Park in Yantai

Yantai Hill Park

This quaint park of stone paths, leafy gardens and ocean vistas is also a museum of Western treaty port architecture. Wolf-dung fires burned continuously along the smoke terrace above, beginning in the...

Museum in Yantai

Yantai Folk Custom Museum

It's really the architecture that's the big draw at this museum, housed in an amazing guild hall built between 1884 and 1906 by arrivals from Fujian (福建, Fújiàn). In the centre of the courtyard is a spectacularly...

Museum in Yantai

Yantai Museum

The sparkling museum traces the historical development of the Jiaodong peninsula, where Yantai currently stands, from the prehistoric age and successive kingdoms to the present day. There’s a display on the...

Beach in Yantai

Laishan Beach

This vast expanse of golden sand in the developing district 11km east of the old town attracts clam diggers and sunbathers alike. Get off at the Huanghai City Flower Garden (黄海城市花园) stop.

Beach in Yantai

No 2 Beach

About 3km east of the old town, No 2 Beach is rocky in parts but surrounded by lively tide pools.

Beach in Yantai

No 1 Beach

One of Yantai's two main beaches, No 1 Beach is a long stretch of soft sand in a calm bay.

Museum in Yantai

Changyu Wine Culture Museum

The Changyu Wine Culture Museum introduces the history of China’s oldest and largest Western-style winery, which produces grape wines as well as brandy and a Chinese ‘health liquor’. Cheong Fatt-Tze, dubbed...

Theatre in Yantai

Yantai Grand Theatre

The city's showpiece theatre has a multi-level square in front of it that is hugely popular with the locals come evening; impromptu singing performances strike out among the badminton players and scooter-racing...