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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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crazy crowded

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 January 2017
Spokane Valley, Washington
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Adelaide, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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2 of 5 bubbles 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...

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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Spokane Valley, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Ji'an, China
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4 of 5 bubbles 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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4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles 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
Qingdao, China
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

A pier with a recently built Chinese style building on it near some rough sand beaches covered with tourists and trash...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Loved to take a walk here, it was on a Sunday so there was a lot of people, and I took a lot of pictures (actually, Chinese people took a lot of pictures with me, as I was the only foreigner)

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San Diego, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Nothing really special about the pier. However, if your in Qingdao it is something to do and gives you a water front view of the city. Not sure if it is better at night or during the day. Lights of the city at night are nothing to write home about. Not like Hong Kong. Anyway, worth a look see. The... More 

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