A location etched with history and burning beauty, the May Fourth Square marks one of the most significant locations in all of China. It is symbolized by a large red monument and sits on the very heart of China’s thriving business district. This public square is bordered by greatness in all four sides. The May 4th square is composed of the Central Square, the Shizhengting Square and the Coastal Park. In addition to its modern good looks, the location boasts enormous historical significance as well for it was named after the great May 4th movement that started in Qingdao. Something about the location still echoes the vibes of the great May 4th movement.
The Squares symbolic structure is the massive Wuyeue Feng which means ‘May Wind’ or the ‘Winds of May’. The May Wind is a beautifully architected sculpture that stands near the sea side. It is painted a shade of red which signifies prosperity and good fortune in Chinese beliefs. The ornament stands as a promising mark of Qingdaos good future and adds the main essence of beauty to this famous public square. Seated atop ever green grass, the location has earned its name as a place of tranquillity. In any day with nice weather you will see plenty of couples and families sitting back and relaxing and young children flying kites. At night, the Winds of May have a whole different beauty. Illuminated completely, the monument almost looks magical with all those lights. There is also another famous fountain located in the square. Sprouting water from 81 different holes, the resultant dance with water is truly a spectacular one.
With the sea on your side and such blissful beauty all around you, it really comes as no surprise that the May 4th square happens to be one of the most popular hang-out spots among both locals and tourists alike. After busy day exploring this rich city of China, the May 4th square will make the perfect place for some quiet relaxation. After that you know the Millennium & Copthorne Hotels China will be waiting for you. When you come home to the finest of the Greater China hotels you can be assured the best treatment in all the hotels in China.