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Liugong Island

Sea of Weihai East 4 Kilometers , Huancui District, Weihai 264208, China
0631-5287807
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Ranked #2 of 42 Attractions in Weihai
Type: Islands, Outdoors
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Coral Springs, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

It was Ok, interesting museum and nice walking trails. Good for a day trip! Also a couple sorry looking Pandas! Island was occupied by the British and some of architecture reflects the character of the English countryside.

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Eschau, Germany
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

I liked the Ferry and the musea about the war with Japan. Some nice scenery and possible to make a tour on a mini bus.

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Brooklyn, New York
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30 reviews 30 reviews
8 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

Just a quick boat trip from the harbor gets you to the birthplace of the Chinese Navy. There is a great museum there with English subtitles to everything. The museum walks the visitor through a battle that the Chinese lost. It is a very interesting perspective. Worth an afternoon visit.

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China
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61 reviews 61 reviews
20 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

There are TWO anti-Japanese museums on the island. Go through them quickly then enjoy the rest of the island which is pretty much deserted.

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Rochester Hills, MI
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113 reviews 113 reviews
55 attraction reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2012

The ferry trip over is short, the island very pleasant, the new museum good for a three hour visit. Walk around and enjoy the history.

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Dongguan, China
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199 reviews 199 reviews
46 attraction reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2012

Given I arrived on a Sunday afternoon I decided to visit Liugong Island. This involves taking a ferry for 20 mins at a cost of approx RMB138 return. The ferry can be packed with older local visitors how push and shove to get the best seats and vantage point. frustrating but normal so let them go first. The island is... More

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Beijing
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2012

Weihai, formerly Weihaiwei, now one of China's most beautiful coastal cities, was chosen as the home of China's modern navy during the latter part of the 19th Century. Naval facilities were constructed on Liugong Island adjacent to Weihai harbour. After China's defeat in the Sino-Japanese War it became a British possession. The British expanded the facilities when it became the... More

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Southport, Australia
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19 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2012 via mobile

Really good look at history from olden buildings to old exhibits. Be very prepared for a lot if walking. At one point I thought they can't possibly make anymore stairs. The island has a panda viewing area which was good.

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