The city of Dalian is a truly captivating metropolis with a lot to offer. One of the most significant attractions of the city is Xinghai Square, which is the biggest of its kind in the world.
The square was built in 1997 and the purpose of its construction was to celebrate the ‘return of Hong Kong’. Sculptures depicting a thousand footprints as well as one of a colossal open book facing the sea were placed as tributes to the city’s history.
In and Around the Square
In addition to the sculptures and features of the square, there are many things in the vicinity. You can find luxury car dealerships, an amusement park, and many Dalian hotel apartments if you’re looking for accommodation nearby such as Citadines Gugeng Dalian.
This is a ceremonial column that is a cultural staple in China, and Xhinghai Square has the tallest one in China. It was built to honour China’s enduring sovereignty over Hong Kong.
The International Beer Festival
One of the most famous events that take place at the square is the International Beer Festival which happens over a course of ten days from late-July to early-August. This is a massive celebration with smorgasbords of local food, all kinds of live performances, and a lot of beer.
Auburn Silver is a travel writer who has a passion for fashion and a deep interest in admiring new and exotic attractions around the world. Google+