Rizhao City

Rizhao, a Prefecture-level city is located in the southeast of Shandong Province


Rizhao is a Prefecture-level city located in the southeast of Shandong Province. It is located in the mid of the Chinese mainland coast and lies west of the Yellow Sea off Korea and Japan. Famous for its beautiful environment, the United Nations identified it as one of the most liveable cities.
Rizhao is a harbour city in Shandong province, and it is economically developed. It is named because it is the first city to enjoy the sunshine. Along the gold coast from south to north, more than 60 km, are all the city’s main attractions. 

Rizhao is a city for relaxing because of its fresh air, wide streets and clean environment. Swimming and eating seafood will make you feel that life is so good here. There are a lot of tourists who come here all year round, especially in summer, to enjoy their holiday.

The National Forest Resort

Rizhao National Forest Park, a 4A Level Scenic spot, is located north of Rizhao city. It has three main attractions: the Forest, the Waterfront tourist area, and the Jiang Taigong Cultural District. The Forest consists of trees, including met sequoia, Thunberg, cedar, and locust. They form an essential part of the coastal shelterbelt in Rizhao City.

The Forest resort can be divided into sub-regions named Diecui and Linhai separately. Diecui sub-region is divided into seaside Chunxiao, quiet tree-lined, picking Park, and Cedar Park. Linhai sub-region is divided into a forest maze and a Mongolian-style garden.
The Waterfront tourist area, located in the coastal area of the park, includes Harmony Coast, Seafront flowers, Forest Park, Golden Beach, Jiang Taigong (a famous military strategist and politician in ancient China ) fishing centre and Seaside Zoo.

Ecological Park

The Ecological Park is located in the central region of the scenic area. It highlights the ecological and marine characteristics and integrates the concept of man in harmony with nature, set squares, green spaces, dining, shopping, parking, entertainment, and toiletries for one, is an essential symbol of Rizhao city, also an important window for the city to open to the outside world and attract investments.

Wulian Mountain Scenic Spot

There are large areas of forest vegetation and wildflowers. Among them, the most famous is the Wild Azaleas Nature Reserve. The rate of forest coverage reaches 70%. It is rich, brilliant, and magnificent. It is not only the largest wild medicine storeroom, and a wide variety of wildflowers, more than 4000 kinds. Its beautiful colour, variety, and wide area are rare.

Rizhao Olympic Water Sports Park, the Olympic Sailing Capital

Rizhao City, relying on the unique natural environment and water sports conditions has built the Olympic Water Park water sports base into an international standard of water sports training base, with all the water sports race facilities to meet domestic and international needs of major water sports events, and has been approved as “national water sports training base”, was the 2008 Olympic Games sailing designated training venues.

Recreational facilities and sites

Rizhao is a great place for enjoyment and joy: golf, spa, massage, pedicure, disco, bar, gym, swimming pool, steam room sweat. No matter what you want, Rizhao will make you feel satisfied. The exact address can be found on the map.
Since Rizhao is a coastal city, you can never miss the seafood here—varieties of seafood like clams, oysters, scallops, shrimp, crab, and abalone. There are also many kinds of exceptional food here, like a clam, Eight bowls(eight bowels of very delicious food, usually used for serving guests), Juxian roast whole lamb, Huangjia barbecue, traditional Chinese pancakes, Bacon pie, Huoguo (you might already know). In summer, you can enjoy a barbecue along the seaside or street food, which is very special, delicious, and cheap.

Wan Pingkou Spot is located in Rizhao, a beautiful coastal city in Shandong Province. There is a saying among Chinese tourists that people who want to travel must go to Rizhao, and people who come to Rizhao must go to Wan Pingkou Spot. It was named in the Implication that “Ten thousand ships safe entry”. Wanpingkou Landscapes is an emerging tourist destination on Rizhao’s golden coastline. It is located in the new city area, its coastline is 5kms long and covers an area of 760 square meters. The annual average temperature here is 12.6 degrees Celsius which means warmer in winter and cooler in summer.
Wan Pingkou Scenic Spot enjoys a strategic location and convenient transport facilities. North by Rizhao National Forest Park and Shan Haitian Tourist Resort, west of Botanical Garden and Cherry Park in Rizhao’s new urban area, south of Rizhao Port and scenic lighthouse. The coastal areas offer a variety of recreational facilities for tourists to play in, and there are many distinctive seafood restaurants and souvenir stalls.
The Lagoon in Wan Pingkou scenic area is a natural haven where ancient merchant ships are moored. The name Wan Pingkou was given in the Implication of “ten thousand ships arrive safely in the port” and symbolizes that everything will be safe and well.
There are many entertainment activities here in the Wan Pingkou, including swimming, beach baths, sea surf, sea flying umbrellas, and beach bikes.
It has the most significant natural lagoon in the north of the Yangtze. A vast lake and slow and steady wind make it an ideal entertainment venue. Many sailing competitions and other activities have been hosted here. A European-level World Sailing Championship was organized here in 2005. Hundreds of acres of green scenery of pine forests cover more than 300 acres of botanical gardens. The park here focuses on ecology and marine, adhering to the harmonious coexistence between man and nature and catering to seaside entertainment requirements.
It has an ecological Plaza and Sun Plaza for pleasure. And series of buildings with a host of features are consistent with landscape architecture, such as wood channels, gallery flower racks, ecotype tea houses and fast-food restaurants.

Climatic Conditions

Rizhao is located in the northern hemisphere. It’s north of the equator. The summer begins at the end of June and ends in September. The months of summer are June, July, August, and September. The best travel times are June, July, August, and September. The warm temperate and semi-humid monsoon climate, which means warmer in winter and cooler in summer, makes Rizhao a suitable place to live. In winter, there is less rainfall in Rizhao than in summer. The average temperature in Rizhao is 13.8 °C | 56.8 °F. January has the lowest average temperature of the year. It is 0.9 °C | 33.5 °F.

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