With beautiful scenery, there are many places of interest.
As a coastal city, Qingdao is known as "Oriental Switzerland" with European characteristics. Weihai is the first city in China to win the "UN Habitat Scroll of Honor Award", which is also awarded to Rizhao.
The world-class cultural heritages, such as Mount Tai, the Mansion, Temple and Cemetery of Confucius in Qufu, Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal, and the Great Wall of Qi enjoy great fame both at home and abroad.
As one of the four traditional Chinese cuisines, Shandong cuisine is well-known at home and abroad for the braised sea cucumber with scallion, braised chicken, Dezhou style, and fried carp with sweet and sour sauce, etc. Now the "Confucian cuisine" has officially applied to join the world intangible cultural heritage.
It is the province with the most museums in the country, with more than 2000 public libraries, art galleries, and cultural centers.
Various delicious fruits are planted here, such as Yantai apple, Laiyang pear, Zhanhua winter jujube, and Feicheng peach, which enjoy a good reputation, too.
Shandong, an increasingly international province.
It owns Westin, Sheraton, Shangri-La and other international hotels.
Walmart, Metro, IKEA and other international chain supermarkets have settled in Shandong.
It also has Jinan Thomas School, Weihai Zhongshi Foreingn School and other international schools.
There are international hospitals such as United Family Healthcare.
Shandong also has many international banks, such as MUFG, Mizuho Bank, CitiBank, Deutsche Bank, ANZ Bank, Standard Chartered Bank, and HSBC, which are all over the province to provide convenient international services for foreigners from all countries.