International Beer Town
Chinese name: 国际啤酒城 (Guoji Pijiu Cheng)
Location: No.195 Eastern Hong Kong Road, Laoshan District, Qingdao City, Shandong Province.
Opening time: 10:00-22:00 (only opening during Qingdao International Beer festival.)
- Daytime ticket from 10:00 to 15:00: CNY10;
- Night ticket from 15:00 to 22:00: CNy20.
How to get to international Beer Town:
- take buses No.104, 301, 304, 312, 313, 321, 362 and get off at the station of Pi Jiu Cheng (啤酒城);
- take special shuttle bus during Qingdao International Beer Festival.
Introduction to Qingdao International Beer Festival
Initiated in 1991, the Qingdao International Beer Festival annually opens from the second weekend of every August, and lasts for 16 days. It is a large scale celebration of tourism, culture, sports, economy and trade. Conducted for over 20 years, the International Beer Festival has been developed to a symbol of Qingdao City with completed infrastructural facilities and considerable popularity and influence. Consisting of opening and closing ceremonies, beer enjoyment, evening party, parade, beer drinking competition, tourism, economy and trade exhibition, and other various recreational activities, the International Beer Festival of Qingdao is the largest beer party in Asia, attracting beer manufacturers domestic and from dozens of foreign countries and regions, as well as millions of visitors every year.
Introduction to International Beer Town
Being the celebration site for the famed Qingdao International Beer Festival, the International Beer Town is a high scale amusement park themed at beer culture and amusements located in the golden region of the city, facing the Shilaoren Sea Beach in the front and adjacent to Qingdao International Convention Center in the left. A remarkable place especially during the International Beer Festival, the International Beer Town of Qingdao covers 35 hectares and is divided into two sections, the southern zone for recreations and northern zone for mixed-use district within a completed large-scale themed park.
Stepping in the International Beer Town, it is the symbolic tall and big sculpture- a large goblet with the pattern of a world map erecting in the center of the round pool, and beer foams overflow endlessly from the goblet. Behind the pool is a half-moon-shaped stone wall inscribed the Chinese of International Beer Festival. All of the illuminations, fountain and spouts create a just gorgeous image in particular in the evening.
On the spacious lawn of the square, there equipped with an open air stage and thousands of seats. In the southern side of the Beer Hall are two peculiar-shaped buildings, serving rich cate, beer drinking competition, fashion show, and colorful entertainments during the beer festival. In the chief hall, a minitype beer production line is set, from which visitors can not only taste fresh made draft beer but also watch the overall production process of beer. In the northern garden of the International Beer Town, there are planted famous flowers and trees dotted with sculptures; while in the eastern and western sides is the bustling beer exhibition area with celebrated beer brands and gourmet food.
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