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Putian
Putian is located in the eastern part of the Fujian coast. It is adjacent to the Taiwan Strait to the east, facing Taiwan across the waters. Because it is famous for producing lychee, it was given the moniker "Lychee City." With a long history and beautiful scenery, Putian is one of the “historical and cultural cities” in Fujian Province. The famous Southern Shaolin Temple is located in the north side of Xitianwei Town in Licheng District in Putian City. It is an important birthplace of Nanquan martial arts in China. The Mazu Ancestral Temple on Meizhou Island is also very famous. The Mazu worshiped in the temple, where a god sits that has been long revered by shipmen, seafarers, tourists, businessmen and fishermen.
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Jiulihu Scenic Area
4.5/5
882 Reviews
Lake
Waterfall
Jiulihu Scenic Area is located in Xianyou County in Fujian Province. The area's most popular attractions include a picturesque lake and large waterfall. The lake has been famous throughout Chinese history and inspired many poets and writers. The waterfall is particularly spectacular. Visitors can walk past the waterfall and enjoy the beautiful natural surroundings.
Jiulong (“Nine Dragon”) Valley Scenic Area
4.2/5
558 Reviews
Waterfall
The Jiulong Valley Scenic Area has always been known as Putian's beautiful “backyard,” and it includes the lower half of the nine waterfalls of Jiuli (“Nine Carp”) Lake. The scenic area also has quite a rich assortment of entertainment facilities. You can get your fill of lake scenery floating on a bamboo raft along the lake. Thrill seekers can get personally acquainted with the rapids on kayaks. Alternatively, visitors can challenge themselves by taking a walk on the cable bridge that spans the two sides of the stream. You can see the mountain valley on either side from the top of the bridge and the constant chain of cruising boats beneath you, basically getting an eyeful of the scenery of the whole mountain valley.
Meizhou Island
4.3/5
700 Reviews
Island/Peninsula
Cultural Experiencial Area
Beach
Meizhou Island is a long, narrow island located in the southern part of Putian City, with its long side running north-south. The island is the birthplace of the culture of devotion to the sea goddess Mazu, and many magnificent temples on the island honor her. It has long been a place of pilgrimage for the coastal believers and is known as the “Mecca of the Far East.” Lovely scenery covers the island, including many intriguing large rock formations. And yet, the island’s broad beaches are covered in soft, fine sand, rounding it out as a traveler’s paradise. The island’s most famous site is the Huangjin (Golden) Beach on its southwest corner. The three-kilometer stretch of beach is famous as a great place to find sea life at low tide, play in the sand, and swim.
Ruiyun Mountain Forest Park
4/5
172 Reviews
Forest
Ruiyun Mountain Forest Park is located in Ruiyun Village, Dayang Township, Hanjiang District, Putian City, Fujian Province. Situated at the junction of Yongtai and Fuqing, it's adjacent to the former site of the Fujian Central Revolutionary Base. The natural landscape in the scenic area has the reputation of 18 major spots and 36 minor spots. The tourist area has a high forest coverage rate, where a great variety of plants flourish. There are forests of important tree species, including Chinese yew, three needle China fir, Alsophila Spinulosa fern and Chinese toon.
Caixi Rock
4.4/5
138 Reviews
Temple
Legend has it that Caixi Rock has over one hundred tourist attractions. There is an ancient temple built by the Tang Dynasty on the mountain. The temple has had periods of prosperity and decline and was rebuilt to include the Grand Hall, Jiuxian Shine, Hall of Avalokitesvara Buddhisatva and Ningdai Dagoba. Two huge rocks stand against each other near the temple, between them a stone gate. The precipice on the north side of the stone gate is like a giant shield. Water running from the top of the mountain after rain forms a splendid waterfall.
Yu Manor Hot Spring Resort
4.3/5
180 Reviews
Hot Spring
Part of Putian's deep tourism culture, the Yu Manor Hot Spring Resort offers a number of special open-air hot spring pools. The hot spring pools vary in size and each pool has its own unique characteristics. Yu Manor is also equipped with large-scale entertainment and leisure attractions, such as a children's water park, a hot spring wave pool and a standard open-air swimming pool. Adults and children alike can have a fun and enjoyable time.

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Weather Forecast and Travel Tips for Putian
Nov 26, 2020 Putian Weather:Cloudy, Northeasterly Wind:0-10 kph, Humidity:69%, Sunrise/Sunset:06:29/17:13
Putian Travel:Suitable, Umbrella:Not Required, UV Strength:Low

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