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Pedestrian streets enliven Qingdao's nightlife

(chinadaily.com.cn) | 2021-07-05

Pedestrian streets in the eastern coastal city of Qingdao, Shandong province bustle with activity as night falls.

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People participate in a chorus to celebrate the centenary of the Communist Party of China on Taidong Pedestrian Street in Qingdao. [Photo/qingdaonews.com]

Qingdao has launched a slew of measures to revamp and modernize local pedestrian streets as part of its efforts to spur consumer spending and investment in urban infrastructure and shore up economic growth.

The city has focused on improving transport networks, facilities and equipment, and greening projects along pedestrian streets in an effort to make the streets more popular, distinctive, and cultural.

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A performance is staged in Jimo Ancient Town in Qingdao during a night festival. [Photo/qingdaonews.com]

An array of activities, from food tasting to live concerts, has been launched to entertain customers, foster new models of business, and improve the shopping experience.

Qingdao has also launched a number of night markets with a variety of themes, and invited artists and musicians to liven up pedestrian streets.

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An aerial view of a scenic spot in Qingdao at night [Photo/qingdaonews.com]

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An artist paints a pedestrian street in Qingdao. [Photo/qingdaonews.com]