First-time visitors are often stunned by the beauty of Qingdao. Its distinctive red tiled buildings, greenery, blue seas and azure sky set it apart from other Chinese cities.
Nestled between mountains and the sea, with year-round agreeable weather, the city receives hundreds of millions of visitors every year.
According to the local tourism bureau, it had more than 3 million visitors during the eight-day national day holiday alone, an increase of 26.8 percent over the same period last year. They spent 3.8 billion yuan, an increase of 37.2 percent