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Friendship Square

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Aug 7, 2018
“A place for some more selfies...”
Nov 22, 2018
“Friendship Square Is The Heart Of Downtown Dalian”
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Ganjingzi District, Dalian 116001, China
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Reviewed November 22, 2018

The soccer ball in the centre of Friendship Square is a monument to the Dalian soccer team that went 55 games without a loss, a few years ago. The soccer team is rebuilding and so is the soccer ball. It is the home of a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Martin A
Reviewed August 7, 2018

A beautiful square surrounded by skyscrapers which are mostly HQs of some banks and during the night it looks more awesome. Worth a visit for some memorable pics of Dalian.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Alok_Nahata
Reviewed September 4, 2017

This place is good for a short visit and walk around that area. Nice with lights in the night and good during day time as well. However, the area is with full of high rises and a lot of bank HQs closeby.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Roshan_Ragel
Reviewed March 6, 2017

May 2015, so many square dancing DA MAs/aunties were there on the square apparently dancing to celebrate the INt'l labour day! I can imagine how much fun I'm having while recording all of the dances with the aunties)) Then there are kite fliers too! They...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Laxiaozi08200912
Reviewed September 3, 2016

A crystal ball which lights up at night with various designs. They call it a square but it is actually a traffic circle with about 6 roads leading off. Zhongshan square is just a few blocks up the road. It is worthwhile taking a few...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank zab307
Reviewed August 21, 2016

I liked the green crystal ball in the middle, which lights up at night (there seems to be a copy of it in Yantai). It's just a pity that the lovely old church opposite is now a KFC! With regard to size and architecture, this...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Lilijp03
Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

This is one of Dalian's numerous squares, so it is worth visiting for couple of minutes- just to take few pictures. I recommend seeing it at night when the ball lights up. It is in a good location so you don't have to go out...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Mala-od-palube
Reviewed June 4, 2016

There's nothing worth seeing here. And be care. The square is always full of cars and cars and cars. It's best to walk the underpath which connected with the subway. You can enjoy a lot more if you go to the shopping erea near here.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Vacationer807484
Reviewed February 12, 2016

Better visit in the evening when the huge ball lights up.Many shopping malls and restaurants nearby.One surprising restaurant is the KFC in a church-like building.

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank Nekosama7
Reviewed January 17, 2016

I think, China develop a lot of place to support city development, one of them near my stay at Intercontinental Hotel is Friendship Square, Not much to see but it's a nice place for Photos session (Vintage point).

Date of experience: June 2015
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