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Last updated: Apr 4, 2014


Tourist Attractions in Xiamen

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Heaven Border Temple

Heaven Border Temple (click to enlarge)

On the west of Wanshi Botanical Garden is Drunken God Rock. Heaven Border Temple is built there at the begining of the Qing Dynasty. In the old times, monks there always stroke the bell 108 time in early morning which could be heard far and near. Thus people called this "Morning Bell From Heaven Border" and listed it among the "Eight Minor Landscapes of Xiamen". Ascend step by step from the back of the temple, one come to other sceneries like "Ask Buddha the Way", "God Ruin Rock", "Stone Chessboard", "Buddha Bathing Basin" and "Long Howl Cave". Camel Peak is the summit and one can catch the whole sight of Xiamen and be feeling extremely relaxed there.

Twelve-Dragon Pool

Twelve-Dragon Pool (click to enlarge)

The pool is among stones and rocks on the north hill of Tong'an District. A current of spring water falls from a hundred-metre high rocky cliff. Passing by many steps and holes on different height, the water fall creats 12 water ponds holding limpid water. Thus the sight is names "Twelve-Dragon Pool".

Huandaolu Road

Huandaolu Road (click to enlarge)

From Xiamen University, passes Hulishan, Pucuoan, Huangcuo, Qianpu and Lianqian, Huandaolu Road likes a streamer goes around the Xiamen Island. Along Huandaolu Road, there are many tourist attractions such as Jinhai Park, Jingzhou Park and strawberries fields. Opposite the Huandaolu Road are Jinmen Isle, Dadeng and Xiaodeng Isles.

Haicang Bridge

Haicang Bridge (click to enlarge)

Xiamen Haicang Bridge is the Second suspension bridge in the world and the first in Asia. The total length is 5926.527 meters and 50000 cars pass it everyday. Xiamen Haicang Bridge is an important way that connects Xiamen with the outside world. It is also a famous tourist attraction in Xiamen. The bridge shows that the level of bridge building in China has met the international standard.

Jingzhou Park

Jingzhou Park (click to enlarge)

Jingzhou Park is in southeaster Xiamen Island. The park is surrounded by mountains in three sides and faces the sea. Jingzhou Park has European styled garden and modern amusement world. The park was officially opened in July 1995. Now the "Taiwan Flok Custom Village" has opened too. It is the only village that shows the folk custom of Taiwan in Mainland China.
 
(from Website of Xiamen Powerlong Hotel and Xiamen Tourism Bureau)

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Tour Xiamen
  1. Wanshi Botanical Garden
  2. Brahma Monastery
  3. Sunrise on Hongji Summit
  4. Five Old Gentlemen Peaks
  5. Taiping Rock
  6. Heaven Border Temple
  7. Twelve-Dragon Pool
  8. Huandaolu Road
  9. Haicang Bridge
  10. Jingzhou Park
  11. Jinbang Park
  12. Huxiyan Rock
  13. Haicang Qingjiao Ciji Palace
  14. Hulishan Hill Fort
  15. Hongshan Park
  16. Bright Moon Garden
  17. Shuzhuang Park
  18. Sunlight Rock
  19. Yuandan Lakeview
  20. Aoyuan (Turtle Garden)
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