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Qingdao Site Museum of the Former German Governor's Residence

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Address: No.26 Longshan Road, Shinan District, Qingdao 266000, China
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Small but fine

I visited this site in summer 2015. The house is nice, particularly the winter garden. It is also in relatively good shape. The exhibition of historic articles is pretty straight... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2016
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Qingdao, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

As a North American, I've seen very similar buildings in North America from the inside. If you're from Europe, you'd probably be even less impressed. It is pretty nice from the outside though and its free to enter the grounds. I wouldn't recommend paying the 20RMB to enter unless you've never seen anything like it before.

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Bremen
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

I visited this site in summer 2015. The house is nice, particularly the winter garden. It is also in relatively good shape. The exhibition of historic articles is pretty straight forward, with no special attention paid to making it look like a lived in house but rather having exhibits in glass cabinets. Aside from household articles there are models of... More 

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Clermont, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

They are revolving tourist domes. theres a shopping mall that tunnels through the mountain behind this mansion, and under the orange balls.

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Chengdu, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

This place exceeded our expectations by some margin, and we would easily rate it as our favourite sight in Qingdao. Hailing from the earliest years of the twentieth century, it is a beautifully maintained Art Noveau mansion, featuring timber portions as well as stonework. The whole beautiful has a Gothic look, like a German castle at the peak of the... More 

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Chicago, IL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

Several facets of the house reviewed lots of nooks and crannies that made the tour interesting. The view from the hill was nice.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

This place is currently under renovation till end of March. Hence, not able to see the internal building. However the external area looks nice and good.

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Shanghai, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

German buildings in the middle of China - great architecture. Easy to get there as its in a busy tourist area of Qingdao.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015 via mobile

A great pice of colonial history of China, Mao and other notables also stayed here when it became a guest house .Original Period furniture from Germany throughout the house.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

A must to hire a care or a taxi to drive you through the historical streets, It is the number one high light of my trip to Qingdao

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

Correct museum. It covers both the history of the brewery and the beer making process. Good information panels in English

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