Early summer is The perfect holiday season for sea breeze and seafood. There are many well-known seaside towns at home and abroad, which are characterized by sunshine, beach and sea. Today, let’s take a look at the 10 most beautiful seaside towns in China.
Shitang Town-Oriental Cape of Good Hope
Stone houses, stone streets, stone alleys, stone steps, and stone houses in Shitang are unique and it thus got the name of “the Notre Dame de Paris in the East”. Shitang Town is a famous fishing town in Zhejiang Province and the whole country. It has a national first-class fishing port – Shitang Fishing Port. The first dawn of the new millennium in 2000 first came to Wenling Shitang in mainland China.
Beihai is an important starting port for the ancient “Maritime Silk Road” and a national historical and cultural city. It is the only city in western China that has both deep-water ports, 24-hours airports, high-speed railways and highways.
Beidaihe Area is a famous tourist resort in China and abroad. It has three main ecosystems: ocean, forest and wetland. At the same time, it is one of the four largest villa districts in China, the largest recuperation and rehabilitation center in China and the conference training center. Beidaihe is one of the world’s most famous bird-watching destinations. It has discovered 451 species of birds and is known as the “Mega of bird watching”.
Dongyi Town consists of four islands, namely the fishery culture theme island, the folk culture experience island, the exotic cultural customs island and the leisure and sightseeing island. The town highlights the theme of Dongyi culture and marine culture. It is a seaside town in China, which is the closest to the sea and integrates folk experience and leisure sightseeing.
Yongning Town is located in Shishi City, southeast coast of Fujian Province. It is a famous coastal hometown of overseas Chinese. Yongning Town is an ancient acropolis with a history of more than 600 years. The Fanzi Tower is beautiful scenery of this seaside town.
Haitangwan Town is located in the eastern part of Sanya City, Hainan Province, and has the Nantian Hot Spring, which knowns as “The First Hot Spring of China”. Haitang Bay is adjacent to Yalong Bay, Dadong Bay, Sanya Bay and Yazhou Bay.
Located in Sanya City, Hainan Province, Yacheng Town has been the seat of the government of the successive states, military rule and the Republic of China. Yazhou Bay in the territory and Yalong Bay, Dadonghai, Sanya Bay and Haitang Bay in Sanya City are also called “Five Famous Bays in Sanya”.
It is a well-known “China’s Cape of Good Hope” at home and abroad. It is the place where China’s largest swan winter habitat locates in- the location of Swan Lake. It is also the earliest place to see the sunrise on the motherland’s coastline and is the closest place in mainland China to the mainland of China
Taoluo Town is located in Rizhao City, Shandong Province. It is the hometown of Ding Zhaozhong, the world famous physicist Nobel Prize winner.
Shipu Town is one of the famous historical and cultural towns in China and one of the six major fishing ports in China.
Apart from its own fantastic and unforgettable scenery, these seaside towns also have their own unique customs and culture. Especially, the unique architectures dotting these seaside towns bear watching.