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Travelogue 2010-09-07 Qingdao 2, Shandong Province

09-07-2010 15:59 BJT Special Report: Qingdao, City in Pulse |

Qingdao, an old port city situated on southern coast of Shandong, is a quaint and popular spot. It lies between mountain and sea, a well-chosen coastal port with clear deep waters and a comfortable climate.

For thirty-three years, up to 1949, Qingdao was a colony of Germany and Japan. Thus, Qingdao has a great deal of European architecture. This foreign architecture -a remnant of the colonial past- now beautifies this seaside city.

The red roofs, green trees, blue sea, and azure sky form a bright and colorful picture of Qingdao. The city is sometimes known as the Switzerland of the Orient.

Editor:James |Source: CNTV

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