DrinkEnjoy the Drink of Shandong. Visit the attractions listed below.
The best time to visit the Swan Lake is at sunset on a clear day. Check in with Mr. Ma Shi Min, China’s photo legend of swans, to share with you his story. Or even better, show you the best places in town to take pictures of the swans. That is, if he is in town. Maybe your tour guide can give you tips where to find him.
A huge cuisine festival to showcase the various types of food from around the world. There are more than 100 dishes that will be displayed and anyone who love delicious food are welcomed.
Yantai is big for producing wine. An international wine festival is hosted here every year to spread the culture. Over 400 industries have joined the campaign.
A one-stop-shop resort for sightseeing, dining, recreations and shopping. Yantai Haichang Whale Shark Aquarium and Haichang Yudaishan Hot Spring are two main attractions on site. The aquarium has sea animal shows, and the hot spring facility offers deep-sea springs in the Japanese-style.
This 20-plus-kilometer section of the beach has become very popular in recent years for extra fine sand and clean water. It’s dubbed ‘golden beach’ by the local people. Sand sculptures are always a major highlight. You will be surprised by the vivid sophistication of the sand figures propping up on the beach.
The largest family estate in northern China, this residential compound built in 1735 covers 20,000 square meters over three clusters of courtyards. Each cluster has two tightly connected family units. Pay attention to the mansion’s functional designs, symbols, and craftsmanship. The Mou family saga has been featured in many documentaries and a movie. The last family member, Mou Qihong, made his name nationally known for trading a train load of textile & local produce in 4 passenger planes back from Russia.
Located in Penglai, Yantai, the aquatic amusement park is the largest of its kind in Asia. The park has thousands of ocean creatures from all over the world. The facility includes polar animals in the aquarium, an underwater theater, dolphin and sea lion performances. A paradise for kids and animal lovers.
Yellow River Forest Park is built to commemorate the course shift of the historical Yellow River. The Yellow River is China’s Mother River. It was in 11 AD that the yellow river changed its course, leaving the river beach barren for few years. Dezhou natives started planting trees to stabilize sands before long. 2,000 years later, the barren river beach turned into the largest and oldest manmade garden in China with 20,000 trees growing jujube, apricot, pears, and plums…