Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #2 in Qingdao, China


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 9 sights
Distance 4 km
Ascend 172 m
Descend 110 m

Experience Qingdao in China in a whole new way with our self-guided sightseeing tour. This site not only offers you practical information and insider tips, but also a rich variety of activities and sights you shouldn't miss. Whether you love art and culture, want to explore historical sites or simply want to experience the vibrant atmosphere of a lively city - you'll find everything you need for your personal adventure here.

Individual Sights in Qingdao

Sight 1: 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)

385 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 2: Qingdao Municipal Concert Hall

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Qingdao Auditorium, now known as Qingdao Concert Hall, located at No. 1 Lanshan Road, Shinan District, Qingdao City, Shandong Province, China, was built between 1934 and 1935 and designed by architect Zheng Depeng.

Wikipedia: 青岛市礼堂 (ZH)

134 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 3: Qingdao Science & Technology Museum

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The old Qingdao Science and Technology Museum is located at No. 3 Zhongshan Road, Qianhai Zhanqiao Scenic Area, Qingdao, Shandong Province, People's Republic of China.

Wikipedia: 青岛市科技馆 (ZH)

93 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 4: Former site of Hotel Fuerstenhof

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The former site is located at No. 37, Guangxi Road, Shinan District, Qingdao City, Shandong Province, China, adjacent to Zhejiang Road in the west, built in 1910-1911, designed by German architect Li Xide, and is now the Guanhai Road Police Station of Shinan Branch of Qingdao Public Security Bureau, which is part of the German Architectural Complex in Qingdao, a national key cultural relics protection unit.

Wikipedia: 侯爵饭店 (ZH)

166 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 5: Qingdao Post & Telecommunications Museum

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The Royal Post Office of Jiaoao, or the post office of Jiaozhou, Germany, and the post office of the German Empire in Qingdao, is a postal agency leased by the German Jiaoao, and its former site is located at No. 5 Anhui Road (including No. 3A, No. 21 Guangxi Road), Guangxi Road, Anhui Road and Juxian Road, Shinan District, Qingdao City, Shandong Province, People's Republic of China, and was built in 1900-1901. Since then, the building has been used by postal communication agencies for a long time, so it has the common name of "Guangxi Road Post Office" and "Guangxi Road Post and Telecommunications Bureau". The building is now the old site of the Shandong Provincial Cultural Relics Protection Unit "German Yanzhou Post Bureau", and the Qingdao Posts and Telecommunications Museum has been opened in the building.

Wikipedia: 胶澳皇家邮政局 (ZH)

502 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 6: 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 7: 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)

1129 meters / 14 minutes

Sight 8: Signal Hill Park

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The Xinhao or Signal Hill, located to the south of Guanxiang Hill and to the southwest of Qingdao Hill, is a landmark of Qingdao, China, well known for its three torch-like towers. It is one of the best locations to get a good view of both the sea and downtown area.

Wikipedia: Xinhao Hill (EN)

903 meters / 11 minutes

Sight 9: Former site of German Imperial Observatory

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The Qingdao Observatory is located on the summit of Guanxiang Mountain in the Shinan District of Qingdao, China. The existing building complex was originally built in 1905. Qingdao Observatory was once an important scientific research institute in Qingdao, and also played an important role in the development of modern meteorology and marine science in China. Together with Shanghai Xujiahui Observatory and Hong Kong Observatory, they once were known as the "Three Observatory in the Far East". Qingdao Observatory has been listed as "Meteorology Observation Dome" amongst the "Top Ten Scenic Spots in Qingdao". Its building complex now belongs to the North Sea Fleet of the PLA Navy and the Zijinshan Observatory of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, and is part of the Qingdao German Building Complex, a national key cultural relics conservation site.

Wikipedia: Qingdao Observatory (EN)


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