The following is a list of sites in Jinan. It contains sites of natural, cultural, economic, political, or historical significance in the City of Jinan, Shandong, China. The geographical area covered by this list includes not only the urban area of Jinan proper but all counties (including the county-level city of Zhangqiu) and districts that are under the administration of Jinan City.
The most renowned springs in Jinan are included in the list of the "seventy-two famous springs" (Chinese : 七 十 二 名 泉 ; pinyin : Qī shí èr Míng Quán ). This list has been kept and updated since the times of the Jin, Ming, and Qing dynasties. The following sites are on the current list (Chinese : 新 七 十 二 名 泉 ; pinyin : Xīn Qī shí èr Míng Quán ) of the 72 famous springs:
Not included in the "Seventy-two famous springs":
The "Nine Solitary Hills" (Chinese : 九 座孤 山 ; pinyin : Jiŭ Zuò gū Shān ) are a group of small solitary hills in the Yellow River valley within and to the north of Jinan City known for their scenic beauty:
Historically, eight sceneries in Jinan have been renowned for their beauty; they are known as the "Eight Sceneries of Jinan" (Chinese : 济 南 八 景 ; pinyin : Jì nán Bā Jǐng ). The eight sceneries are defined not only by location, but also other factors such as season and weather:
Jinan, alternately romanized as Tsinan, is the capital of Shandong province in Eastern China. The area of present-day Jinan has played an important role in the history of the region from the earliest beginnings of civilization and has evolved into a major national administrative, economic, and transportation hub. The city has held sub-provincial administrative status since 1994. Jinan is often called the "Spring City" for its famous 72 artesian springs. Its population was 6.8 million at the 2010 census.
Shandong University is a public comprehensive university in Shandong, China. It is one of the largest universities in China by student population and is supported directly by the national government.
Laiwu was a prefecture-level city in central Shandong Province, China. Bordered the provincial capital of Jinan to the north, Zibo to the east and Tai'an to the southwest, it was the smallest prefecture-level city in the province. It had a population of 1,298,529 at the 2010 census, and became part of Jinan in 2019.
Zhangqiu is one of 10 urban districts of the prefecture-level city of Jinan, the capital of Shandong Province, East China. The district has an area of 1721.29 square kilometers, 20 towns, 908 villages and the permanent resident population was 1,064,210 as of 2010 even though its built-up area is much smaller.
The Thousand Buddha Mountain is a hill located southeast of the city of Jinan, the capital of Shandong Province, China. It is renowned for its numerous Buddha images which have been carved out of the hill's rock faces or free-standing structures erect since the times of the Sui Dynasty (581-618) and its Xingguochan Temple.
Jinan Yaoqiang International Airport is the airport serving Jinan, the capital of Shandong Province, China. The airport is located approximately 33 kilometres (21 mi) northeast of the city center and immediately to the north of the town of Yaoqiang (遥墙镇) after which the airport is named. By road, the airport is connected to the Jinan Ring (济南绕城高速公路), Beijing–Shanghai, and Qingdao–Yinchuan Expressways.
The Tomb of the Jibei King is a tomb from the time of the Western Han Dynasty in Changqing District of Jinan, Shandong Province, China. It is also known as the Han Dynasty Tomb of Shuangru Mountain. The tomb is thought to have been the burial site of Liu Kuan, the last king of Jibei who ruled from 97–85BC during the time of the Emperor Wu of Han of the Western Han Dynasty. The tomb was a major archaeological find since it had been untouched by grave robbers. Its discovery was ranked among the top ten Chinese archaeological finds of 1996 by Chinese National Office for Cultural Artefacts.
The Baotu Spring is a culturally significant artesian karst spring located in the city of Jinan, Shandong, China. It is mentioned in the Spring and Autumn Annals, one of the Five Classics of Chinese literature, and was declared the "Number One Spring under the Heaven" by the Qianlong Emperor in the Qing dynasty.
Hua Hill (Shandong) is a solitary cone-shaped hill in the lower Yellow River valley, located at the northeastern edge of the city of Jinan, Shandong Province, China. The hill is known for its cultural and historical significance as well as for its natural environment. It has been an inspiration for Chinese artists for many centuries and was the site of the Battle of An, a major battle fought during the Spring and Autumn period.
