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  • Gulangyu Island

    Gulangyu Island

    The Gulangyu Island, surrounded by turquoise blue waters, covers an area of 1.87 square kilometers. It gathered different Chinese and foreign style buildings, so called International Architecture Exhibition, also has the reputation of " Piano Island ", "Music Hometown". Gulangyu Island is an act of nature with beautiful island landscapes, the rocky jagged mountains, the winding shoreline, and the pinnacle wins mountain range. Its main scenic spots are Sunlight Rock, Shuzhuang Garden, Haoyue Garden, which are all famous scenery of Xiamen.

    10 minutes’ walk to ferry terminal from the hotel

    Best Visiting Time: 07:00-21:00

  • Zhongshan Road

    Zhongshan Road

    Just 500 meters from Hotel is this the busiest and flourishing commercial center. The large shopping centres, together with a variety of small retails stores and restaurants, are characterized by an abundance of items such as souvenirs, clothing, local specialties, music, arts and distinctive cuisines.

    5 minutes’ walk from the hotel

    Best visiting time: 10:00-22:00

  • Island-ring Road

    Island-ring Road

    Starting from the ferry wharf, ending at Dunshang area, the Island-ring Road has a total length of 31 kilometers. Along the way, tourists enjoy the limitless ocean scenery. The many attractions along the road include Xiamen University, Hulishan Fort, three waterfront squares, Yefeng Village, Guanyin Mountain and Wuyuanwan Bay etc.

    5 minutes by taxi from the hotel

  • Xiamen University

    Xiamen University

    Xiamen University was founded in 1921 by Tan Kah Kee, the well-known patriotic overseas Chinese leader, and was the first university in China founded by an overseas Chinese. The campus enjoys not only a rich academy atmosphere, but also beautiful scenery, giving rise to its reputation as China’s most beautiful university campus. The campus is noted for its historic buildings, with walls and traditional tile roofs marrying both Chinese and Western architectural styles.

    5 minutes by taxi from the hotel

    Best visiting time: 8:00-19:00

  • Nanputuo Temple

    Nanputuo Temple

    Founded in the Tang dynasty and rebuilt in 1684 during the reign of the Qing Dynasty’s Emperor Kangxi, this well-known temple was named after the famous temple on Putuo Mountain in Zhejiang Province.This temple was built into the mountainside, and includes the South Fujian Buddhist Academy. Founded in 1925, it is the first of its kind in China. Nanputuo temple receives numerous visitors year round.

    5 minutes by taxi from the hotel

    Best visiting time: 6:00-18:00

  • Hulishan Fort

    Hulishan Fort

    Hulishan Fort was built in 1894, and covers more than 70,000 square meters. Located at the Hulishan seashore, on the southern tip of Xiamen Island, the entire Fort is of a bunker-shape and combines European and Chinese styles of the Ming and Qing Dynasties. The 13.13m, 50 ton cannon was purchased from the German Krupp arsenal. It can be rotated 360 degrees, has an effective range of 16,000 meters. According to the “2000 Guinness World Record Book,” it is the oldest cannon of the nineteenth-century.

    10 minutes by taxi from the hotel

    Best Visiting Time: 8:00-17:00