Jinan travel guide
Known as the Spring City, Jinan is the capital of Shandong Province, and a national famous historical and cultural city. Located in the middle of Shandong with Mountain Taishan on the south and the Yellow River (Huanghe River) in the north, it enjoys the fame of the best springs under the sun. It is an important cradle of Chinese civilization and the birthplace of Longshan Culture, which is a world famous prehistoric culture. Various springs breaks forth from underground and converge into rivers and lakes with a daily flowing capacity of 100 cubic meters in normal years. In the area of springs gathering, it appears a beautiful and unique picture of spring following by every house and willow trees standing beside every door and lotuses on four sides, and willows on three ; mountains outside and a lake within, and forms a special cityscape consisting mountain, spring, lake, river and city. Spring is the essence and soul of Jinan, Jinan spring has a long history. As early as 2600 years ago, Spring and Autumn. The 18th Year of Huangong recorded that Huangong (Duke Huan) met Qihou (Marquis of Qi) at Luo. Here the Luo refers to the Baotu Spring. The seven... More information about Jinan »
Top Attractions in Jinan
Jinan is known as a city of springs and amongst the 72 surrounding springs, Baotu Spring is the crown. Located in the city center, the spring is not only a symbol of the city but also a top distinctive cultural scenic spot. The park built surrounding it includes an art gallery, operatic shows and colorful markets.
One of the three largest tourist attractions in Jinan, Daming Lake is located in the city centre and just borders Thousand Buddha Mountain and Baotu Spring. Formed out of the several springs, it has a series of small, man-made islands in the middle providing with stunning garden scenery.
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