Golden Pebble Beach (Jinshitan) in Dalian

Why is Golden Pebble Beach So Special?

Golden Pebble Beach National Resort, also known as the Jinshitan Scenic Area. It comprises two peninsulas with a spacious beach in between, which splits the site into a land area of 62 square km and a water surface area of 58 sq km. Encircled by sea all around, the beach enjoys a coastline of 30 km. Golden Pebble Beach, as it has been called, is well-known for its distinctive beach where perched pink reefs, golden stones and featured cracked stones. Environment here is among the best throughout the country. Fresh air, clean sea water and spacious beach that extended four kilometers along the coast line attract tourists, especially swimmers.

Where is Golden Pebble Beach?

Located in the Liaodong Peninsula and facing the Huanghai River, Golden Pebble Beach is about 50 km away from the northeast of Dalian City. The address of the Golden Pebble Beach is Jinzhou District, Dalian City. And the beach lies about 47 km from Dalian Railway Station, and about 49 km from Dalian Zhoushuizi International Airport.

How to Get to Golden Pebble Beach?

Travel with China Dragon Tours (top recommended)

If you want to get rid of hustle of transportation and troublesome navigation, you can book a private tour package which covers visiting, dining and transfer from us. Our local tour guide and driver will escort you to Golden Pebble Beach with speed and convenience, and take care of all the details. You just need to focus on travel.

Independent Travel

For independent travelers you can 

By Metro: Take Metro Line 3 to Jinshitan directly.
By Bus: Take bus Changhe 803, Jinshi 2B, Jinshi 3, Jinshitan 1, Jinshitan 2A, Jinshitan 4 or Jinshitan 5 to Jinshitan Qinggui Station.

Main Attractions in Golden Pebble Beach

Dalian Golden Stone Wax Museum

Dalian Golden Stone Wax Museum is one of China’s large scale wax museums, it is Jinshitan Resort’s main indoor attraction. Visitors have the opportunity to get up close and personal with great national leaders such as Chairman Mao, American President Theodore Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Churchill, along with other political figures. Visitors can also snap shots with celebrities like Princess Diana, Bill Gates and Jackie Chan.

Golden Stone Garden

Golden Stone Garden, also known as Jinshiyuan Park, is situated on the east side of Central Street and covers an area of 130,000 square meters. Among them, 24,000 square meters of stone forest landscape was formed in the late Sinian period 600 million years ago. Long-term changes of ocean movement, ebb and flow and ebb and flow resulted in a variety of strange and colorful stone scenes, like turtles. Similarly, it is called a marine erosion zoo.

Coastal Geopark

Binhai National Geopark relies on the unique hill-like landform along the coast, the unique reef form on the beach, the rich fossil paleontology in the rock stratum, and the folk magnificent myth and legend. Natural landscapes of different shapes are lined up from west to east.

Useful Travel Tips

  1. Free for the entrance ticket.
  2. Fees are charged for the scenic spots inside:
    Combo ticket A: CNY 160 for Jinshi Waxworks, Museum of the Secrets of Life, Jinsha Stone Hall and Exhibition Hall of Badges of Mao Zedong
    Combo ticket B: CNY 100 for Jinsha Stone Hall, Jinshi Garden, Dinosaur Park, Nanxiu Garden, Aotan Garden and Rose Garden

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Edited by Emily Wang/王海玲