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Nanputuo Temple

Nanputuo Temple
Nanputuo Temple Overview
South Putuo or Nanputuo Temple (Nán Pǔtuó Sì 南普陀寺) is a famous Buddhist temple founded in the Tang Dynasty in the Chinese city of Xiamen. It is so named because it is south of the Buddhist holy site Mount Putuo in Zhejiang Province. South Putuo Temple located under the Xiamen Wulao Peaks (wǔlǎofēng 五老峰) the main temple is Bong Goddess of Mercy, Zhejiang Zhoushan Putuo Mountain, south of and located in one of China's four Buddhist temples, it is known as the South Putuo Temple.

Last Updated on Thursday, 05 July 2012 19:22
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Gulangyu Island

Bird Island
Kulangsu (Gǚlàngyǚ 鼓浪屿) , literally "Drum Wave Islet" is a car-free island off the coast of Xiàmén, Fujian Province in southern China, about 2 square kilometers (0.77 sq mi) in area. The island landscape typically famous for its beautiful scene , known for it lovely nick name of "Sea Garden" is also a national sign of scenic spots.

A 10-minute boat trip from Xiamen, Gulangyu is a relaxing retreat of meandering lanes and shaded backstreets, set in an architectural twilight of colonial villas and crumbling remains. It’s well worth spending a few days exploring the place. It is home to about 20,000 people and is a very popular tourist destination.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 July 2012 09:18
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Beautiful Mountains in Fuzhou

Beautiful Mountains in Fuzhou

Located on the lower reaches of the Minjiang River (mǐn jiāng 闽江) in eastern Fujian (fú jiàn 福建), the city of Fuzhou (fú zhōu 福州) is the capital and the political, economic, and cultural center of Fujian Province. It is a famous tourist city with beautiful and countless sceneries and an excellent city center, and with natural and manmade sights. There are famed mountains, temples, tombs, gardens, towers and bridges throughout Fuzhou.
Last Updated on Friday, 15 October 2010 20:25
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Scenic Spots in Haicang, Tong'an and Xiang'an

Riyuegu Hot Spring

Gulangyu Islet (gǔ làng yǔ 鼓浪屿), Nanputuo Temple (nán pǔ tuó sì 南普陀寺), Wanshi Crag (wàn shí yán 万石岩), and Jimei Tourist Areas (jí měi lǚ yóu qū 集美旅游区) are the most famous in Xiamen ((xià mén 厦门)). But they are not the whole beauty of Xiamen. Now we are going to find the other wonderful scenic spots.

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Top Four Scenic Spots in Xiamen

Xiamen

Xiamen (xià mén 厦门) is the second largest city in Fujian. Legend has it that egrets once made home there, hence its another name of "Egrets' Island (lù dǎo 鹭岛)". The city is 1,516.12 square kilometers in area and has a population of 1.17 million. The best tourist season lasts from April through to November. Xiamen and its surrounding countryside offer spectacular scenery and pleasant tree-lined beaches. Xiamen serves as a principal entry and exit for overseas Chinese to and from China and an ancestral home of many people in Taiwan (tái wān 台湾).

Last Updated on Monday, 17 May 2010 12:44
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