The Baimai Springs are a group of artesian karst springs located in Mingshui Subdistrict, Zhangqiu District, Jinan, Shandong Province, China about 25 kilometres west from the city centre of Jinan. The site of the springs is renowned for its natural beauty and as the one-time residence of the female Song Dynasty poet Li Qingzhao.
The Black Tiger Spring (Chinese: 黑虎泉; pinyin: Hēi Hǔ Quán) is a culturally significant artesian karst spring located in the city of Jinan, Shandong Province, China. The spring is ranked as the second most significant among the 72 named springs in Jinan. The water of spring stems from moderately-deep circulation and emerges from a water-filled limestone cave in a steep cliff. From the mouth of the cave, the water is funneled to flow out of the mouths of three ornamental stone-carved tiger heads into a square-shaped spring pool. From there it runs into the old city moat, next to which the spring is located. According to the tradition, there was a black rock lying in front of the cave in ancient time. The name of the spring is said to be derived from the shape and color of the rock, which resembled a black tiger, and the sound of the water gushing past the rock being reminiscent of the roar of a tiger. The ancient layout of the spring is described in a poem by the Ming Dynasty poet, Yan Bizeng.
The Pearl Spring is a culturally significant artesian karst spring located in the city of Jinan, Shandong Province, China. The Pearl Spring is located on the bottom of in a square spring pool that is surrounded by a stone fence on all sides. The water flows off through a canal into the Daming Lake. The spring was incorporated into the garden of a governor in the year 1466 and the provincial government continued to reside in vicinity of the spring until the 19th century . The name of the spring is said to be related to the bubbles forming in the spring.
The Five Dragon Pool is a culturally significant pond fed by artesian karst springs in the city of Jinan, Shandong Province, China. It is one of the best known springs among the 72 famous springs of Jinan.
The Jinan Great Southern Mosque is the oldest mosque in the city of Jinan, Shandong Province, China. It was established during the Yuan dynasty. Most of the present structures were erected during the Ming dynasty. The basic layout of the mosque is that of a Chinese temple into which the elements needed for its function as a mosque have been integrated.
The Jinan Public Trolleybus System serves the city of Jinan, in the province of Shandong, China. Opened in 1977, the system is operated by the Jinan Public Transport Corporation, and presently consists of four lines.
CRRC Shandong Co. Ltd. , formerly also known as JRVEC, is a railway rolling stock factory located in Jinan, Shandong, China, established in 1910 as a workshop of the Jinpu Railway.
Jinan Foreign Language School is a foreign language school located in Jinan, China, and is divided into three branches/levels: the junior, senior, and primary branches. The school is the only one of its kind officially registered with the State Education Ministry of Shandong Province. It is also the school which sends the largest number of admitted-by-recommendation students toward Chinese priority colleges and universities among all Chinese high schools. In a 2016 ranking of Chinese high schools that send students to study in American universities, Jinan Foreign Language School ranked number 42 in mainland China in terms of the number of students entering top American universities.
The Major historical and cultural sites protected by Shandong Province are recognized on a list compiled by the Office for Cultural Heritage of Shandong Province. The sites on the list are determined by the provincial government and announced by the State Council of the People's Republic of China.
Joyoung Co., Ltd. is a Chinese manufacturer of home-use soybean milk machines, headquartered in Jinan, Shandong. The business was incorporated in 1994. As of 2009 it was China's largest soybean milk machine company. The company saw an increase in business after a tainted milk scandal in 2008. In May of that year it was listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange.
Dongshankou is an area in the Yuexiu District of Guangzhou, Guangdong province, People's Republic of China. The name "Dongshan" can trace back to Ming Dynasty. An eunuch named Wei Juan, who was an officer in Guangzhou in years of Chenghua of Ming Dynasty, built a temple on a small hill in the east side of Guangzhou city to boast himself. Guangzhou people at that time often called the main small hill as "Shan" and called the hummocks around it as "Gang", so they named the temple "Dongshan Temple". After that, the surrounding area is called Dongshan.