Qingdao Olympic Sailing Center in Qingdao

Why is Qingdao Olympic Sailing Center so Special?

In 2008, the 29th Beijing Olympic games and the 13th paralympic games will be held in sailing venues. There are two major buildings in the scenic area, one is the Olympic auspicious cloud torch sculpture, the other is the sailing sculpture building, which is spectacular atmosphere. Qingdao is a landmark scenic spot. Qingdao is reputed as “the capital of sailing ships” and is the scenic spot that best reflects Qingdao’s characteristics and shows the city’s style.

Where is Qingdao Olympic Sailing Center?

Qingdao Olympic Sailing Center is located at Fushan Bay, a new district in the east of Qingdao City, Shandong Province. The original site of Beihai Shipyard is adjacent to May 4th Square and Donghai Road. The famous scenic spot in the city, “Yan Island Autumn Tide”, is located at the southeast corner of Yan ‘er Island Mountain in the base. The 2008 Beijing Olympic Games and the 13th Paralympic Games sailing competitions were held here.

Main Attraction of Qingdao Olympic Sailing Center

Gull Flying Rainbow

Qingdao’s new era landscape represents a landmark viewing point for gulls. Qingdao has a good reputation as a “migratory bird post station in eastern China”, with more than 100,000 seagulls wintering in the island city every year.

Olympic Sailing Museum

One of China’s three major Olympic museums. “The long corridor of the Olympics, the world of sailing boats and the stage for awarding prizes” are the three main themes that the Olympic Sailing Museum cannot miss. The Olympic Sailing Museum takes the Olympic Sailing Competition and the Olympic Sailing Culture as its main line and uses modern display methods to form a national-level large-scale thematic museum of Olympic ruins with interactive indoor exhibitions and outdoor scenes.

Olympic Torch Dam

The sculpture was erected at the end of the Olympic memorial wall pier 100 meters east of the entrance to No.1 Olympic sailing center. In the 2008 Olympic sailing competition, the torch of the paralympic sailing competition was once burned in Qingdao. the torch was the torch lit at the time of the Olympic sailing competition. The huge sculpture of the Olympic rings on the back is the most obvious and classic embodiment. The five rings are located on the dock deep into the sea and look across the sea from the May 4th Square. It is the best place to commemorate the Olympics.

Best Time to Travel

Qingdao Olympic Sailing Center

The best travel time in Shandong is usually from April to November.

Because Shandong is in a warm temperate monsoon climate, the whole province is warm and humid, and the water and heat conditions are better than those in inland areas at the same latitude. The specific characteristics are: dry and windy in spring, hot and rainy in summer, high and cool in autumn, and dry and cold in winter.

How to get there 

  • Bus: No.31, No.33, No.104, No.110, No.125, No.208, No.224, No.225, No.232, No.304, No.311, No.316, No.321, No.363, No.374, No.501, No.801 ocean plaza station;
    317 Road, Urban Sightseeing Line 1, Urban Sightseeing Line 3, Fuzhou South Railway Station;
    No.210, No.231, No.402, No.504 Aofan Base Station.
  • Take Metro Line M2 and get off at Yaner Island Road Station.
  • Self-driving: After entering Puning Road, park your vehicle in the parking lot of Puning Road, then enter the Olympic Sailing Center from Gate 1 and arrive on foot.

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Edited by Doreen/张洋