DrinkEnjoy the Drink of Shandong. Visit the attractions listed below.
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…
Seasonal: Between October to November
Claimed to be the best of 72 plateaus, it is a 4 hectare plateau lush grasslands and located 20 km northeast of Shanting District, Zaozhuang City.
Designated as UNESCO’s cultural heritage water-town, the ancient town of Tai’erzhuang is considered to be China’s most beautiful water town in the Zaozhuang region. You will find the entire town surrounded by water with buildings and streets fully preserved to its original look of 150 years ago. Just the architecture alone leaves a smile on your face. There are 8 major styles of architecture on these buildings. But other than that, there are a ton of activities to find yourself filling up 1 full day, from morning to night…
Waste containers now turned into luxury resort rooms is now rising up as one of the modern and entertaining neighborhoods to stay at. Bars, music, gift shops, live performances all run late into the night. You will be entering into a different world.