Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #1 in Qingdao, China


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 5 sights
Distance 1.5 km
Ascend 24 m
Descend 19 m

Explore Qingdao in China with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Individual Sights in Qingdao

Sight 1: 回澜阁

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Huilan Pavilion, located at No. 10, Taiping Road, Shinan District, Qingdao City, Shandong Province, China, was announced as a cultural relics protection unit in Qingdao on January 16, 1992 and Shandong Province on December 7, 2006.

Wikipedia: 回澜阁 (ZH)

198 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 2: Zhanqiao pier

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Zhanqiao pier is located at the southern shore of Qingdao, China, off Zhongshan Road. This now 440-meter-long (1,443.6 ft) pier, constructed in 1891, was Qingdao's first wharf. The octagonal Hunian pavilion was constructed at the end of the pier in 1930, and features as the logo of Tsingtao Brewery.

Wikipedia: Zhanqiao Pier (EN)

515 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 3: Former lodging house of Hotel Prinz Heinrich

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Former lodging house of Hotel Prinz Heinrich Schulze, Henry / CC BY-SA 3.0 de

Prince Heinrich Hotel (German: ), also translated as Prince Henry's Hotel and Prince Henry's Hotel, is a hotel in Qingdao during the German lease period, located in Taiping Road, Shinan District, Qingdao City, Shandong Province, China, was founded in 1899, named after Prince Heinrich of Prussia, then commander of the East Asian Detachment of the German Navy, and has built three buildings: hotel, concert hall and hotel department, which is the first large hotel in Qingdao. After the Japanese occupation of Qingdao, it was changed to a part of the Japanese-funded Qingdao Hotel, and after the Anti-Japanese War, the buildings were gradually changed to office buildings of political and military organs, and the old site of the hotel department was restored to the purpose of the hotel after the reform and opening up, and the old site of the hotel and the concert hall was demolished in 1998.

Wikipedia: 海因里希亲王饭店 (ZH)

660 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 4: 天后宫

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Qingdao Tianhou Temple (Qingdao Folk Museum) is located at No. 19, Taiping Road, Shinan District, Qingdao City, Shandong Province, China, founded in the third year of Chenghua in the Ming Dynasty (1467), the existing building complex is a brick and wood structure of the Ming and Qing dynasties, which is the earliest and only ancient building in Qingdao urban area that has been preserved to this day.

Wikipedia: 青岛天后宫 (ZH)

125 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 5: Former German prison Museum

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Qingdao European Prison, also known as Qingdao German Prison, is located at No. 25, Changzhou Road, Shinan District, Qingdao City, Shandong Province, People's Republic of China, on the east side of Qingdao Tianhou Temple, built before August 1900, and put into use in November of that year, its history as a prison (detention center) continued until 1995, and is the earliest preserved colonial prison in China.

Wikipedia: 青岛欧人监狱 (ZH)


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