Best Things To Do in Xiamen, China

Whether you're visiting Xiamen for a few days or are a localite, Xiamen is sure to have something new for you. Explore our guide that tells you about the best tourist places to visit and things to do in Xiamen. This guide will give you an idea about the popular attractions, upcoming tourist spots, and off-beat things to do in Xiamen. This makes it easy to plan weekends or long vacations in Xiamen. We have compiled this cool stuff to do in Xiamen keeping in mind the points of interest for families, groups, and romantic couples. Looking at the activities for adventure junkies in Xiamen listed here will get the blood rushing and adrenaline pumping through your veins.

Check out free places to visit in Xiamen which you can visit without spending a penny. Handpicked tours, day trips, and excursions in Xiamen will make your visit comfortable. You will also find the opening and closing time, along with the time required to cover major attractions. This will help you to have a flawless plan without much hassle. We have also included eateries in Xiamen recommended by locals.

Tourist Attractions in Xiamen

Take a look at these famous tourist attractions in Xiamen that are a must-visit!

  1. #1 of 96 Things To Do in Xiamen
    - Used in 828 itineraries
    Gulangyu Island

    Tags: Museum, Beach, Island, Garden

    Address: No.6 Lujiao Road, Siming District, Xiamen361002, China

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Guolangyu island is listed as one of the ten most scenic places in the province, and fittingly so. The island is known for its beautiful beaches and its varied architecture, After China lost the First...Read more

  2. #2 of 96 Things To Do in Xiamen
    - Used in 586 itineraries
    Xiamen University

    Tags: Museum, Food And Drinks, Cafe, Lake

    Address: No.422 Siming South Road, Siming District,Xiamen, China

    Timings: 09:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    Xiamen University is known for its huge campus. It has 27 schools containing 76 departments and 10 research institutes. The campus is beautiful and very quiet. There’s a lot of greenery, tastefu...Read more

  3. #3 of 96 Things To Do in Xiamen
    - Used in 756 itineraries
    Nanputuo Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Outdoors, Observatory

    Address:  No.515 Siming South Road, Siming District,Xiamen 361005, China

    Timings: 05:40 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Nanputuo is a very renowned Buddhist temple in the Tang dunasty of Xiamen. The temple is surrounded by the sea and the Wulao peaks. More than a few steps lead to this magnificently made structure. The...Read more

  4. #4 of 96 Things To Do in Xiamen
    - Used in 398 itineraries
    Zhongshan Road

    Tags: Outdoors, Food And Drinks, Street Market, Street Food

    Address: Siming District, Xiamen 361001, China

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Zhongshan is the market street of Xiamen. It stretches for a little more than a kilometre. If you are going to spend one night in Xiamen, this place is a must-visit in the evening. You will get anythi...Read more

  5. #5 of 96 Things To Do in Xiamen
    - Used in 603 itineraries
    Huaijiu Gulangyu Museum

    Tags: Museum, History Museum, Entertainment

    Address: No.38 Huangyan Road, Siming District, Xiamen 361002, China

    Timings: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Huaijiu museum is a preservation centre for the old Chinese culture. This red coloured building is the most well maintained building amongst all the old structures standing on the Gulangyu Island. The...Read more

  6. #6 of 96 Things To Do in Xiamen
    - Used in 478 itineraries
    Xiamen Piano Museum

    Tags: Museum, Park, View Point

    Address: No.7 Ganghou Road, Siming District, Xiamen361002, China

    Timings: 08:15 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Xiamen Piano Museum has a piano collection from all over the world. The pianos range from being very old to being very modern. There are 2 floors to this building and about 80 pianos on display. You c...Read more

  7. #7 of 96 Things To Do in Xiamen
    - Used in 408 itineraries
    Kulangsu Huandao Road

    Tags: View Point, Food And Drinks, Cafe, Restaurant

    Address: Siming District, Xiamen 361000, China

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Kulangsu Huandao Road is a path that runs along the coast of Xiamen. A day long trip along this road will open up many possibilities for many different activities. The cycle track is just a 100 metres...Read more

