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Xinghai Square

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Address: Southside Beach Scenic Area, Shahekou District, Dalian 116023, China
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Great seaside views at dusk

The seaside Xinghai Square is a nice part of Dalian, a breakaway from the somewhat boring city. At dusk it is really beautiful with distant views of the bridge. There are many... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Hong Kong, China
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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The seaside Xinghai Square is a nice part of Dalian, a breakaway from the somewhat boring city. At dusk it is really beautiful with distant views of the bridge. There are many seagulls flying around even in cold winter (it was around 2 degrees C at my visit). Nice architecture in the square: an enormous concrete structure resembling a book.... More 

Thank yipjcs88
Fairlight, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

We were lucky to visit Xinghai Square in winter, but still have an 8 degree Celsius and relatively (for Northern China) sunny day. We had our driver drop us at the end of the elongated closest to the water. This is where the action is. You face the wonderful bridge that runs along the cost the ocean. Turn your back... More 

Thank bladdamasta
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Scenic area of Dalian, although visited on a bitterly cold Sunday morning Lots of bronze sculptures adds some character to the square Worth a look, but go in Spring or Summer!

Thank Richard M
Beijing, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Except for its huge size, this square isn't worth a visit. There's nothing interesting to see. Currently the central area, where the music fountains are, is closed for renovation.

Thank Lingfeng G
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

Nice place for a walk after your business meetings. Be prepared for the cold if youre there in winter. Nice cafes abound and its a nice spot for the obligatory tourist photo.

Thank masar23
Beijing, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Huge square itself have nothing in the middle and a rounded by hotel, conventions center, shops, restaurants, amusement park and high class restaurants residences. Most tourists go to seaside to annoy the view and taking photos. Very nice walking around if the weather is mild and not windy.

Thank HappyDragon0201
Tel Aviv District, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Start there and walk along the waterside. There is a coffee place and a restaurant near the edge of the square, alongside with the shell museum.bronze statues all around the place, it can get windy but still fun.

Thank Nadavico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

I love this Place. The view is perfect. The whole place is so clean. The air feels also very clean and fresh. Give us the opportunity to relax after a hard week full of working. We love it to take a long walk on the beach and just enjoy being here.

Thank Andreas P
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

This is a very large square. Nice by the water, but like anywhere in China, it's crowded with people! It's probably one of the places you should visit if you come to Dalian.

Thank jkmcc2010
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Xinghai square is a great place to visit. Though it gets very crowded in summer. There is a fairground next to the park which has a lot of fun rides.

Thank samanthameganp

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