Yantai Travel Tips
When to Go
Because of the continental monsoon climate, Yantai is neither too cold in winter nor too hot in summer. With an annual average temperature of 11.8C (53.24F), it has agreeable weather with four distinct seasons. Thus, excluding the winter period (Nov. - the next Jan.), April to October is the best time to go. It's believed that the fine weather and good atmosphere will increase the enjoyment of your tour.
Area: 13,746 square kilometers (about 5,307square miles)
Position: in the center of the Shandong Peninsula, the northeast of China
Nationalities: Han and 47 other ethnic minorities, including Chaoxian, Zhuang, Man, Wa, Miao, Tujia and Mongolian.
Zip Code: 264000
Area Code: 0535
Administrative Division: The city includes four districts - Zhifu, Fushan, Mouping and Laishan, and Changdao County, and administers seven county-level cities - Penglai, Laiyang, Haiyang and Longkou, Laizhou, Zhaoyuan and Qixia. Of these, Zhifu is the central district.
Tourist Complaints: 0535- 6270842
Zhifu Post Office: No.1 Huanhai Road, Zhifu District
Bus route: No.2, 10, 15, 42, 44, 56
Laishan Post Office: In the Laishan Airport, Laishan District
Fushan Post Office: No.173 Yong'an Street, Fushan District
Mouping Post Office: No.610 Shizheng Street, Mouping District
Here are the addresses of the main branch post offices of Zhifu District:
South Avenue Branch: No.8 Yudong Road, Zhifu District
Bus route: No.1, 2, 5, 10, 21, 22, 43, 44, 45, 46
Jiefang Branch: No.3 Jiefang Road, Zhifu District
Bus route: No.2, 3, 6, 49, 53
Erma Branch: No.22 Erma Road, Zhifu District
Bus route: No.1, 3, 5, 10, 18. 50, 53
Shanxia Branch: No.28 Haian Road, Zhifu District
Bus route: 3, 6, 10, 17, 43, 46
Toilet Facilities: Public toilets can be found very easily, the charge being CNY0.2 or 0.3 per person.
In Yantai, there are many branches of the Bank of China, making it very convenient to exchange foreign currency. Hereunder is the information on some branches.
Wenhua Branch: The Wenhua Road, Zhifu District
Beima Branch: No.135 Beima Road, Zhifu District
Yuhuangding Branch: No.99 South Avenue, Zhifu District
South Avenue Branch: No.133 South Avenue, Zhifu District
Laishan Branch: No.139 Yingchun Street, Laishan District
Bus route: Bus No.5, 50 and Laishan No.1, Laishan No.3
There are quite a few hospitals in Yantai. Hereunder are the two most recommended by the local people.
Yantai Yuhuangding Hospital
Built in 1890, this is the largest general medical care center in that city.
Location: No.20 Yudong Road, Zhifu District
The facilities in this hospital are advanced, and its most famous department is the Orthopedic Department.
Location: No.91 Jiefang Road, Zhifu District
Xinhua Book Store
West Avenue Branch: No.156 West Avenue, Zhifu District
Beima Branch: No.131 Beima Road, Zhifu District
Foreign Language Book Store: The Beima Road, Zhifu District
Internet bars can be found in the streets and lanes in Yantai. The following two internet bars are located in the prosperous South Avenue of the city. So, you can find them very easily.
Green Apple Internet Bar: Opposite the Hualian Commercial Building (No.261 South Avenue, Zhifu District)
Dingsheng Internet Bar: On the fourth floor of the South Avenue Shopping City, Zhifu District
Bus route: No.10, 21, 22, 42, 43, 44 pass by the South Avenue Shopping Center
This is a key comprehensive university, and was built in 1984.
Location: No.32 Qingquan Road, Laishan District
Built in 1958, it was originally called Yantai Normal College. In 2006 its name was changed to Ludong University.
Location: No.186 Hongqi Road (Middle), Zhifu District
Shandong Institute of Business and Technology
This was built in 1985 and once named China Coal Economic College.
Location: No.191 Binhai Road (Middle), Laishan District
If yes, you can take airport shuttle bus line 3 and get off at Jiashike Bus Stop. Then transfer to bus no.566 to the college.