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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed September 14, 2015

The red artistic torch at the May Fourth Square may look touristy but not many of us knew of her historical significance. In fact, the Square was the first site in the whole of China where the May Fourth movement erupted in 1919. The First...More

6  Thank soh_kien_peng
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Reviewed December 2, 2015

The May the Fourth monument represents a Red, anti-imperial whirlwind rising up to sweep Japanese colonialists out of Qingdao, as happened in 1922. While this little-known episode of history is locally important, it isn't something which will be particularly significant for most foreign visitors. Mind...More

2  Thank camsean
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Allocated on the seaside. Wide place, A lot of people are always rooming there. nice place to see and spend few minutes. Good food for your camera at the morning

Thank NadierMady
Reviewed 6 days ago

A great promenade to stroll. It has a great view of the bay. We went there during the weekday and the boardwalk shops were that were open were all selling the same trinkets. There aren't many area with shades and it got uncomfortably hot after...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

This May Fourth Square is just next to the harbour sea front, must to go again at night as light effects from buildings are magnificent. Can also walk along the sea front to Olympic sailing center, its also worth to see.

Thank paxson
Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting site to see, here you can get a panoramic view of the sea and the city, also where the Olympics was held in 2008

Thank sherwynag
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lots of people around, but located in a spacious, beautiful area next to the ocean. We had seen pictures, but you really must see this sculpture in person! Didi picked us up and took us back to our hotel. Didi is the only way to...More

Thank Z1142HMjima
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was very close to my hotel of stay. Nice monument. I just visited for a short while. Opposite side you have sea and nice walk you can have.

Thank Shibu Z T T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are many Western style buildings in Qingdao because it was governed by Germany for a while. Now the new modern buildings are around sea bay. The huge red torch sculpture is the new symbol of Qingdao city. I think that Zhanqiao pier was the...More

Thank xingwanlilu
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I came here at night. It's a bit boring but will be no harm from enjoying the view. You should know that they switch off the lights by 10 pm so put that on mind. There are some malls in the area also some restaurants...More

Thank Mohamed R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to take pictures with the Qingtao city skyline at the background weather is day or night will be better for sure

Thank wengloktoh
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Just a landmark. Nothing special. It is the largest steel sculpture in China in memory of May Fourth Movement。 The core of this movement is selective adoption of Western ideals of "Mr. Science" and "Mr. Democrat" in order to strengthen the new nation in 1919....More

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