Xinghai Square in Dalian
Attractions Overview: The most popular square in Dalian
Attraction Type: Square
Chinese Name: 星海广场
English Name: Xinghai Square
Best Time to Visit: All Year Round
Recommended Visiting Time: 1 Hour
Open Hours: All Day
Admission Fee: Free
Address in English: Xinghai Bay, Shahekou District, Dalian City
Address in Chinese: 大连市沙河口区星海湾
Why is Xinghai Square So Special?
Xinghai Square is is the largest city square in the world, covering a total area of 1.1 million square meters. Its name literally means “the Sea of Stars”. And it is the site of Dalian’s popular beer festival, and is a good place to people-watch, fly a kite, or just stroll about. Dalian residents come here day and night to take a walk, fly kites and sit down to just-caught seafood paired with a Qingdao beer at open-air restaurants.
Where is Xinghai Square?
Xinghai Square is located in the north of Xinghai Park and Xinghai Bay. The address of the square is Xinghai Bay, Shahekou District, Dalian City. The square lies about 8 km from Dalian Railway Station, and about 14 km from Dalian Zhoushuizi International Airport.
How to Get to Xinghai Square?
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 Xinghai Square with speed and convenience, and take care of all the details. You just need to focus on travel.
For independent travelers you can
By Metro: take Subway Line 1 to Xinghai Square Station
By Bus: take Public Bus No.18, 22, 23, 37, 202, 406, 531, etc. to get off at Xinghai Square Station.
Main Attractions in Xinghai Square
Xinghai Convention and Exhibition Center is a landmark building in Dalian. Walk northwards for about 500 meters from the center of the square and you will reach the Exhibition Center. Dalian International Fashion Festival, Fireworks Festival, trade fairs and other large festivals or event are usually held in this center.
The diameter of music fountain in Xinghai Square is 140 meters, and the maximum spray height is 88 meters. The fountain can be find along the road.There are 50 groups of colorful music fountains in the central pedestrian Avenue of Xinghai Square. It is a good place to go at night, to enjoy the amazing night scenery.
There are many sculptures in Xinghai Square, mainly including Centennial City sculpture, bronze sculpture and modern sports sculpture. There are six groups of bronze sculptures in total, and 40 groups of sports sculptures. Tourists can find the Centennial City sculpture at the southernmost end, a huge book sculpture is located on the south side near the sea, which is the highest point of Xinghai Square.
Useful Travel Tips
- Take good care of your personal belongings at any time.
- Fireworks is not allowed in the scenic area.
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