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Xiamen, Fujian China
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Xiamen night view
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Xiamen Skyline
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Top sigths of China

Guangzhou is one more large historic centre of the country. There are several important places of interest there – the building of the Guangzhou Folk Art Museum, Huaisheng Mosque, Temple of the Six Banyan Trees, Sacred Heart Cathedral and many more. Guangzhou is also famous for its popular beach resorts as local climate is perfect for this kind of rest. … Open

Chapters of the guide to Xiamen

Cuisine and top restaurants

It is also worth to taste Shacha noodles. You can order it at any local restaurant. Noodles are cooked in a broth of pork or chicken bones with the addition of Shacha sauce. Other ingredients, such as pork liver, kidney, tofu or duck tendon, are added if the customer asks for it. Noodle and shrimp soup is simple and delicious. The composition of the dish fully corresponds to its name. Be sure to taste the crab … Open

Traditions and mentality of Xiamen

The colorful Dragon Boat Festival takes place in the city in June. According to legend, the officer and poet, beloved by the people, knew about the defeat of his homeland army and the fall of the capital a long time ago. He wrote a poetic epitaph with grief and threw himself into the water. The peasants, wishing to save the author, sailed to him in boats, which were decorated with the image of dragons at that time. … Open

Travel guide to Xiamen

Ding'aozai Street is one more interesting tourist landmark. Locals and tourists gave another unofficial name to it – the Cat Street. Facades of numerous buildings are decorated with images of cats. Moreover, attentive visitors will find images of cats painted on lanterns, benches, and other elements of the infrastructure. The picturesque street has countless souvenir shops and art galleries that offer amazing … Open

Xiamen for children - what to visit

Shuanglongtan Eco-Sport Scenic Zone will appeal to children of 9-10 years of age and older. It's not exactly a traditional amusement park. Of course, there are a few common attractions like roller coasters here. But it will be more interesting for the child to try himself in active sports. A child, for example, will be able to test his abilities in archery or riding on local grass skis. Motocross will interest the … Open

Shopping, streets and outlets

Even if you are not too fond of markets and prefer to shop in modern stores, it is worth visiting at least one Xiamen night market. It is worth doing in order to plunge into the unique Asian atmosphere of trade after sunset. You can taste something new from the food here. This can be, for example, Taiwan Snack Street or Late Night Market. If you want to buy seafood or goods from local artisans, you should go to the … Open

Attractions and active leisure

Travelers with children should definitely drop in the local Xiamen Haicang Wild Zoo. Despite its relatively small area, it is distinguished by very magnificent design. Besides aviaries with animals, there is a scene artificial pond in the zoo. Harmonious constructions in national style complement the image of the zoo. Those tourists who prefer unusual entertainments can visit the Nanshun Crocodile Park. Such … Open

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