Rizhao is one of the cradles of Chinese Civilization that has a long history. Its radiant culture, dynasties and some famous historic relics nominated the coastal city as "China's Top Tourist City" by State Tourism Administration since December 2003. Rizhao is an upcoming tourist destination that is worth a visit. There are unique things to do and places to visit at this beautiful destination.
Wanpingkou Seabeach Scenic Spot
Wanping Kou is a picturesque beach in Rizhao. The beach was the docking spot for merchant ships in ancient days. Today, the 'Sun worshipping ceremony' is held annually on the beach. The area also provides outdoor activities like volleyball, fishing, sunbathing and yachting as well. Various competitions like sailing events are held at this beach that attracts thousands of visitors.
Address: No.398, Haiqu East Road, Rizhao, China.
Rizhao Ocean Park
The Rizhao Ocean Park is a top visited tourist attraction and comprises the Sunshine Aquarium, Four Season Flower and Bird Park, Bird Theater, Waterfowl World, Children's Kingdom, and many others. With over 60% water, the Sunshine Aquarium is covered by natural light and is home to more than 300 marine species like sea lions, seals, silver storms, and whales. Bird Park is home to different species of birds. It is a good place for family entertainment.
Address: No. 185, Bihai Road, Donggang District, Rizhao, China.
Jiuxian Mountain, a place with grand architecture, has preserved the architecture for eco-tourism, cultural tourism, and academic research. The beautiful landscapes, architecture and areas of interest like the Boot Stone, the Dragon pond and the Azalea Park are famous for their picturesque beauty that add fame to this place. This mountain is undoubtedly on the must-watch list of travellers.
Address: Resident of Songbai Town, Wulian County, Rizhao, China.
Wulian Mountain Range
Wulian Mountain Range is a scenic area in Rizhao's Wulian County. Well known for its Buddhism culture, 'Wulian Mountain' is the holy place of its followers who visit the ancient Buddhist temple of the Jin Dynasty. The major tourist attraction is a 3500-year-old ancient Ginkgo tree of 'Shang' and 'Zhou' Dynasties. The place is blessed with natural beauty and a spectacular unison of birds, striking peaks, impressive waterfalls, and caves that attract adventure enthusiasts.
Address: East of Wenhua Road, Wulian County, Rizhao, China.
Rizhao Seaside National Forest Park
Rizhao Seaside National Forest Park, formerly known as Dashayu Forest Farm, is situated in north Seaside Road, Rizhao, Shandong Province. It is a national-level forest park which is formed in 1992. The park comprises a Zoological Park, a shark aquarium, a fishing centre, etc., that acts as a perfect venue for relaxation.
Address: No. 201, Bihai Road, North of North Coastal Road, Rizhao, China.
Rizhao port plays a vital role in Rizhao's economy. The port has a museum showcasing the history of the city.
Address: Shandong Peninsula South, Donggang District, Rizhao, China.
Liujiawan Ganhai Park
A good place to spend a day with your family. One can enjoy fishing over here.
Address: Liujiawan, the middle section of South Coast Road, Rizhao, China.