is a beautiful city located in the eastern part
of China Liaoning
Province, facing the Bohai Sea and the Yellow
Sea. Dalian enjoys an oceanic climate, cool in
summer, and warm in winter. The average annual
temperature is 10°C (50°F). The pleasant
climate, scenic mountains and beaches make Dalian
a popular tourist destination in China.
As early as 6000 years ago,
Dalian was originally settled by the Sushen people.
In 1371, the first Emperor of the Ming Dynasty,
Zhu Yuanzhang conquered the Port of Lüshun.
Dalian was renamed Qingni Wa, which is still the
name of a downtown section near the Dalian Railway
Dalian is rich in natural resources.
It has, for example, China's best quality diamonds,
sweetest apples and of China's most economically
dynamic cities and its total economic output ranks
the first among cities in the three northeastern
provinces, and its overall economic strength ranks
high among Chinese cities. It is also one of the
country's leading sports cities: Dalian is known
as "The City of Soccer", and "Home
of Athletics ", and "Home of Swimming".
By the year 2020, Dalian will have become Northeast
Following Shanghai, Dalian is the second city
to make becoming an international shipping center
a key urban development goal. Dalian is also striving
to become Northeast Asia's financial, commercial,
trade, and information center.
There is a 42-kilometer Binhai Road
winding along the coastline, running downtown
from northeast to southwest. This coastal area
is a paradise for beach vacationers. The famous
scenic spots of Bangchuidao Scenic Area, Tiger
Beach Scenic Area, Jinshitan (Golden Pebble Beach)
Scenic Area and Xinghai Square are scattered around
this region. In addition to the stunning cliffs
and scenic parks, numerous places along the coastline
are good for beach resort visitors and water sports
lovers. On 5th June, 2001, Dalian was awarded
one of the "World's 500 Best Environment
Cities". It is the only city in China so
honored, and one of only two cities in Asia.
China Great Travel offers customized
Dalian tours which including private Dalian tour
packages and group big bus day trips. The following
tours are for your reference. There are many other
tour attractions you can choose. We are always
ready to tailor make a private and personal Dalian
tour package for you which can have more tourist
destinations included: Beijing, Shenyang, Harbin,
Shanghai, Qingdao, Jinan, Tianjin, or Yangtse
River. Just send us an email to get our travel
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