  8. #8 of 96 Things To Do in Xiamen
    International Lettering Museum Of Art Of Xiamen

    Tags: Museum

    Address: South of Gulangyu Island, Siming District,Xiamen 361002, China

    Timings: 08:30 am - 05:00 pm Details

    This museum showcases artwork that has been created out of the alphabets of different languages. Though the exhibits are predominantly Chinese, there are also sufficient entries from Japan, South Kore...Read more

  9. #9 of 96 Things To Do in Xiamen
    - Used in 559 itineraries
    Xiamen Shuzhuang Garden

    Tags: Garden, Observatory, Bridge

    Address: Tianwei Lu, Gulangyu, 361002, China

    Timings: 06:00 am - 08:30 pm Details

    This garden has been built between the sea and the cliffs. This makes the place look picturesque. Originally built in 1931, it was a private garden of a Taiwanese businessman who had made it as a repl...Read more

  10. #10 of 96 Things To Do in Xiamen
    - Used in 335 itineraries
    Riguang Mountain

    Tags: Outdoors, View Point, Peak, Nature

    Address: No.62 Huangyan Road, Siming District, Xiamen361002, China

    Riguang mountain is a viewpoint that gives you a 360-degree panoramic view of the Gulangyu island and even the Xiamen city that lies beyond. The highest point of the mountain is 92 metres above the se...Read more

  11. #11 of 96 Things To Do in Xiamen
    - Used in 507 itineraries
    Xiamen Botanical Garden

    Tags: Outdoors, Theme Park, Botanical Garden, Observatory

    Address: Parks and Landscape Bureau of Xiamen, 25 Huyuan Road, Siming District, Xiamen Fujian 361003, China

    Timings: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    The Xiamen Botanical Garden has been built on a sloping terrain and is scaterred with rocks of all shapes and sizes. These boulders have been carved upon by artists, thus making them an inherent part ...Read more

  12. #12 of 96 Things To Do in Xiamen
    Xiamen Riyuegu Hot Spring Resort Communities

    Tags: Cave, Garden, View Point, Hot Spring

    Address: No.1888 Fulian Road, Dongfu Town, Haicang District, Xiamen 361027, China

    Timings: 10:00 am - 11:59 pm Details

    This place is known for its saunas. The setting is very calm and spiritual. The music is relaxing. This place will get you rid of your stress in just a day. There are various pools with different scen...Read more

  13. #13 of 96 Things To Do in Xiamen
    - Used in 209 itineraries
    Xiamen Yuanbo Garden

    Tags: Outdoors, Garden, View Point, Hot Spring

    Address: Zhongzhou Island, Jimei District, Xiamen361000, China

    Timings: 07:30 am - 10:00 pm Details

    This is a collection of many creative gardens. It is located just outside the city of Xiamen. The gardens are differently themed. The arrangement of flowers is artistic and based on the philosophies o...Read more

  14. #14 of 96 Things To Do in Xiamen
    - Used in 190 itineraries
    Huli Mountain Fort

    Tags: View Point, Ancient Ruin, Historical Site, Exhibition

    Address: Huli Mountain, Siming District, Xiamen 361002, China

    Timings: 07:30 am - 06:00 pm Details

    This fort is a historic defence system known for its vast collection of ancient weaponry. This place is situated on the Hulishan shore to the south of Xiamen. It was built in the year 19891. The archi...Read more

  15. #15 of 96 Things To Do in Xiamen
    - Used in 326 itineraries
    Zeng Cuo An Village

    Tags: Walking Area, Food And Drinks, Cafe, Club

    Address:  Beside Huandao Road, Xiamen 361005, China

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This village is the nightlife district of Xiamen. Earlier it was just a quiet fishing village. When students and tourists started migrating to this place, they made it younger. The place is what you c...Read more

Activities And Tours

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