Dalian travel guide

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You're Going to Love Dalian

Dalian is a major port located in the north of China. This city was a significant location during the Russo-Japanese war and you will see Russian and Japanese influences in the architecture of some of the old buildings.

You will find a port in the northern portion of the city and several beaches along the eastern and southern coastlines. Dalian is a modern city with lots of green spaces and is also known for its cherry blossoms.

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When to Visit Dalian

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It is best to plan your trip to Dalian during the spring or the fall. Winters can be cold and humid and summers tend to be hot. If you can stand warm temperatures, visit Dalian in late July to enjoy the beer festival.

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How to Get to Dalian

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Where to Stay in Dalian

The Hilton Dalian is a great option if you want to be near the port. The Dalian Guonxin Hotel is another good choice, located near Zhongshan Square.

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How to Get Around Dalian

The Cost of Living in Dalian

Shopping Streets

Head to the Qingniwan area if you want to find modern department stores or visit the Shengli Square Shopping Center. If you want to shop for souvenirs, spend an afternoon exploring the Tianjin Walking Street.

Groceries and Other

The Xi'an Lu area has a Walmart, Carrefour and Parkson locations. A pound of potatoes should cost ¥3.5 and a quart of milk should cost ¥10.

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Where to Eat in Dalian

Try Unome if you want a cozy atmosphere and some traditional food. The Riviera Restaurant is a fun experience if you want some Western cuisine and Wanbao is the best place for seafood. A meal at an affordable restaurant should cost ¥50 and eating at a seafood restaurant can cost ¥160 or more.

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