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Eight Passes Villas Scenic Area in Qingdao

2013-03-26 13:33     Web Editor: Wang YuXia comment

Eight Passes Villas, also called Badaguan Scenic Area is a famous picturesque sanitarium area located in the east of Qingdao City, Shandong Province. "Eight passes" indicates eight avenues that were named after eight famous strategic passes in China. After years, two more avenues were built in the area and there are now actually ten avenues in total. However, its name still remains the same.

Luxuriant trees growing along each avenue provide a pleasant shade for tourists. Moreover, there is a vast array of different flowers, which form a quiet, clean and beautiful environment all year-round. As each avenue has various flowers and trees planted, there are always flowers blooming all year round in Eight Passes Villas, gives this area another beautiful name, Hua Jie, means a flowery street.

Besides famous for its beautiful natural sceneries, Eight Passes Villas Scenic Area is also popular due to various foreign-styled buildings. In the history, Qingdao was once been conquered during war times. Eight Passes Villas was just where people from more than twenty foreign countries lived. Russia, Britain, France, Germany, the United States of America, Denmark, Greece, Spain, Switzerland, Japan and etc, people from these countries constructed buildings in each of their unique national styles in 1900s.

Qingdao City is located in the temperate monsoon climate region, weather is mild. Best season for holidaymakers to enjoy a pleasant vacation in Eight Passes Villas scenic Area is May to September, there tourists could lie on the beach and appreciate beautiful architecture at the same time. Walking alone the beach, sand is silvery and soft, gentle breeze flowing on the faces softly.

Scattered among the coastal flora and fauna, the scenic area is sometimes called "little Switzerland." due to its clean, peaceful and beautiful environment. In addition, Eight Passes Villas is admired as "China's World Architecture Museum". Famous for plenty of exotic architecture style and picturesque natural scenery, Eight Passes Villas is a perfect place to recuperate or simply, to enjoy a pleasant vacation.

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