourth Square is a beacon on the skyline of Qingdao at night, beautifully lit and present. During the day a popular spot for kitesurfing and tourist touts.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 27, 2015
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Qingdao, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

The May Fourth Square is a beacon on the skyline of Qingdao at night, beautifully lit and present. During the day a popular spot for kitesurfing and tourist touts.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

This is little more than a public square with lots of people doing things. The monument is interesting and there are lots of people flying kites. I spent about 20 minutes people watching and ended up wandering off. There was also an interesting strip of stalls selling shells, etc between here and music part. Nice place to visit, but I... More 

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Miami, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

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 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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Dubai
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

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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Taipei, Taiwan
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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

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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