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Zhanqiao Pier

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This 440 meter (1,440ft) strip that stretches into the sea was built in 1891 and was the first wharf in Qingdao.
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No.12 Taiping Rd, Shinan District, Qingdao 266001, China
+86 532 8288 4548
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you've nothing else to do, then make the walk. There are many cities in China with similar looking piers.

Thank Michael_Chick
Reviewed August 4, 2018

Zhanqiao Pier (棧橋) is close to the Qingdao Railroad Station (青島火車站) and is only 1.1 km (0.68 mi) away by walking. It located at the southern end of Zhongshan Road (中山路) and stretches into the sea. It is the most popular destination in Qingdao not...More

Thank jameshuang
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

In itself, the building is beautiful and the location perfect. However the masses of people make it impossible to enjoy. What is worse, the locals hand towels and bags from the windows like it is nothing. To go I. To morning before breakfast is the...More

Thank Chris P
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

A very popular, thus crowded place to visit. Get a good view of the surrounding city, German styled buildings, the nearby navy museum and the sea. Might catch some ppl fishing or swimming in the bay. Nevertheless if the weather is cooler it will be...More

Thank ChetLau
Reviewed June 16, 2018 via mobile

It was a really nice place to take a walk and beside the pier was a nice beach! It was a bit crowded there but you still had time to stop and enjoy the view.

Thank Linda W
Reviewed May 30, 2018 via mobile

One of the go to places for sight seeing once in Qingdao is Zhanqioa pier. Good view. Good place for photography.

Thank Kein S
Reviewed May 20, 2018

One of the landmark of Qingdao, very nice place to go and easy to find the pier. I been there this morning, however is under renovation. Suitable for slow walk with Senior and Child.

Thank tsefion11
Reviewed May 16, 2018

Well-worth a visit, there is a shallow and rocky area next to the pier where many people catch crabs and shellfish. The building itself is not that magnificent but the locals love to take pictures of it.

Thank Daryl S
Reviewed May 9, 2018 via mobile

It's a good spot to see Qingdao from the seaside. But it is very crowded on shiny days, so be prepared. Good walk, good views. Loved it at night expecially.

Thank Oleg G
Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

Its an old pier with some history but many times renovated with a lot of tourist trap offered great. Can be very crowded Not bad but would not go out of the way to say I have been there. Walk along the waterfront and detour...More

Thank MonkeyKing814
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