by Dhruvalakshmi Paithankar Updated on 15 Oct 2018
Visiting Dalian city is an exciting and fantastic plan that anyone can make. This city has too many attractions to offer. Whether you are going for a vacation as a family by yourself or with a loved one, there are plenty of tourist attractions that will keep everyone busy. Get you excitement mood on and be ready for a time of your life.You will not experience a single dull moment in this city. There are so many places to visit, so many things to see, and so many activities to engage in.
Here's the list of places to visit and 15 best things to do in Dalian:
1. The Magnificent Xinghai Square
This is the largest square in this city that was constructed for public use. The square was erected in 1997, and it commemorated the comeback of Hong Kong. The center of the square looks like a star and has cloud pillars made of white marble and nine giant dings. The place has lamps that light the main street. Between late July and early August, there is the annual International Beer Festival for ten days. This is the perfect time for adults to visit. There is so much to learn here.
Admission Fee: Visiting this place requires no fee. The entrance is free for the whole day.
2. Enjoy The Water And The Sand At Xinghai Park
Visiting the park is always fun and adventurous. This place is situated near Malan River’s vicinity. It is one of the most famous parks in the city. The site has a robust verdant garden. The garden is made up of lawns, trees, fountains, and flowers. Numerous festivals hold in this place. While here you can engage in swimming, diving, boat rides, fishing and more.
Admission Fee: For both adults and children, the entrance to the park is free. Carry all your supplies and head out for a fun-filled time.
3. A Thrill From The Laohutan Ocean Park
This park is situated at the center of the southern seashore of the city. The coastline stretches over 4000 meters, and it is lovely. This park is one of the best tourist attraction places that are highly beneficial to the city. While here you can enjoy beautiful beach town scenery, the culture of the people, shopping, science, and entertainment. This park is thrilling and exciting for all people. You will not get bored here for a second.
Admission Fee: The entrance fee to this park is around CNY 210. You will get more details about the pricing at the location or by calling the office during working hours.
4. Meet The Animals At The Dalian Forest Zoo
Show me one kid who does not like the zoo, and I will show you fifty who love visiting the zoo. This zoo is a lovely animal kingdom that everyone will have a delightful time. The zoo has over 3000 animals and around 200 animal species. The organization of the zoo is outstanding. There are six sections to visit the herbivorous section lions and tigers section baboons and chimpanzees sections Asian elephants sections the bears’ section and the pandas and squirrel money sections. You can also climb the cable car for sightseeing across the zoo.
Admission Fee: You are likely to spend around 40 CYN here. Even so call the offices for further and more precise payment details.
5. Sun Asia Ocean World
This is an excellently designed underwater amusement park that tourists love. Its reputation is the world’s biggest aquarium and China’s first aquarium. Visiting this place is one of the best things to do in Dalian. Here you will find aquatic and terrestrial animals. There are three buildings in the park the ocean world the polar world and the coral world. You can always enjoy the dolphin show as well.
Admission Fee: The ticket price to this place is approximately 190 CNY. But call the office for more information about the pricing.
6. A Picnic At The Labor Park
The iconic sculpture of a football will get any child who loves soccer excited in just a few minutes of seeing it. This park is exquisitely gorgeous. The floral scents in the air will stimulate your senses. The greenery and the serene ponds are ecstatic. Find the perfect spot and set up your picnic. There is so much for you to do while here. The numerous places to eat also come in handy. This is a perfect place for everyone.
Admission Fee: It is not clear whether or not admission fees apply or not.
7. Dalian Natural History Museum
This is the leading Natural History Museum in China. Here you will see fossils animals and plants that are from the western Liaoning area as well as other parts of the world. It is a beautiful place that will significantly educate you concerning nature and more.
Admission Fee: The entrance to this beautiful museum will cost you nothing. It is always open for the entire day. But it is closed on Mondays.
8. Dalian Discovery Kingdom
This place is also called the Dalian Discoveryland. Others refer to it as the kingdom of Discovery. It is an amusement park where all family members will enjoy their time. This place has six main areas. Some of them include the Discovery Square the Magic Forest and the Mysterious Desert. The park holds numerous activities for everyone to enjoy throughout the year. A lot of artists get invited to perform at these events.
Admission Fee: The entrance fee can cost you about 190 CNY. Even so call the offices to get the exact price breakdown.
9. Ji Di Guan – Pole Aquarium
This is a magnificent place for anyone to visit. It is one of the best places to visit in Dalian. The aquarium has polar bears sharks dolphins penguins and many other types of birds fishes and animals. There are a bunch of shows for visitors to enjoy including a 20-minute 4D movie. All the marine animals show are exciting brief and crisp. There are some jumbotron screens available to ensure that everyone catches the show at all times. Enjoy the 3D Ocean world.
Admission Fee: There is some small fee applicable before you enter the aquarium. Call the offices for inquiries before you visit the place.
10. A Walk Through The Zhongshan Square
There are many famous squares n Dalian, and this square is one of them. The square was constructed in the 19th century. The Russians designed it. During the summer a lot of activities take place. A lot of people gather at the square to dance and have a great time. Such times are perfect for adults to visit.
Admission Fee: The entrance fee to this square does not apply. Everyone is free to enter the square and have a look. Take your evening strolls with your kids or loved ones here.
11. Drive Through The Binhai Road
Not so many children enjoy rides. That is why this is a perfect plan for adults. Taking car rides can relax your mind and make you calm. As you drive through the road, you will enjoy a lot of picturesque sites along the way. The path has a perfect blend of mountains and sea.The vegetation and the cool breeze will mesmerize you.
Admission Fee: For this adventurous ride you only need a car and maybe some snacks.
12. Exploring The Russian Street
Hold hands with your loved ones and stroll through this amazing street. The Russian street makes you feel like you are in Russia without a doubt. Everything on the road is Russian. The goods that are sold here in the buildings the tiled roofs the windows and so on. The buildings undergo renovations from time to time to maintain the Russian look and feel.
Admission Fee: You do not require any fee before you stroll through the streets. Even so, you will need some money to buy a few things that the locals are selling.
13. Galleria Square Shopping Center
A trip is never complete without shopping. This shopping square has a European Garden style that is exciting and fascinating. It is also a landmark shopping center with so much to offer. It is a romantic spot for lovebirds. This square is a one-stop shop for entertainment and shopping.
Admission Fee: You do not need any money before you enter the Galleria square whether to shop or to stroll.
14. High-class Products From Parkland Shopping Center
While you are in this city, this is the perfect place for buying high-end products. You will get all the major brands here. On the first floor, you will get luxury watches and cosmetics while from the second floor there are numerous clothing shops accessories shops and restaurants among others.
Admission Fee: There are no admission fees here.
15. A Romantic Night At Kempinski
This five-star hotel is the perfect place for you and your loved one. It overlooks the fantastic Labor park. It is a gorgeous place for a romantic night out. There is an indoor pool for couples to enjoy spa centers beautiful restaurants and so much more.
Admission Fee: Like other hotels you only need to pay for services and the accommodation.
These are the best places to visit while in Dalian. You will make lovely memories that will last forever.