Qingdao attracts many tourists due to its seaside setting and excellent weather. Parks, beaches, sculpture and some unique architecture line the shore. For more information head over to the Qingdao Information Center for International Visitors located on XiangGang Zhong Lu. Qingdao's major attractions include: Zhan Qiao (Pier), Ba Da Guan (Eight Great Passes), the older area of town with some surviving German and Japanese architecture. May Fourth Square Coastal plaza with the Wind of May sculpture, Lu Xun Park, named after Lu Xun, a famous modern Chinese writer and critic, who lived and taught in 1930s. The uniqueness of the city consists in its architecture and an attractive urban landscape. With its wealth of natural and human resources, its year-round schedule of tourist festivals and events, coupled with many tourist facilities and an extensive transportation network.