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May Fourth Square

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Address: Donghai West Rd, Qingdao 266071, China
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A good walk

Qingdao was the site of the 2008 Sailing Olympics and as a result the beach front has a wonderful promenade to walk, along which is the May Fourth square, which is a key landmark... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Simon C
Ashtead, United Kingdom
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Ashtead, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Qingdao was the site of the 2008 Sailing Olympics and as a result the beach front has a wonderful promenade to walk, along which is the May Fourth square, which is a key landmark in the City.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic area to stroll by the harbor! Very scenic at all times of day. Sculpture was beautiful and unique. Well worth a visit while in Qingdao!

Thank jktravel7
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had views of May Fourth Square from our airbnb, so it wasn't a huge deal to walk down and see it up close. It is a cool monument and is right on the ocean. The walking paths in the area are good to have an easy stroll outside. There is also an outdoor shopping area just south of the... More 

Thank Alexandra F
Qingdao, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice open area in the middle of downtown with good location but the site itself is nothing much. Will see people flying kites and right on the oceanside so worth stopping by but not worth the top 5 (from memory) rating here. German quieter areas, or in the hills are much more worthwhile to visit.

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

As I was there in November,it was a bit chilly however I can imagine being there and enjoying the sights in early srping. A place to visit when in Qingdao

Thank BrotherYo
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Nice place. Open. Near the Olympics site at front of the sea and restaurants. Is a must if you visit Qingdao.

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

The May Fourth Square with its bright red spiral sculpture is a familiar landmark in the heart of Qingdao. As it was a short walk from our hotel, we took a quick evening walk before dinner. The place was tranquil, but due to the cold winds, we left the square quite quickly.

Thank PiggySue2014
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

Nice location in Qingdao. Spectacular at night, with the illuminated skyline of the city. It is worth a stop on the way to the old town.

Thank Massimo R
Barrie, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

walked by the site while walking the boardwalk. OK but nothing spectacular. visit at night for a bright picture

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Knutsford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

I visited this place with school last summer, seeing the torch lit up at night, coupled with the bustling waterfront market made it an amazing night and one I shall remember for many years to come.

Thank Paul A

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