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Zhanqiao Pier

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Address: No.12 Taiping Rd, Shinan District, Qingdao 266001, China
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This 440 meter (1,440ft) strip that stretches into the sea was built in...

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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The pier

A nice walk in the early evening - great views - not overly crowded (March) - great for photos - nice place to look back at the land

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Umina Beach, Australia
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Shanghai, China
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53 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing view and I would love to come back because of its fresh air and also historical info inside the pavilion. The beach near by is nice but there Is a bit too much people.

Thank Andrew T
Umina Beach, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A nice walk in the early evening - great views - not overly crowded (March) - great for photos - nice place to look back at the land

Thank Crindy55
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We walked along the Pier. And when we reached the end we had a lock around. After that we went back. For us it was not so interesting. Actually we not went into the house. Too many people waiting in line

Thank Andreas P
Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

It's no different to other piers around the world. Very crowded on the weekend and really a place for a stroll. There's speed boats that take you out to an "island" but a few of them looked in very poor condition and maybe safety concerns?

Thank David D
Qingdao, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

The Zhanqiao pier is of course famous as the logo of the Tsingtao beer brand. It's a nice stroll down the pier in summer but always extremely crowded on a half decent day and not much to see once you've reached the end. For best views I recommend going to little qingdao island further in the bay...

1 Thank pietchina
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Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Nice place to visit. Best thing when you Feeding the seagulls and watch the museum in the end that will be help you to look at the history of the zhan qiao Bridge.

Thank rebee a
Spokane Valley, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

nice place to visit as long as you are not crowd-crazy. Because I guarantee a crowd all 4 seasons. Vendors are nice, near Cathedral and old-town German. Fun to watch the Chinese tourist crazies in action.

Thank Sciguybm
Ji'an, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

I didn't go into the building at the end of the pier, which perhaps costs money), but I did walk around outside and took some shots. Add this to your must-see list if you're into taking photos. There were some Chinese Navy ships in port that you could see in the distance.

1 Thank ChanRoberts
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2016

Extremely popular place to walk at weekends this quaint pier was very busy. A little dated were the numerous photo booths offering to take group photos whist we were surrounded by a sea of mobile phones. If its cool do take a coat. Nice to take in as part of a walk along the Marina too.

Thank noell977
Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 14 November 2016

This must be the top attraction in Qingdao, as despite being off peak, the pier was still crowded with many tourists, eager to photograph every different vantage points of the Hui Lan Ge pavilion. Don't let the crowd deter you, one would still marvel at its build and beauty from a distance.

1 Thank PiggySue2014

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