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Golden beach (Huang Dao)

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Address: Huang Dao, Qingdao, China
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Nice beach

Easy to access and a large expansive beach. Golden sand with great views of the coastline. Close to city centre .

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 October 2016
Yvonne A
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Nantong

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Sydney, Australia
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14 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

a visit to huang dao & nearby beaches / coastline is a must for the Qingdao traveller - take the ferry ride - catch a taxi - do some walking - get away from the busier beach scene in qingdao in town huang dao the big hotel does a great smorgasboard lunch - beer included in a value deal -... More 

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Seoul, South Korea
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7 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

Just beach not recommended for swimming. It is not clean and has no convenient facilities around there.

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Nantong
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Easy to access and a large expansive beach. Golden sand with great views of the coastline. Close to city centre .

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Qingdao, China
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely soft sand beach with nice views of huangdao. Though during beach season, it is inundated with tourists and impossible find a spot to relax. Sea is usually crowded with perlite until you get to neck high depth. If you are looking for a nice beach experience try some place else.

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Spokane Valley, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Yes.... a tourist trap. But a CHINESE tourist trap: what could be better. The sand is golden. However, its not a natural beach; it was trucked in to BE a tourist trap. Only making it MORE impressive! Pavilion in middle had dancers who were amazing to watch. Kids being kids, parents being parents. Most wanted to see the "foreign" guy....... More 

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Qingdao, China
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Comparing to other beaches in China, Golden beach deserves the golden medal but, if you know beaches in Brazil, then, forget it...

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Thank MarcosZanolla
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Beautiful beach to walk. It was a very busy place on a Sunday morning Very popular with all ages, especially families.

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Beirut, Lebanon
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

Very crowdy and very polluted. most people hit the water wearing their clothes. thousands and thousands of people everywhere around. A typical chinese attraction!!

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Brno, Jihomoravsky Kraj, Czech Republic
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

This place is about 40-50 minutes ride during the weekend from the old town and it's not worth it. Im sure that during winter / spring it can be abandoned and actually nice, however during the weekend and summer on top of it... It's really bad idea. Overcrowded is usual thing in china, but based on other reviews I thought... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

Golden Beach in Huangdao is a popular weekend destination for the local people. Started from 2015, Beer Festival (like that of Munich) is to be held annually in August. It is quite far from the center of Qingdao, and to go there you need to cross Jiaozhou Bay by tunnel bus. So, if your schedule is tight, you can skip... More 

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