Best Things To Do in Qingdao, China

Whether you're visiting Qingdao for a few days or are a localite, Qingdao is sure to have something new for you. Explore our guide that tells you about the best tourist places to visit and things to do in Qingdao. This guide will give you an idea about the popular attractions, upcoming tourist spots, and off-beat things to do in Qingdao. This makes it easy to plan weekends or long vacations in Qingdao. We have compiled this cool stuff to do in Qingdao keeping in mind the points of interest for families, groups, and romantic couples. Looking at the activities for adventure junkies in Qingdao listed here will get the blood rushing and adrenaline pumping through your veins.

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Tourist Attractions in Qingdao

Take a look at these famous tourist attractions in Qingdao that are a must-visit!

  1. #1 of 91 Things To Do in Qingdao
    - Used in 565 itineraries
    Laoshan Scenic Area

    Tags: View Point, Palace

    Address: Laoshan District, Qingdao 266100, China

    Timings: 07:00 am - 06:30 pm Details

    This is one of the most celebrated scenic spots of China and is situated on the highest coastal peak known as Mt. Lao or Laoshan Mountain. It is on the sea shore of the Yellow Sea. Ancient myths say t...Read more

  2. #2 of 91 Things To Do in Qingdao
    - Used in 420 itineraries
    Badaguan Scenic Resort

    Tags: Garden, View Point, Walking Area, Leisure

    Address: Huanghai Rd, Shinan, Qingdao, Shandong, China

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This is a very famous and beautiful sanitarium area situated in the east of the city in the Shandong Province. The name Badaguan means “eight passes” as this place was made up of 8 avenues...Read more

  3. #3 of 91 Things To Do in Qingdao
    - Used in 382 itineraries
    May Fourth Square

    Tags: Landmark, Square

    Address: 35 Donghai W Rd, Shinan, Qingdao, Shandong, China

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This is a large square in Qingdao’s Central Business District and is located between the Municipal Government Building and Fushan Bay. This encompasses the Shizhengting Square, Coastal Park and ...Read more

  4. #4 of 91 Things To Do in Qingdao
    - Used in 288 itineraries
    Qingdao Beer Museum

    Tags: Museum, Brewery

    Address: 56 Dengzhou Rd, Shibei, Qingdao, Shandong, China

    Timings: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    This is a more than 100 year old brewing factory that had been built in place of a German Brewing Company. This company was formed in 1903 and was the 1st European organization of this type here. Afte...Read more

  5. #5 of 91 Things To Do in Qingdao
    - Used in 177 itineraries
    Polar Ocean World

    Tags: Aquarium, Food And Drinks, Entertainment

    Address: 60 Dong Hai Dong Lu, Laoshan Qu, Qingdao Shi, Shandong Sheng, China, 266000

    Timings: 08:00 am - 05:30 pm Details

    This is the “1stDolphinarium of the Chinese Mainland” where you can find a variety of North Pacific Bottle neck dolphins, California Sea Lions, harbor seals and thousands of ornamental and...Read more

  6. #6 of 91 Things To Do in Qingdao
    - Used in 255 itineraries
    Qingdao Underwater World

    Tags: Water Body, Aquarium, Exhibition

    Address: 2 Lai Yang Lu, Shinan Qu, Qingdao Shi, Shandong Sheng, China, 266003

    Timings: 08:30 am - 05:30 pm Details

    This is a famous aquarium that lies on the north east of Luxun Park and to the west of the No. 1 Bathing Beach and is exactly on the Huiquan bay on Shandong Province. This is a hotspot for marine eco ...Read more

  7. #7 of 91 Things To Do in Qingdao
    - Used in 502 itineraries
    Beijiushui River Laoshan

    Tags: Water Body, River

    Address: Sunjia Village, Laoshan District, Qingdao266100, China

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Central line of Mt. Laoshan puts light on Beijiushui where you find heaven on Earth. The name Beijiushui means “9 crooks” and thus you see the river turning here 9 times. The river sta...Read more

  8. #8 of 91 Things To Do in Qingdao
    - Used in 230 itineraries
    Qingdao Catholic Church

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Heritage Building

    Address: 15 Zhejiang Rd, Shinan, Qingdao, Shandong, China

    Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Qingdao Catholic a.k.a. Zhejiang Road Catholic Church is a beautiful cathedral that was established in 1934 and is circled by an equally beautiful lawn and garden area. It was designed by a famous Ger...Read more

  9. #9 of 91 Things To Do in Qingdao
    - Used in 107 itineraries
    Golden Beach

    Tags: Beach, Entertainment, Leisure, Shopping Center

    Address: 1 Jia Liang Jiang East Rd Huangdao, Qingdao, Shandong, China, 266555

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This beach with golden sands is situated on the south east of Phoenix Island and is very close to the Bohai Sea. It is a crescent shaped beach and is rated as the No. 1 beach of Asia. This beach is fu...Read more

  10. #10 of 91 Things To Do in Qingdao
    - Used in 462 itineraries
    Qingdao Shilaoren Bathing Beach

    Tags: Beach, Waterfront, Leisure

    Address: Haikou Road, Laoshan District, Qingdao 266000, China

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Shilaoren or Stone Man Bathing Beach is probably the most beautiful and cleanest beach in the city. It is a perfect place for some swimming, surfing or just lying down and basking under the sun. The s...Read more

  11. #11 of 91 Things To Do in Qingdao
    - Used in 328 itineraries
    Qingdao Zhongshan Park

    Tags: Garden, Park, Nature

    Address: No. 28, Wendeng Road, Shinan District, Qingdao

    Timings: 07:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Situated on the eastern side of the Taiping Mountain is situated the Zhongshan Park. It is the oldest and largest park of the city. The park faces the sea on the south and is surrounded by mountains o...Read more

  12. #12 of 91 Things To Do in Qingdao
    - Used in 200 itineraries
    No.1 Bathing Beach

    Tags: Beach, Leisure

    Address: No. 23Nanhai Rd, Shinan, Qingdao, China

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This is known to be the largest sandy beach in Asia and is situated in the Huiquan Bay in the Shandong Province. It is also known as the Huiquan Bathing beach that has very clear water, soft sand and ...Read more

  13. #13 of 91 Things To Do in Qingdao
    - Used in 224 itineraries
    Qingdao Beer Street

    Tags: Brewery, Streets

    Address: Dengzhou Rd Nearby, ShibeiDistrict,Qingdao 266023, China

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Near the Old Tsingtao Brewery is the Qingdao Beer Street. It is a half mile street which is the most popular in the city. When the Germans came to the city they set up their camps on these streets. Th...Read more

  14. #14 of 91 Things To Do in Qingdao
    Qingdao Site Museum Of The Former German Governor's Residence

    Tags: Art And Culture, Museum, Architecture , Heritage Building

    Address: No.26 Longshan Road, ShinanDistrict,Qingdao 266000, China

    Timings: 08:30 am - 05:30 pm Details

    At present known as the “Guest House”, the museum of the Former governor is one of the best attractions of the city. This building is beautiful and was built in the Jugendstil or Art Novea...Read more

  15. #15 of 91 Things To Do in Qingdao
    - Used in 272 itineraries
    Small Qingdao Island

    Tags: Island, Nature

    Address: Huanghai Rd, Shinan, Qingdao, Shandong, China

    Timings: 07:30 am - 07:30 pm Details

    Lying to the south east of the Zhan Bridge, on the Qingdao Bay is a very popular and important place in the coastal scenic resort of the city. It was earlier on a very isolated place till a seawall wa...Read more

Activities And Tours

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