Liaocheng is a city in Shandong. It is a typical Chinese city, nothing very special. There is an ancient tower called "Guangyue" in the center of old city and said old city is surrounded by a gigantic moat, or man made lake. The lake itself is heavily promoted by the local government for tourism. The same thing can be said about the old city, which has undergone numerous renovations. However, they flattened the real old buildings and built new ones with "old style".
Railway is preferable as there is no airport. Or you can take the long distance bus service.
Uber, city bus. The air conditioned bus cost two yuan and regular cost 1 yuan.
The lake, it is big and nice. Guangyue Tower
It's the birthplace of the most famous donkey meat in China. "Dong'e" Donkey.