The city of Qingdao lies in the east of Shandong Province. It is famous for its blue sea and beautiful beaches.
Qingdao is a wonderful place for summer holidays. Tens of thousands of people from all parts of the country and all corners of the world come to visit the city every summer. They walk along the beaches, go swimming in the sea or do some shopping in the stores or on the markets.
They can seethe fine views of the city. Especially attractive are the building groups of the Eastern-and-Western-style mixed houses and villas. Great changes have taken place in Qingdao in the recent years. It has played an important part in the development of the foreign trade of our country. Its port is busy. Ships and vessels from all countries come and go every day.
It has become an international port city.