a history of more than 2,000 years, Qinhuangdao is situated at
the eastern end of Hebei Province,
neighbouring Liaoning Province. Legend tells that Emperor Qinshihuang
stayed temporarily here for seeking immortality, hence the name.
The city is non-freezing port, and it mainly exports coal and
petroleum. Along the seacoast, it produces a large quantity of
aquatic products. Industries include machinery, bridge building,
glass and refractory material. Of interest to visitors are Shanhaiguan
Great Wall, Beidaihe Beach, and Meng Jiangnu Temple.
is a seaport city consisting of Shanhai guan, Beidaihe, seaport
district and Changli County. Shanhaiguan is a famous pass located
at a strategic spot of the Great Wall between mountains and sea.
It is renowned for its magnificent gatetower named No.l Pass under
Heaven. The well-known scenic spot Laolongtou is the starting
point of the Great Wall.