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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 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of historical monument/place in Qingdao, Easy to find and only 10 minutes by walking from Qingdao Railways station.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 924arviep
Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

Arrived just as the city lights started up at 1930hrs - beautiful led illumination of local high rise buildings, also the iconic lighthouse offshore and the Classical Chinese building at the end of the pier get lit. The sea swirls away below you and the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TonnaSteve
Reviewed October 12, 2018

must see place with nice sea view at the backdrop.Only set back is a challenge to take pictures with too many people around

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank wengloktoh
Reviewed October 6, 2018

too many local tourists at the time, so it was very crowded. Maybe it has some special significance, but I didn't feel it was anything special.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank neocamui
Reviewed October 6, 2018

This place is one of the most crowded spots in Qingdao. It is better to visit early in the morning before the swarms of people flock to it. It provides a nice view of the coast so it is worth a visit.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Calvin C
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

The pier is really close to the train station. We had decided to collect our tickets so stayed for lunch in the area. It was a holiday so the pier was very, very busy. If you’re in the area it’s worth a wonder to but...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jilly_bean_1981
Reviewed September 25, 2018

It is always nice to walk by the sea, feel the breeze, enjoy the sun, watch the birds. And the Zhanqiao Pier is pleasant enough, and has special meaning in Qingdao. But during the tourist season it is completely packed - I mean shoulder-to-shoulder, cheek-to-jowl...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed September 16, 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
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

Date of experience: June 2018
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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

Date of experience: July 2018
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