Jinan is the capital of the province Shandong, in the east of China. By highspeed train you can reach Beijing in the north in 1,5 hours and Shanghai in the south in 3,5 hours. Shandong province is also well connected with the neighbouring countries South-Korea and Japan.
Jinan is also known as the city of springs. It has more than 100 natural water springs, which also make Jinan a major tourist attraction in China.