Reasons To Visit Qingdao
The city of Qingdao is known as one of the most desirable cities to live in China with its architectural beauty, plentiful parks and gardens, and many exciting things to do. The most famous sight in the city is the Zhan Qiao pier which also offers fun attractions for kids, or you can spend a couple of days exploring the many museums in the city like the Qingdao Municipal Museum to understand its rich heritage. Qingdao’s coastal location also means there are many beaches in the region ideal for soaking up the summer sunshine, while those looking for a more scenic experience can venture up to the Da He Dong lake in the nearby Laoshan mountains.
Arriving In Qingdao
Qingdao Liuting International Airport is located around 30 km from the city of Qingdao and handles a wide range of domestic and international flights. If you are looking to travel from the UAE to Qingdao you will not find any direct flights available, but the airport has excellent connections so it is straightforward to fly from the UAE to Qingdao with only a single transfer.
Qingdao Liuting International Airport is comprised of two passenger terminals, with one terminal reserved for international flights. Inside the airport you will find a wide range of amenities and facilities, so there are many things to do to pass the time. Alongside a diverse selection of restaurants, cafés and fast food outlets, there are plenty of shops on site in addition to duty-free shopping so you’re sure to find everything you would need. Getting from the airport into the city is possible by public transport with a number of public bus routes available, although you may prefer to hop in a taxi instead if you are unfamiliar with local transport.
Qingdao Travel Information
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UAE nationals flying to China will need to make a visa application first before making the trip, so be sure to do this well before your journey to avoid disappointment. In Qingdao the weather gets pleasantly warm during the summer with average highs in the high 20s between July and September, although temperatures soon drop below freezing over the winter so make sure you pack appropriately. Remember to put your clocks four hours ahead if you are visiting Qingdao from the UAE to get on local time.
* This information is correct as of February 2018
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