Tours in Qingdao

Qingdao University

Qingdao University, situated in the historical and cultural city of Qingdao, is imbued with a profound traditional culture and the spirit of the present. It nestles below Fushan Mountain and faces the Yellow Sea.

Its predecessor is Qingdao Specialized Institute of Higher Learning founded in 1909. The institute, unique in medical education, underwent various stages as Qingdao Medical School, Qingdao Medical University, and Qingdao Medical Specialized School.

Another historical source of Qingdao University is Private Qingdao University, established in 1924 and then named as National Qingdao University and National Shandong University. In 1946, National Shandong University merged with Qingdao Medical Specialized School, resulting in the establishment of the Medical School, which was later separated from Shandong University in 1956 and became Qingdao Medical School. Shandong University moved to Ji’nan in 1958, and Qingdao University started its reconstruction in 1985.

Qingdao University implements the strategy of “building up the university on the basis of talent cultivation, and invigorating it through learning and with talents”, with the obligation to “impart profound academic knowledge and cultivate talents with great leaning to meet the needs of our nation”. We advocate academic inclusion, learn from diverse cultures, inherit human civilizations, pursue the truth of humanity and nature, and shoulder the social responsibility to cultivate high-quality talents, who take the lead in social development and cultural advancement.

Qingdao Textile Technical School, established in 1950, was renamed Shandong Textile Engineering Institute in 1978, after two periods as Qingdao Textile Vocational School and then Shandong Textile Industry School.

Qingdao Teachers Training College, founded in 1951, underwent different phases as Qingdao Work-study Teachers College and Qingdao Normal College, and was renamed Qingdao Teachers College in 1981.

After years of construction, Qingdao University has evolved into a large-scale comprehensive university with multiple disciplines of natural science and humanistic and social science. It has won acclaim from the society for its high-quality education and high academic level. Now students, faculty and staff of Qingdao University are striding forward toward a brilliant future, with hopes and dreams, historical mission and social responsibilities.

Qingdao Attractions

Qingdao, located in the southeast part of Shandong Province, is a beautiful seaside city with clear air and enchanting sea view. This city, bordered by the Yellow Sea on two sides, has the largest bathing beach in Asia and produces the mellow Qingdao Beer. To the east of the city, a short distance across the Yellow Sea, lie Korea and Japan, making the city an important port for international trade.

Total Area Qingdao has a total land area of 11,282 square kilometers, and a maritime area of 12,240 square kilometers, including 3,293 kilometers of urban area.

Tourism & Sightseeing Surrounded by sea and mountains, Qingdao is noted for its beautiful sceneries. The urban landscape dotted with red roofs and green trees against the blue sea and sky, the winding coastline, the diverse architectures predominant in a European continental style, Laoshan renowned as China’s No.1 seaside mountain, Tsingtao Beer enjoying enormous popularity throughout the world, as well as the former residences of famous historical and contemporary personages, and the modern facilities for vacation, convention and exhibition have made Qingdao a unique city. It has the most beautiful seaside and is an ideal destination for vacation, recreation, sightseeing, business activities, conferences and exhibitions.

West History and Culture Conservation Area Qingdao boasts architectures with different exotic styles and has been called a “world expo on architectures”. The Badaguan architectural cluster was cited as the “most beautiful urban district in China”. The numerous cultural properties nestling in charming natural scenery are a testimony to Qingdao’s century old evolution and the integration of western and oriental cultures. The diverse historical and cultural heritage sites, the well-preserved century-old streets and European villas, and the romantic bays and beaches form a unique European continental taste of west Qingdao.

Qingdao offers food with distinctive flavors–especially seafood. So take this chance to enjoy the delicious seafood. Also, the city is the home of the famous Qingdao (Tsingtao) Beer. Have a bottle of pure Qingdao Beer right here!

In Qingdao you can enjoy many festival, such as the Qingdao International Beer Festival, the Qingdao International Sea Festival, Beach Culture Festival, the Sea Affection Festival, and the Summer of Qingdao Festival.

New East Urban Modern Zone The new town in the east is Qingdao’s political, economic and cultural center. The landmark architectures-May Wind and the Olympic Sailing Center- of administrative center of Qingdao and the new town are all in this area. The east-west seaside sightseeing path, Donghai Road, Hong Kong Road and Macao Road, which run through a series of scenic spots such as the Huiquan Square, the May 4th Square, China sea level datum, Polar Ocean World, the Seaside Sculpture Park, and Qingdao Grand Theater, constitute a fascinating seaside landscape.


Lying between Huiquan cape and Taiping cape, Badaguan faces the rippling taiping bay. in badaguan area, more than 200 villas of exotic style are scattered among the flora and fauna. there are so many villas that the scenic spot is called a world architecture museum. crossing the scenic area are ten roads built in 1931 and lined with many varieties of trees such as peaches, crabapples, pine trees and ginkgoes. eight of the roads are named after the eight great passes of the great wall, and thus the area was named “Badaguan”.

  Wusi square 

This square is named to honor the May 4th movement which took place in 1919. consisting of two aquaria and a park, the area is decorated with statues and springs, and surrounded by pine trees, meadows and flowers. today, it has become the symbol of modern Qingdao.

 Laoshan National Park

Laoshan National Park comprises three parts and extended land and sea views. The main peak Jufeng Peak is 1,133 meters above the sea level. Being the highest peak along China’s 18,000km-long continental coastline, Jufeng Peak is famed as China’s No. 1 seaside mountain and a famous Taoist mountain. It was a national demonstration place for civilized scenic tourism, and a 5A national tourist attraction.

 Qingdao Beer Museum

Qingdao Beer Museum Located at No. 58 Dengzhou Road, Qingdao Beer Museum covers an area of more than 6,000 square meters, and composes of 3 tourist areas including century-old beer history and culture, beer production line, multi-function entertainment area.  As the only beer museum in China, Qingdao Beer Museum has been awarded a key national preservation unit of cultural relics, a 4A national tourist attraction.

 Qingdao Olympic Sailing Center

Qingdao Olympic sailing center scenic area is located in the Qingdao Fushan bay, the total area of about 45 hectares, it is the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing Olympic and paralympic games of the XXIX olympiad sailing events held venues. Olympic sailing center scenic mountain face the sea, the scenery pleasant, is the only “national level demonstration zones of coastal tourism and leisure. Qingdao is known as “sailing city”, as the most can reflect the Qingdao city features and display the image of the city scenic area.

Zhanqiao pier

Zhanqiao pier, built in 1891, is the symbol of Qingdao. after several restorations, from being a simple military harbor, it is now open to tourists. the pier is 440 meters long. there is an octagonal pagoda of distinctive Chinese style, “Huilan pagoda” at the end of the pier. from the top, tourists can fully view the magnificent sea. along the shore is the beautiful pier park, which is a pleasant and quiet place for tourists to rest or enjoy the scenery of little Qingdao isle and its white tower.

Catholic church 

Located in Zhejiang road, the catholic church, originally named St. Michael’s, was built by the German in 1934. the 60-meter-high building, covering 2470 square meters, is one of china famous catholic churches.

 Xiaoyushan park

Built in the Chinese classical style, the hill-top park is named after the Yu hill. the designers and architects made use of the local landscape and their imagination in laying out the park. the 18-metre-high three-story and eight-cornered “seeing waves tower” bears an inscription by Wu Zuoren, a famous calligraphist.