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Donghai West Rd, Qingdao 266071, China
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's easily accessible by subway and bus. Do arrive before 9pm, as they switch off the lights promptly. Bring a tripod. Row of shops on the eastern side of this sell identical stuff.

Thank Michael_Chick
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Is a "must" if you visit Qingdao. May Fourth Square, is a large square, close to the quay where you can enjoy a nice walk and you can find lot of places for to take a coffee or to enjoy some meal. Also the view...More

Thank ArgirioJason
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can take the subway here and walk around the square. In the evening lots and lots of people wait for the city to light up and the monument as well. In September the lights came on at 7:30 pm and then go off around...More

Thank chaknee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Most people come to Qingdao because of Qingdao beer, but there are some fun sights and May Fourth Square is one of them. This is a great spot to interact with the locals or just to people watch. Awesome vibe at night, as well!

Thank Joe R
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Great area to see the waterfront. Good walking area out to the Olympic Sailing venue and the Olympic Sailing Museum. Worth looking at. Of a night time go out to see the buildings all light up for a great display.

Thank Simon B
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

The May forty square has an easy access from the subway, you can buy small suveniers at the bridge. You can also see the light show in the evening from the square

Thank Polina S
Reviewed 6 August 2018

This place has very nice view. If you are in Qingdao, visit this place in the evening. It is surrounded by beautiful building. Great architecture. After dark very nice lighting on buildings. 2008 Olympic games Water sports were held here.

Thank AjayG854
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Visited at night to see the buildings lit. It was very crowded, but beautiful to walk around for a 20-30 mins. There are also some stalls selling items along the water.

1  Thank Travellust9
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

I’ve never expected a city like Qingdao to be so beautifully lighted up. Impressive lighting show. It was truly an eye opener.

1  Thank Thunderbirdz
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Tons of lights! Beautiful The picture changes couple of seconds. Super crowded Visited on Friday n Saturday night, there is road block.. maybe due to certain events.

Thank ahliao
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