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Qingdao shows unique charm to Clipper Race sailors

( | 2024-03-28

Clipper Race sailors pay a visit to the Qingdao Beer Museum on March 25. [Photo/Dazhong News]

The 2023-24 Clipper Round the World Yacht Race arrived at the Qingdao stopover on March 22, and participants of the race embarked on a historical, cultural, and folk custom tour in Qingdao on March 25.

The sailors visited the Qingdao Beer Museum and the Dabaodao tourism and leisure block, where they gained in-depth insight into the city's history, culture, and unique charm.

The sailors learn about Qingdao's history, culture, and unique charm. [Photo/Dazhong News]

The Qingdao Beer Museum showcases the core values of the century-old Tsingtao Brewery, but also serves as a comprehensive museum showcasing historical evolution, cultural heritage, and craft innovation and offering beer tasting, entertainment, and shopping experiences.

As the leading professional beer museum in China, this internationally-renowned museum provided sailors with an excellent opportunity to delve into the Tsingtao Brewery. They also savored authentic beer produced in Qingdao and experienced the unique charm of the city's beer culture.

The Clipper Race sailors experience Qingdao's fascinating blend of history and culture after visiting the Dabaodao tourism and leisure block. [Photo/Dazhong News]

The Clipper Race sailors also visited historical areas on the Dabaodao tourism and leisure block, the site of Qingdao's first wharf, which has now transformed into a popular destination loved by locals and tourists alike. Here, they had the opportunity to experience the city's fascinating blend of history and culture.

This exciting cultural tour of Qingdao has helped promote Qingdao's maritime culture, beer culture, and history, thereby strengthening cultural exchange between Qingdao and the outside world.