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Qingdao travel guide

Qingdao tourism | Qingdao guide

You're Going to Love Qingdao

Qingdao is one of the largest cities in Shandong Province and has a population of 3.5 million. Situated on the shores of Jiaozhou Bay, it is renowned as one of the cleanest and most beautiful cities in China. The city has a rich colonial history and, unusually, many buildings built in the German style from a period occupation in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

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When to Visit Qingdao

Qingdao's summer can get very hot but late spring and early summer is pleasantly warm.

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How to Get to Qingdao

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Where to Stay in Qingdao

Qingdao Kaiyue International Youth Hostel on Jining Road has good dorm accommodation in the heart of the Old Town from ¥25. Oceanwide Elite Hotel on Taiping Road is also in the Old Town and offers luxury rooms from ¥800.

Popular Neighborhoods in Qingdao

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Where to stay in popular areas of Qingdao

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How to Get Around Qingdao

The Cost of Living in Qingdao

Shopping Streets

Taidong Pedestrian Street sells everything from souvenirs to fashion, while Central Hong Kong Road is better for groceries.

Groceries and Other

A quart of milk in Qingdao will cost around ¥10 and a dozen eggs costs about ¥7.50.

Cheap meal
Cheap meal
$4.54
A pair of jeans
A pair of jeans
$90.72
Single public transport ticket
Single public transport ticket
$0.24
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$7.04

Where to Eat in Qingdao

Sanheyuan on Ningxia Road does great local dumplings, with dishes from ¥25. Haidao Seafood Restaurant on Yunxiao Road, meanwhile, offers superb seafood from ¥80.

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