Jinan – The City Of Springs

You are exactly in the right place if you are planning to go on a trip to Jinan and searching for information about the city. It’s the capital of the province of Shandong in East China and is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful cities you will find in the vast country. I had visited this city once and in this article, I am going to share with you my experience of the place. It is now a vital transportation, economic and administrative center. This city is also known as The City of Springs for it has 72 famous springs throughout its complete extent. Let’s have a look at other attractions of the city.

  • Spring City Square

This is a square in Central Jinan which consists of many places of interest like Baotu spring square, Sofitel Spring Plaza, Garden of four seasons, a gallery of culture, Fountain of Lotus Musical and Technology Centre which attract a lot of tourists.

  • Daming Lake

This is the largest like in the city of Jinan which means “Lake of the Great Splendour“. It is one of the city’s main natural and cultural landmarks. A number of islands are located here and the skyline looks exceptionally beautiful when seen from here.

 

  • Jinan Olympic Sports Centre

If you are interested in sports, then this place is a must visit for you. It is an important sports venue in Jinan which is home to the National Games of China. It is called “Xiliu” or “West Willow” as it looks like willow leaves from outside. As I am an avid sports lover, I had visited this place and I liked it very much.

  • Baotu Spring

It is a significant Artesian Karst Spring of the city which is also said to be mentioned in one of the five classics of Chinese Literature. It is also the site of an annual lantern festival that takes place every year on the Chinese New Year. Hence that becomes the perfect time to visit if you want to experience this festival on your own.