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Address: No.23 Nanhai Road, Shinan District, Qingdao 266002, China
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Weekend in Qingdao

My wife and i spent a weekend in Qingdao and we really loved the place. One of the highlights is the promenade walk along the many Qingdao beaches. Start from the Olympic Marina... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed June 22, 2016
Shanghai Region, China

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

bathing beaches in Qingdao are not like surfing beaches in Australia - however they are still nice change from industrialised China - the best feature of Qingdao beaches is that the whole harbour coastline has walking path that goes for miles from the city centre out in both directions - for the jogger/walker this is a must do activity -... More 

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Seoul, South Korea
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

I went during a holiday so it was crowded as you would expect. The water didn't look very clean and it didn't help when you saw signs warning you to be careful not to get stung by jellyfish. Qingdao boasts of its beautiful beaches but this is not one of them. Expect to pay 5 RMB. Good luck trying to... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

This beach is the dirties beach I have ever seen in my life. There are plastic bottles, bags, broken glass and all other kind of rubbish on the beach and in the water. I did not even take a risk to deep my toe into that water. Just stay away from that beach if you don't want to get any... More 

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Shanghai Region, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2016

My wife and i spent a weekend in Qingdao and we really loved the place. One of the highlights is the promenade walk along the many Qingdao beaches. Start from the Olympic Marina and stroll along. Its amazing to have a high rise skyline on your right side and lovely beaches to your left. You will pass many beaches and... More 

Thank R0chf0rd
Qingdao, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 27, 2016

It's a nice beach, but it's not a relaxing one unless you visit in the winter, just like every other beach in Qingdao. Nothing too special, but its still a nice beach. There's a decent amount of things to do nearby. It's crazy how in the winter, you'll see older men swimming in the frigid waters!

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Menai Bridge, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 16, 2016

I was there when it was gently raining and it was fairly dull - it is not very big but my host tells me that at the right time (or wrong time depending on your view point) that there are many thousands of people on the beach... it is very close to the main shipping area and I would be... More 

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Verona, Italy
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 27, 2016

spending few days there was mandatory to visit the beach but it is not so nice. After taking bath your skin is oily and the sand is dirty. Not recommendable.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2015

I was told that I went at the right time as it was not flooded with tourist. The locals are enjoying the place by flying kites, naked swimming and playing volleyball. It is very cooling to walk along the sandy beach

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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2015

Easy to access and find. Busy beach with many local Chinese. Bring your own umbrella for the beach as the asking price to rent is super high for foreigner.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2015

I was in Shandong Province for 10 days, traveled from Qingdao to Jinan, Taian and Qufu and later returned to Qingdao again to take my flight back to Singapore. All in, I spent 5 days in Qingdao. Qingdao is one of the most European, greenest and cleanest cities of China. From my travel experience, I would divide the main attractions... More 

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