Dalian's location is incredible. On a peninsula almost completely surrounded by water yet still part of Beijing's Bohai Economic Rim meaning Dalian has plenty of investment, is of considerable size and influence for the future of China.
As a result, Dalian's job prospects are excellent. With plenty of opportunities for foreign employees in a range of fields in an incredible city.
In the past Dalian has been ruled by a number of countries because of it's excellent location. Being controlled originally by the British, then Japanese and Russians before returning back to China, Dalian is fascinating in history, culture and this is predominant in various architechtural buildings all over the city.