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Qingdao Bathing Beach 2

Qingdao Number Two Bathing Beach

6 ShanHaiGuan Road
Telephone: +86 (532) 114
ShiNan District > TaiPing Bay Area
Qingdao, Shandong Province.  China
第二海水浴场, 山海关路, 中国山东省青岛市市南区

Hours: 24
Admission: 2 RMB

Notes:
Number Two Bathing Beach, tucked away in beautiful Badaguan (bā dà guān: 八大关), occupies a small cove along the Qingdao Seaside Sightseeing Pathway.  This scenic area was popular with political figures such as Chairman Mao and other central government officials.  Huashi Villa (Huā shí lóu: 花石楼) and ZhongShan Park (zhōng shān gōng yuán: 中山公园) are with in walking distance.  Qingdao Beach No. 2 (dì èr hǎi shuǐ yù chǎng: 青岛第二海水浴场) <èr yù hǎi biān: 青岛二浴海边>.

History:
Prior to Qingdao's liberation by CCP’s Peoples Liberation Army in 1949, Chiang Kai-shek had a residence near Beach Number Two.  In July 1957, long before the cultural revolution, Mao Zedong along with his wife Jiang Qing and two children visited Qingdao Bathing Beach Number Two.  During his frequent visits to Qingdao that year, Mao Zedong and his closest political advisers, along with with local provincial and municipal Party secretaries, discussed the future of the nation.

Closest Bus Stop:
Wu Sheng Guan: #26, #31, #202, #206, #214, #223, #228, #231, #304, #316, #317, #321, #501, #604, #801 (After getting off walk South 2-4 Blocks).