On a visit to Xiamen you definitely cannot miss out on the must see places. The significance of these must see places are that they stand as a symbol for Xiamen. These places are what Xiamen is all about. These must see places in Xiamen will stay as cherishing memories of the city forever in your heart.
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No.6 Lujiao Road, Siming District, Xiamen361002, China
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 Opium War, the British made predominant changes in the administration of the island. That is why the Victorian style architecture on the island.
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No.422 Siming South Road, Siming District,Xiamen, China
09:00 am - 08:00 pm
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, tastefully maintained. Because it is the place of the youth, it is very lively. It is said to be one of the most beautiful campuses in the whole of China. Th...
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No.515 Siming South Road, Siming District,Xiamen 361005, China
05:40 am - 06:00 pm
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 architecture is of the old traditional Chinese style.
The golden idol of Buddha
The mountain hike
Buddhist scriptures and images...
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Siming District, Xiamen 361001, China
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 anything and everything you want to purchase. The street is very busy and lively.
International brands and indigenous products, both wi...
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No.38 Huangyan Road, Siming District, Xiamen 361002, China
08:00 am - 06:00 pm
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 union flag at the entrance is a reminder of China’s defeat caused by the great powers. There are around 2000 items on display that tell the sto...
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No.7 Ganghou Road, Siming District, Xiamen361002, China
08:15 am - 06:00 pm
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 can observe the evolution of the instrument. The museum is small and interesting enough to satisfy even the non-enthusiasts. The staff plays a piano to...
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Siming District, Xiamen 361000, China
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 from the beach. And there is a huge variety of bikes available. Where you decide to take a break, you will be welcomed by a great view and good food....
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Tianwei Lu, Gulangyu, 361002, China
06:00 am - 08:30 pm
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 replica of a popular garden back home. The speciality of this garden is that it looks as if it is infinitely stretched. The exit of the garden will take y...
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South of Gulangyu Island, Siming District,Xiamen 361002, China
08:30 am - 05:00 pm
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 Korea and Malaysia. There are two floors to this museum. The first floor is dedicated to the other countries while the second floori belongs wholly to the...
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No.62 Huangyan Road, Siming District, Xiamen361002, China
12:01 am - 12:00 am
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 sea level. The climb is steep but not that high. When you reach the top, you will find that the place is very well maintained. This brings you close to ...
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Parks and Landscape Bureau of Xiamen, 25 Huyuan Road, Siming District, Xiamen Fujian 361003, China
08:00 am - 06:00 pm
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 of this place. Built in the year 1960, this garden houses nearly 6300 tropical and subtropical ornamental plants. The garden is frequently visited by ...
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No.1888 Fulian Road, Dongfu Town, Haicang District, Xiamen 361027, China
10:00 am - 11:59 pm
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 scents. On a crowded day, some pools might get full, but there are plenty more. There is enough number of towel stands.
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