Translating to ‘Temple of the Queen of Heaven’, the Tianhou Temple in Qingdao dates back to 1467 and offers visitors a fascinating insight into the city’s rich religious and cultural heritage. Constructed during the Ming Dynasty, this ancient structure features sixteen buildings with a variety of carvings and paintings and has a tiled opera tower as well. The temple is also home to a museum which showcases a wide range of folk art including calligraphies, bead-weaving and paintings. A centrally located Qingdao hotel from which to explore this historic city Copthorne Hotel Qingdao is ideal for business and leisure travellers alike. This deluxe hotel in Qingdao offers luxury accommodation which comes with modern comforts and conveniences.