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Xinghai Square, Dalian

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Considered the world's largest city square, Xinghai Square covers a star-shaped area of 1.1 million m sq (684 mi sq), which attracts thousands of tourists on a daily basis. Reconstructed by the government in 1998, the square contains the country's largest tables made of white marble and decorated with illustrations of dragons, which commemorate Hong Kong's return to the motherland. As you stroll through the vast area, inspect many bronze sculptures, human footprints which represent the transition from childhood to adulthood. Besides enjoying the square's modern architecture and the sea air, also visit the surrounding sites such as the exhibition center, shell museum, and beach park. With our custom trip planner, Dalian attractions like Xinghai Square can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • August 15, 2017
    Necessarily in the evening before sunset! The place becomes a magical evening, walking a pleasure
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  • August 11, 2017
    Over the mist and haze with a cross-Sea Bridge has a different mood, bian connects the next for joy, water begins to live and so on, where full enjoyment and interest, Council built three little later in the evening, not too hot!
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  • August 10, 2017
    This place is a must in Dalian. The great environment is amazing with the sea breeze. The place is surrounded by restaurants and many locals having a nice time. Do not forget to take a picture (specia...  more »
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  • June 14, 2017
    Good view of Hogwarts and an interesting place to wander round in the evening. Was more impressive before the knocked the monument in the middle down. Oh and its round.
  • October 2, 2016
    The landmark, and once the pride of Dalian before the most renowned obelisk there was torn down for its blasphemous nature against the Party.
  • December 29, 2016
    very nice place .
  • May 29, 2017
    Good
  • August 8, 2016
    Beautiful square, worth visiting.

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