Located in the Liaodong Peninsula and facing the Huanghai River, Golden Pebble Beach (Jinshitan) is about 50 kilometers away from the northeast of Dalian City. It comprises two peninsulas with a spacious beach in-between, with a land area of 62 square kilometers and a water surface of 58 square kilometers. Encircled by sea all around, the beach enjoys a coastline of 30 kilometers.
The region has an oceanic monsoon climate, with mild temperature and distinct four seasons. Environment here is among the best throughout the country. Fresh air, clean sea water and spacious beach that extended four kilometers along the coastline attract tourists, especially swimmers, from home and abroad every year. It is also the location of the marine sports center where various trainings are carried out.
Some of the other attractions include the kung fu museum, and Kingdom of Discovery, Dalian's small theme park. There are a lot of beach-side shops and stalls near the area, which would shut down during bad weather, so it's best to see the weather forecast before venturing out. The best way to get to there from downtown is to take the light rail. A single-journey trip takes about one hour. A tourist shuttle or taxi may be available to get from the Jinshitan light rail station to the beach.
Scenic Spot level: AAAAA
Opening Hours: 8:30 to 16:30
Ideal sightseeing season: May to October
Combo ticket for natural scenery: 180 yuan ($27.13)
Combo ticket for cultural museums: 240 yuan
Add：Jinshi Road, Jinzhou District, Dalian
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